Nuclear Power: Risk Analysis

Publication Date Oct 17, 2013 by Garrick B.J.

Nuclear power plant safety has been the principal driver for contemporary methods of probabilistic risk assessment (PRA).

Important contributions include a general definition of risk, methods for embracing and quantifying uncertainties, and the importance ranking of contributors to risk—an essential input for quantitative risk management. The adoption of risk assessment practices by the nuclear power industry has greatly enhanced the risk management of nuclear power plants.

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