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Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management (PSAM)

Michael G. Stamatelatos
Michael G. Stamatelatos
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Harold S. Blackman
Harold S. Blackman
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Established in 2002 by certain member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the OECD Pipe Failure Data Exchange (OPDE) Project has produced a major database on the piping service experience applicable to commercial nuclear power plants. The project is operated under the umbrella of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and organizations producing or regulating more than 80% of nuclear energy generation worldwide are contributing data to the OPDE Project. The Project considers pipe failure data including service-induced wall thinning, part through-wall crack, pinhole leak, leak, and rupture/severance (events involving large through-wall flow rates up to...

Overview of OPDE Database Development
High Level Database Insights
OPDE Second Term (2005–2008) Outlook
Database Availability
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