10 Bibliography

10.1 Basic PSA References

  1. ASME RA-S-2002, “Standard for Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Nuclear Power Plant Applications”, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2002.
  2. Roberts N. H., W. E. Vesely, D. F. Haasl, F. F. Goldberg, Fault Tree Handbook, NUREG-0492, US NRC, Washington, 1981.
  3. W. Vesely, J. Dugan, J. Fragola, J. Minarick, J. Railsback, Fault Tree Handbook with Aerospace Applications, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, 2002
  4. Regulatory Guide 1200, An Approach for Determining the Technical Adequacy of Probabilistic Risk Assessment Results for Risk-Informed Activities, US NRC, 2004.
  5. US NRC Regulatory Guide 1.174 “An Approach for Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Risk-Informed Decisions on Plant-Specific Changes to the Licensing Basis”, Revision 1, US NRC, 2002.

10.2 Difficulties with PSA

  1. Čepin M., Analysis of Truncation Limit in Probabilistic Safety Assessment, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 2005, Vol. 87 (3), pp. 395-403.
  2. S. Epstein and A. Rauzy, Can we trust PRA?, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Volume 88, Issue 3, June 2005, Pages 195-205

10.3 Novel Approaches

  1. Antoine Rauzy, New algorithms for fault trees analysis, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Volume 40, Issue 3, 1993, Pages 203-211
  2. Antoine Rauzy and Yves Dutuit, Exact and truncated computations of prime implicants of coherent and non-coherent fault trees within Aralia, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Volume 58, Issue 2, November 1997, Pages 127-144
  3. Poul Frederick Williams, Macha Nikolskaïa and Antoine Rauzy, Bypassing BDD construction for reliability analysis, Information Processing Letters, Volume 75, Issues 1-2, 31 July 2000, Pages 85-89
  4. Y. Dutuit and A. Rauzy, Approximate estimation of system reliability via fault trees, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Volume 87, Issue 2, February 2005, Pages 163-172
  5. Čepin M. and B. Mavko, A Dynamic Fault Tree, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 2002, Vol. 75, No. 1, pp. 83-91.
  6. Albert F. Myers and Antoine Rauzy, Assessment of redundant systems with imperfect coverage by means of binary decision diagrams, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Volume 93, Issue 7, July 2008, Pages 1025-1035