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Knowledge and Experience Sharing Workshops

PSA Level 2

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The purpose of the course is to provide safety analysis engineers with an overview of the objectives, technical methods and computational tools of a typical Level 2 Probabilistic Safety Assessment.


 Training Course Manual Level 2 PSA (118KB)

 Introduction (181KB)

 Severe Accident Phenomena – an Overview plus Exercise (3018KB)

 Exercise on Severe Accident Phenomena (292KB)

 Source Term Phenomena (1178KB)

 Accident Progression & Source Term Analysis (1211KB)

 Containment Performance – Failure Modes and Criteria and Containment Failure Criteria Exercise (1026KB)

 Level 1 – Level 2 Interface (683KB)

 Exercise on Containment Performance (256KB)

 Containment Event Tree Development & Quantification (866KB)

 Coupling Source Terms to Probabilistic Event Analysis
(CET end-state binning)

 Level 2 PSA Results (379KB)

 Treatment of Uncertainties (306KB)

Target group: Engineering personnel with interests in nuclear power reactor safety analysis
Media: PDF Files


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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