Risk Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants against Natural Disasters: Probability Prediction and Disaster Prevention Infrastructures

Liu Defu
Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China

Series: Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
BISAC: NAT023000



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Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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In China, a lot of Nuclear Power Plants (NPP) are in the stages of planning, design, or construction. Thus it is necessary to do a comprehensive research on design standards for protective engineering and structural technology of the NPP based on the world’s highest safety requirements. This book discusses the joint probability analysis of meteorological, oceanographic and hydrological hazards based on various distribution models.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Theory of Multivariate Compound Extreme Value Distribution (pp. 1-16)

Chapter 2 - Four Natural Disasters in US and China Proved Probability Predicted Results by CEVD and MCEVD (pp. 17-36)

Chapter 3 - Engineering Applications (pp. 37-40)

Chapter 4 - Discussion on Design Basis Flood (DBF) for Nuclear Power Plant (pp. 41-50)

Chapter 5 - Risk Assessment for NPP Coastal Defense Infrastructures Based on MCEVD (pp. 51-60)

Chapter 6 - Flood Disasters Threaten the Security of Inland Nuclear Power Plant (pp. 61-76)

Chapter 7 - Rainfall Triggered Landslides and Debris Flows: A Menace to Inland and Coastal Nuclear Power Plants (pp. 77-86)

Chapter 8 - Hydraulic Sheeting Pile Dike (HSPD): Technical Innovations for Disaster Prevention Infrastructures against Natural Hazards (pp. 87-112)


Audience: With the global warming and sea level rising, the frequency and intensity of extreme external natural hazards would increase. All the coastal areas having NPP are menaced by possibility of future typhoon disasters. So calibration of typhoon disaster prevention criteria is necessary for existed and planning NPP. For coastal sites, IAEA, U.S. NRC and China different Government Ministries recommended defferent design codes. This book firstly discussed this important problem.

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