Title: A Case Study on Incorporation of Ageing Effects into the PSA Model
Authors: RODIONOV Andriy
Publisher: European Commission
Publication Year: 2009
JRC N°: JRC51603
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 23930 EN
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC51603
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report presents the results of a case study on incorporation of ageing effects into the PSA model and discussions on the use of PSA to evaluate the SSC ageing effect on overall plant safety. The study was carried out within the framework of the EC-JRC Ageing PSA Network Task 7. The possible impact of age-related degradation on the component reliability and on the plant risk profile is demonstrated using the PWR Large LOCA PSA model as an example. Practical insights, recommendations and limitations are also discussed.
JRC Directorate:Energy, Transport and Climate

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