Under an agreement with the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, (JAERI), the NEA supported an international research project with the goal of developing a plant safety monitoring and assessment s...
22 April 2020
This is a summary report by the Hydrogen Mitigation Experiments for Reactor Safety (HYMERES) project on the PANDA and MISTRA experiments.
Phase 1 of the Project, between 2013 and 2016, focused on imp...
23 November 2018
The Material Scaling (MASCA) Project investigated in-vessel phenomena during a severe accident. In particular, it addressed the influence of the chemical composition of the molten corium on the heat ...
1 June 2007
The focus of the Material Scaling (MASCA) Project was to investigate in detail the chemical behaviour of corium in contact with structural materials, with emphasis mainly on steel. This report provid...
1 November 2004
At its annual meeting in December 1999, the Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) issued a recommendation to set up an international collaborative project in the field of thermal-hy...
1 December 2004
The SERENA Project Integration Report summarises the outcome of a broad range of activities conducted in the framework of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Steam Explosion Resolution for Nuclear A...
1 February 2015
In 2012, following a proposal from Japan, the Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) decided to initiate a joint project to conduct a study of the accident progression for the Fukush...
1 March 2015
In the light of the TEPCO Fukushima accident, this report documents a study performed on a set of common-cause failure (CCF) events due to external factors, meaning that not only storms and hurricane...
20 October 2015
This report documents a study performed on a set of ICDE events related to heat exchangers. The events studied here had been collected in the ICDE database. Organisations from Canada, Germany, Japan,...
1 April 2013
The NEA’s ruling body the Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy met for its143rd biannual meeting in April 2022.
27 April 2022
Image: QUENCH facility at KIT. Court. KIT.
The purpose of the QUENCH-ATF project is to investigate the chemical, mechanical and thermal-hydraulics behaviour of ATF claddings in Design Basis Accident...
1 April 2022
The experimental investigations carried out in the frame of the THAI (2007-2009) and THAI-2 (2011-2014) projects contributed significantly to improve the understanding of hydrogen and fission-product...
18 February 2022
18 February 2022
Within the context of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Advanced Thermal-hydraulic Test Loop for Accident Simulation (ATLAS) project, a series of tests were performed to resolve key thermal-hydraulic s...
18 February 2022
In this document, the general coding guidelines for the OECD NEA ICDE Project (International Common Cause Failure Data Exchange) are presented with explanations and appendices for each analysed compo...
21 February 2012
Nearly 100 experts from the NEA Analysis of Information from Reactor Buildings and Containment Vessels of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (ARC-F) Project and the Preparatory Study on Fuel Deb...
3 August 2021
Preparatory meeting for Thermodynamic Characterisation of Fuel Debris and Fission Products Based on Scenario Analysis of Severe Accident Progression at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (TCOFF)...
27 May 2021
24 November 2020
In June 2005, the Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) agreed to set up an expert meeting on the German proposal concerning the THAI Project. The objectives of the project were to ...
22 June 2010
This report provides an overview of experimental facilities that can be used to address nuclear safety research issues in OECD member countries, and identifies priorities for organising international...
1 January 2007