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Proc. ASME. ICONE18, 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering: Volume 4, Parts A and B, 377-382, May 17–21, 2010
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICONE18-29345
... of 10CFR50.46 of USNRC, and another is the best estimate (BE) analysis methodology which needs strict sensitivity and uncertainty analysis. The results achieved by the best estimate analysis are closer to the reality than those achieved by the conservative methodology, and the realistic BELOCA analysis...
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Proc. ASME. ICONE17, Volume 4: Codes, Standards, Licensing and Regulatory Issues; Student Paper Competition, 681-691, July 12–16, 2009
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICONE17-75956
... for the safety of nuclear power plants. Recently made advances offer two acceptable options for demonstrating that the safety is ensured with sufficient margin: use of best estimate (BE) computer codes either combined with conservative input data or with realistic input data but associated with evaluation...
Topics: Licensing
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Proc. ASME. ICONE16, Volume 2: Fuel Cycle and High Level Waste Management; Computational Fluid Dynamics, Neutronics Methods and Coupled Codes; Student Paper Competition, 915-922, May 11–15, 2008
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICONE16-48652
... when the influence on important calculation results is considered: e.g. PCT (Peak Clad Temperature) could be affected by more than 100 K. 09 07 2009 Best Estimate Decay Heat Decay Heat Gamma Distribution Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering...
Topics: Heat
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Proc. ASME. ICONE14, Volume 2: Thermal Hydraulics, 829-837, July 17–20, 2006
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICONE14-89804
... 17 09 2008 In 1988, since the revision of the 10 CFR50.46, the best estimate codes may be used in safety demonstration and licensing, provided that uncertainties are added to the relevant output parameters before comparing them with the acceptance criteria. The uncertainty of output...