A Cause-Consequence Chart of a Redundant Protection System

Dan Sandvik Nielsen, O. Platz, B. Runge

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    A cause-consequence chart is applied in analysing failures of a redundant protection system (a core spray system in a nuclear power plant). It is shown how the diagram provides a basis for calculating two probability measures for malfunctioning of the protection system. The test policy of components is taken into account. The possibility of using parameter variation as a basis for the choice of test policy is indicated.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalI E E E Transactions on Reliability
    VolumeR 24
    Issue number1
    Pages (from-to)8-13
    Publication statusPublished - 1975


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