Qualification Procedure for PSA Software Referring to STARS-FTA

  • Cornelia Spitzer
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Abstract

For the performance and in particular the evaluation of PSAs (level 1) a variety of software approaches is available originated from different countries. Strong and weak points of these tools have been described and discussed in several publications without carrying out a qualification procedure (at least not for the tools used in Germany). In the PSA-guideline [1] e. g., various software tools are mentioned with respect to the performance of a comprehensive NPP-PSA in the framework of the Periodic Safety Review; in the further developments of this guideline with appendices and corresponding documents (drafts) minimal requirements and features are listed which have to be fulfilled by software used.

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Clarification 

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© Springer-Verlag London 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cornelia Spitzer
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Technology and Radiation ProtectionTÜV SüdwestMannheimGermany

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