Report of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Piping Review Committee (NUREG-1061, Volume 4)

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Manuscript Completed: September 1984
Date Published: December 1984

Prepared by:
The Other Dynamic Loads and Load Combinations Task Group

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, D.C. 20555

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This report deals with six topical areas: Event Combinations, Response Combinations, Stress Limits and Dynamic Allowables, Water Hamer Loadings, Relief Valve Opening and Closing Loads and Piping Vibration Loads. Recommendations prepared by the staff were based on consultant position papers and industry comments and treat revisions to present NRC requirements and directions for future research. Foreign information was obtained from sources in Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Sweden and the Federal Republic of Germany. In addition, the report contains qualitative value impacts for the proposed recommendations. This report was developed over a period of approximately one year, and partially fulfills and complies with the requirements of the July 13, 1983 memorandum from the Directors of the Offices of Nuclear Reactor Regulation and Nuclear Regulatory Research to NRC's Executive Director for Operations.

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