Seismic probabilistic safety assessment (SPSA) is a systematic method for examining and evaluating the risk from earthquake-initiated accidents. The significant advances in the area of SPSA since the...
27 September 2021
28 May 2021
In the aftermath of the Fukushima accident, the nuclear community has been re-evaluating seismic hazard at nuclear facilities worldwide. One of the major challenges in this effort is quantifying and ...
1 June 2021
The main mission of the Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (WGIAGE) is to advance the current understanding of the relevant aspects related with ensuring the integrity...
3 May 2021
Components and Structures under Severe Accident Loading (COSSAL) Final Report (Appendices)
Questions and Answers
5 April 2019
In the face of severe accident scenarios with melted core material, such as those that occurred at Three Mile Island-2 in 1979 and at Fukushima Daiichi in 2011, the integrity assessment of primary ci...
17 January 2019
Increasingly engineers are confronted with the need to perform predictive structural assessment based on limited or incomplete data set. This may include damage up to failure assessment (in the conte...
30 August 2018
The Metallic Component Margins under High Seismic Loads (MECOS) Project is an international programme organised under an initiative of the NEA. The main objective of the MECOS Project is to quantify ...
19 February 2018
International Conference on Fatigue of Nuclear Reactor Components on 28 September-1 October 2015 in Seville, Spain.
In this work, a complete algorithm for monitoring fatigue was developed for nuclear...
10 July 2017
For most nuclear design and in-service inspection codes, fracture mechanics is used to evaluate the integrity of cracked components. The major parameters used in this kind of analysis are K and J whi...
3 July 2017
This is a summary report from the International Conference on Fatigue of Nuclear Reactor Components on 28 September-1 October 2015 in Seville, Spain. Over 90 specialists from 21 countries attended th...
19 December 2016
PROSIR - Probabilistic Structural Integrity of a Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) Pressure Vessel, was a round robin exercise with the primary objective to issue some recommendations of best practice...
14 June 2016
4-6 February 2015
This workshop was the fourth in a series of NEA meetings dedicated to probabilistic approach of seismic hazard or seismic risk. The main objectives were to foster exchan...
29 June 2015
23 June 2015
6 March 2015
This report has been written in the framework of seismic subgroup of the OECD/NEA CSNI Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (WGIAGE) to provide a brief review of current...
26 February 2015
Survey of Existing Practices and Status of Benchmark Work
OECD/NEA/CSNI Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (WGIAGE) has the main mission to advance the current underst...
20 February 2015
OECD/NEA/CSNI Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (WGIAGE) has the main mission to advance the current understanding of those aspects relevant to ensuring the integrity...
28 January 2015
27 June 2014
18 June 2014
20 January 2014