Fire PSA including fire spreading — Extensive Modelling of all Dependencies of PSA-Components

  • Hartmut Schmaltz
  • Jörg Rattke
Conference paper


In the German PSA-Procedure-Guide it is recommended to perform plant specific Fire-PSA. The scope of the fire PSA is to analyse internal fire-events which may contribute in a not negligible extent to the core damage frequency.


Fire Protection Fault Tree Fire Spreading Fire Cell Combustible Material 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hartmut Schmaltz
    • 1
  • Jörg Rattke
    • 2
  1. 1.Framatome ANP GmbHErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Gemeinschaftskernkraftwerk Neckar GmbHNeckarwestheimGermany

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