Seismic Design and Qualification for Nuclear Power Plants
IAEA Safety Standards Series No.  NS-G-1.6
This Safety Guide provides recommendations on a generally accepted way to design a nuclear power plant so that an earthquake motion at the site will not jeopardize the safety of the plant. It also gives guidance on a consistent application of methods and procedures for analysis, testing and qualification of structures and equipment so that they meet the safety requirements covering the design of nuclear power plants, safety assessments for the design and the regulatory issues concerned with the licensing of plants.
STI/PUB/1158, 59 pp.; 3 figures; 2003, ISBN 92-0-110703-X, English. 17.50 Euro. Date of Issue: 2003-11-20. Full Text, (File Size: 362 KB).
Subject Classification: 0603 - Nuclear power plants; 0612 - Safety analysis.


This publication is also available in  Russian.



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