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Risk Importance Measures in the Design and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants

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Ivan Vrbanic
Ivan Vrbanic
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Pranab Samanta
Pranab Samanta
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Ivica Basic
Ivica Basic
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ISBN:
9780791861394
No. of Pages:
152
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2017

It can be said that the idea for risk importance measures originates from the concept of traditional sensitivity analysis, which might not necessarily be related to the risk (reliability) studies. One type of sensitivity analysis is to change one of the parameters and see how much effect it makes on the result. A systematic approach would be to calculate the fractional change in result for a fractional change in a variable or parameter.

4.1
Background on Importance Measures in Risk Assessment
4.2
Importance Measures Broadly Used in PRAs for NPPs
4.3
Examples of Use of Risk Importance Measures in Risk-Informed Applications
4.4
Risk Importance Measures: Focus of Discussion in this Monograph
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