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From Risk to RAMS informed decision-making on changes to TSM

  • Sebastian Martorell
  • Jose F. Villanueva
  • Yolanda Nebot
  • Sofia Carlos
  • Vicente Serradell
  • Ana Sanchez
Conference paper

Abstract

The study of changes to Technical Specifications and Maintenance (TSM) at Nuclear Power Plants (NPP) normally aims at finding the best solution feasible for a particular requirement or activity (Maintenance, Surveillance Requirements (SR), Limiting Conditions for Operation (LCO), etc. taking into account relevant criteria concerning the decision-making; that is for example, searching the appropriate set of a particular parameter related to TSM to result in minimal risk, cost, etc.

Keywords

Nuclear Power Plant Acceptance Criterion Preventive Maintenance Decision Vector Traditional Criterion 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Martorell
    • 1
  • Jose F. Villanueva
    • 1
  • Yolanda Nebot
    • 1
  • Sofia Carlos
    • 1
  • Vicente Serradell
    • 1
  • Ana Sanchez
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical and Nuclear EngineeringPolytechnic University of ValenciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Statistics and Operational ResearchPolytechnic University of ValenciaValenciaSpain

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