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Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

Author: John C Lee; Norman J McCormick; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2011], ©2011.
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"The book has been developed in conjunction with NERS 462, a course offered every year to seniors and graduate students in the University of Michigan NERS program. The first half of the book covers the principles of risk analysis, the techniques used to develop and update a reliability data base, the reliability of multi-component systems, Markov methods used to analyze the unavailability of systems with repairs,
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Lee, John C., 1941- author.
Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems.
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2011], ©2011
(DLC) 2010049603
(OCoLC)664666833
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Lee; Norman J McCormick; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781118043462 1118043464 9780470907566 0470907568 9781118043448 1118043448 1118043456 1283256142 9781283256148
OCLC Number: 747540690
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 477 p.) : illustrations
Contents: Front Matter --
Risk and Safety of Engineered Systems --
Probabilities of Events --
Reliability Data --
Reliability of Multiple-Component Systems --
Availability and Reliability of Systems with Repair --
Probabilistic Risk Assessment --
Computer Programs for Probabilistic Risk Assessment --
Nuclear Power Plant Safety Analysis --
Major Nuclear Power Plant Accidents and Incidents --
PRA Studies of Nuclear Power Plants --
Passive Safety and Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems --
Risk-Informed Regulations and Reliability-Centered Maintenance --
Dynamic Event Tree Analysis --
Appendix A: Reactor Radiological Sources --
Appendix B: Some Special Mathematical Functions --
Appendix C: Some Failure Rate Data --
Appendix D: Linear Kalman Filter Algorithm --
Answers to Selected Exercises --
Index.
Responsibility: John C. Lee, Norman J. McCormick.

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After a multi-decade hiatus, it appears that nuclear power again may become a viable option for new electrical generation facilities in the United States. Due to regulations, every utility that  Read more...

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