Risk Monitoring Systems

  • Peter Kafka
Conference paper


The paper shows the idea, the drivers and some basics within the wide spread field of Risk Monitoring Systems for nuclear power plants. Pros and cons are summarised and the status of last developments is touched. The situation in non-nuc technologies is commented.


Risk Level Risk Impact Component Outage Deterministic Criterion Plant Configuration 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Kafka
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  1. 1.RelConsultGrünwaldGermany

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