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Index of Risk Exposure and Risk Acceptance Criteria (NUREG/CR-1930, BNL-NUREG-51339)

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Manuscript Completed: January 1981
Date Published:
February 1981

Prepared by:
B. Miller and R.E. Hall
Risk Assessment and Engineering Analysis Group
Department of Nuclear Energy
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Upton, NY 11973

Prepared for:
Methodology and Data Branch
Division of Systems and Reliability Research
Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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Abstract

This report contains abstracts of articles which address various aspects of quantitative risk analysis, covering the subjects of numerical risk criteria, methodology and data. The articles were published primarily from 1976 to date in technical journals, reports, papers, etc. The articles selected for this report were judged to have relevance to nuclear power plant risk evaluations and to the possible establishment of the acceptability (or unacceptability) of calculated nuclear power plant risks. A matrix of the various risk criteria proposed is presented.

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