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Knowledge and Experience Sharing Workshops

Level 2 Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants

Dubrovnic, October 2010

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The materials below were produced from workshop on the following subjects:


  • Overview of Level 2 PSA - Introduction
  • Level 2 PSA Process - Major Tasks & Interfaces
  • Role of Level 2 PSA in Risk-Informed Regulation
  • Level 2 PSA Project Arrangements
  • Overview of Severe Accident Behavior
  • Sample Calculation of Severe Accident Progression
  • LWR Containment Designs
  • Deterministic Analysis of Containment Structural Capacity
  • Deterministic Analysis of Fission Product Release
  • Probabilistic Analysis - Logic Models, Quantification and Uncertainty, part 1
  • Probabilistic Analysis - Logic Models, Quantification and Uncertainty, part 2
  • Presentation of Results
  • PSA in IAEA Publications
  • Review of Level-2 PSA
  • IRIDM and Level-2 PSA Applications

Workshop available on DVD upon request.

Target group: Staff of utilities, nuclear power plants, regulatory authorities, and technical support organizations
Media: 7 DVDs with Video-Synchronized Power Point Presentations


The information contained in these video lectures cannot be changed or modified in any way and should serve only the purpose of promoting exchange of experience, knowledge dissemination and training in nuclear safety. The information presented does not necessarily reflect the views of the IAEA or the governments of IAEA Member States and as such is not an official record. The IAEA makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information. Neither does it warrant that use of the information is free of any claims of copyright infringement. The use of particular designations of countries or territories does not imply any judgment by the IAEA as to the legal status of such countries or territories, of their authorities and institutions or of the delimitation of their boundaries. The mention of names of specific companies or products (whether or not indicated as registered) does not imply any intention to infringe proprietary rights, nor should it be construed as an endorsement or recommendation on the part of the IAEA

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