Risk Importance of Component Represented by a Single Basic Event not Involved in a CCF Group


At the beginning, we introduce two basic terms which will be used in all considerations to come. Both of them are “events”:

  • Failure of component by a considered failure mode, when challenged. (This failure mode is presented in a PRA model by specifically defined single basic event.)

  • Occurrence of specified top event representing certain damage state (e.g. reactor core damage).

5.1Introductory Considerations
5.2Theoretical Relation Between RAW and RRW
5.3FC for a Single Basic Event
5.4RAW for a Single Basic Event
5.5RRW for a Single Basic Event
5.6Reliability Importance for a Single Basic Event

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