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Abstract

THIS REPORT DESCRIBES AN INTERNATIONAL CODE INTERCOMPARISON EXERCISE CARRIED OUT BY THE NEA PROBABILISTIC SYSTEM ASSESSMENT CODE (PSAC) USER GROUP. THE INTERCOMPARISON INVOLVED PROBABILISTIC SYSTEMS ASSESSMENT (PSA) AND ASSOCIATED CODES, WHICH ARE OF PARTICULAR INTEREST FOR USE IN THE ASSESSMENTS OF THE DISPOSAL OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES. THIS EXERCISE, CALLED THE LEVEL O INTERCOMPARISON, IS THE FIRST OF A SERIES DESIGNED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE VERIFICATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE OF PSA CODES. THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE EXERCISE WERE DESIGNED PRIMARILY TO TEST THE BASIC FUNCTIONS OF PSA CODES, AND USED A SIMPLE SYSTEM MODEL THAT DESCRIBES A HYPOTHETICAL DISPOSAL CONCEPT. COMPARISONS OF THE FINAL RESULTS ARE DESCRIBED, AND SHOW THAT ALL PARTICIPATING CODES PRODUCE RESULTS THAT ARE VERY CONSISTENT. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT ALL OF THE BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THESE CODES OPERATE AS EXPECTED, AND MEET THEIR DESIGN REQUIREMENTS.

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Authors: SALTELLI A, JRC-ISPRA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS;SARTORI E, JRC-ISPRA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS;ANDRES T H, JRC-ISPRA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS;GOODWIN B W, JRC-ISPRA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS;CARLYLE S G JRC-ISPRA, JRC-ISPRA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA, JRC-ISPRA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS, JRC-ISPRA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS AECL, CANADA;OECD/NEA DATA BANK, PARIS
Bibliographic Reference: AVAILABILITY: HEAD OF PUBLICATIONS SERVICE, OECD, 2, RUE, ANDRE-PASCAL, 75775 PARIS CEDEX 16
Record Number: 1989126221900 / Last updated on: 1989-04-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en
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