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Safety Assessment and Accident Analysis of VVER-1000/466B With Active and Passive Safety Systems for Belene NPP

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Luben Sabotinov, Borislav Dimitrov, Giovanni B. Bruna

IRSN, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France

Paper No. ICONE22-31039, pp. V003T06A044; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/ICONE22-31039
From:
  • 2014 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
  • Volume 3: Next Generation Reactors and Advanced Reactors; Nuclear Safety and Security
  • Prague, Czech Republic, July 7–11, 2014
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4593-6
  • Copyright © 2014 by ASME

abstract

The paper presents the methodology adopted to assess the Interim Safety Analysis Report (ISAR) of the Belene NPP in the framework of the contract between the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (BNRA) and RISKAUDIT (IRSN&GRS). It stresses the in-depth analysis carried-out for several relevant-to-safety issues and illustrates in some detail the investigation of the Large Break Loss of Coolant Accident (LB LOCA) with loss of power and failure of the active part of the Emergency Core Cooling System (High Pressure and Low Pressure Safety Injection pumps), performed with the French best estimate thermal-hydraulic code CATHARE. The role, problems and efficiency of the passive and active safety systems during the accident scenarios are discussed. Finally, the main conclusions of the safety evaluation of the Belene NPP project are summarized.

Copyright © 2014 by ASME

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