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Safest roadmap for corium experimental research in Europe

Journeau, Christophe; Bouyer, Viviane; Cassiaut-Louis, Nathalie; Fouquart, Pascal; Piluso, Pascal; Ducros, Gérard; Gossé, Stéphane; Guéneau, Christine; Quaini, Andrea; Fluhrer, Beatrix; Miassoedov, Alexei; Stuckert, Juri; Steinbrueck, Martin; Bechta, S; Kudinov, Pavel; Ma, Wei Min; Sehgal, Bal Raj; Hozer, Zoltan; Guba, Attila; Manara, Dario; ... mehr

SAFEST (Severe Accident Facilities for European Safety Targets) is a European project networking the European experimental laboratories focused on the investigation of a nuclear power plant (NPP) severe accident (SA) with reactor core melting and formation of hazardous material system known as corium. The main objective of the project is to establish coordinated activities, enabling the development of a common vision and severe accident research roadmaps for the next years, and of the management structure to achieve these goals. In this frame, a European roadmap on severe accident experimental research has been developed to define research challenges to contribute to further reinforcement of Gen II and III NPP safety. The roadmap takes into account different SA phenomena and issues identified and prioritized in the analyses of severe accidents at commercial NPPs and in the results of the recentEuropean stress tests carried out after the Fukushima accident. Nineteen relevant issues related to reactor core meltdown accidents have been selected during these efforts. These issues have been compared to a survey of the European SA researc ... mehr

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Angewandte Materialien - Angewandte Werkstoffphysik (IAM-AWP)
Institut für Kern- und Energietechnik (IKET)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0895-5646, 1573-0476
KITopen ID: 1000076111
HGF-Programm 32.02.11; LK 01
Erschienen in Journal of risk and uncertainty
Band 4
Heft 3
Seiten Art.Nr. 030901
Projektinformation SAFEST (EU, FP7, 604771)
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 05.12.2017
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