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TitleReliability assurance programme guidebook for advanced light water reactors
LanguageEnglish
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Table of Contents
                            COVER
FOREWORD
EDITORIAL NOTE
CONTENTS
1. INTRODUCTION TO RELIABILITY ASSURANCE
	1.1. INTRODUCTION
	1.2. ECONOMICS
	1.3. “QUALITY” AND “RELIABILITY” ASSURANCE PROGRAMMES
	1.4. DESIGN AND OPERATIONAL RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMMES
	1.5. PLANT ORGANIZATION INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME
	1.6. STRUCTURE OF THE GUIDEBOOK
2. OVERVIEW OF A RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME
	2.1. INTRODUCTION TO RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME
	2.2. ELEMENTS OF A RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME
	2.3. APPLICATION OF THESE RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME ELEMENTS
	2.4. ADVANCED TOOLS FOR RELIABILITY ASSURANCE
3. THE RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME FOR DESIGN (D-RAP)
	3.1. INTRODUCTION
	3.2. RELIABILITY ASSURANCE DURING PRELIMINARY DESIGN
	3.3. D-RAP OPTIMIZATION DURING PRELIMINARY DESIGN
	3.4. RELIABILITY ASSURANCE DURING FINAL DESIGN
	3.5. ELEMENTS OF DESIGN RELIABILITY ASSURANCE (D-RA)
	3.6. PLANNED OUTAGE RATES AND DESIGN OPTIMIZATION
4. RELIABILITY ASSURANCE IN OPERATING PLANTS (O-RAP)
	4.1. INTRODUCTION
	4.2. RAP PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
	4.3. RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, MAINTAINABILITY IMPROVEMENT (RAMI)
5. DESIGN RELIABILITY ASSURANCE — INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMMES
	5.1. INTRODUCTION
	5.2. DESIGN RELIABILITY ASSURANCE
	5.3. GENERAL DESIGN REVIEW
	5.4. DEVELOPMENT OF PERFORMANCE GOALS FOR SSCs
	5.5. ANALYTICAL MODELS
	5.6. IMPORTANCE MEASURES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
	5.7. THE MASTER PLANT LIST OF RANKED SSCs
	5.8. DATABASES FOR D-RAP
	5.9. RA PROGRAMME DOCUMENTATION
	5.10. MAXIMIZING SSC MAINTAINABILITY
	5.11. OPTIMIZATION OF PLANT TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
	5.12. PROCUREMENT — RELIABILITY SPECIFICATIONS FOR IMPORTANT SSCs
	5.13. GRADED QA
	5.14. ENVIRONMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS
	5.15. INVESTIGATIVE METHODS
	5.16. IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF IMPORTANT SSCs
	5.17. RISK BASED DESIGN OPTIMIZATION
6. OPERATIONAL RELIABILITY ASSURANCE
	6.1. INTRODUCTION
	6.2. GOALS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
	6.3. O-RAP MANAGEMENT PROCESS
	6.4. ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR O-RAP
	6.5. O-RAP PLANT INFORMATION AND DATABASE
	6.6. SELF-EVALUATION AND ITS ROLE IN O-RAP
7. RELIABILITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME ORGANIZATION
	7.1. INTRODUCTION
	7.2. DEFINING THE D-RAP ORGANIZATION
	7.3. THE O-RAP ORGANIZATION
	7.4. CONCLUSION
Appendix DEFINITIONS USED IN RELIABILITY ASSURANCE
Annex
	1. CASE STUDY # 1: PLANT RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY AND MAINTAINABILITY (RAM) ANALYSIS FOR ADVANCED LIGHT WATER REACTOR (ALWR)
		1.1. INTRODUCTION TO CASE STUDY # 1
		1.2. TECHNICAL APPROACH
		1.3. RAM METHODOLOGY DESCRIPTION AND ANALYTICAL GROUND RULES
		1.4. UNRELIABILITY ANALYSIS
		1.5. UNAVAILABILITY ANALYSIS
		1.6. DATABASE
		1.7. METHODS AND CRITERIA USED TO REVIEW THE RESULTS
		1.8. PLANT UNRELIABILITY ANALYSIS
		1.9. PLANT UNAVAILABILITY ANALYSIS
		1.10. SYSTEM AND COMPONENT FAILURE DATA BASES
		1.11. RESULTS
		1.12. INSIGHTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
	2. CASE STUDY # 2: RISK BASED PRIORITIZATION OF MOTOR OPERATED VALVES AT THE WASHINGTON NUCLEAR PLANT 2
	3. CASE STUDY #3: COMMON CAUSE FAILURE ANALYSIS OF MOTOR OPERATED VALVES AT THE WASHINGTON NUCLEAR PLANT 2
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