MACCS (MELCOR Accident Consequence Code System) (NUREG/BR-0527)
On this page:
Download complete document
Date Published: April 2017
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001
MACCS is a fully integrated, engineering-level severe accident consequence computer code developed to analyze the offsite consequences of a hypothetical release of radioactive material to the environment. Sandia National Laboratories developed the code for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) primarily as a probabilistic risk assessment tool.
Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, March 25, 2021