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    • CATILaC: Computer-Aided Technique for Identifying Latent Conditions User's Manual, Version 1.2 

      Marchinkowski, K.; Weil, R.; Apostolakis, George E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2000-04)
      1. Overview 1.1 Introduction to the CATILaC Methodology By understanding the way that a facility coordinates the work it does, failure events can be placed into a broader organizational context. Once the organizational ...
    • CATILaC: Computer-Aided Technique for Identifying Latent Conditions User's Manual, Version 1.2 

      Marchinkowski, K.; Weil, R.; Apostolakis, G. A. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2000-04)
    • Feasibility Investigations for Risk-Based Nuclear Safety Regulation 

      Beer, B. C.; Golay, M. W.; Apostolakis, G. E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2001-02)
    • Analysis and Utilization of Operating Experience for Organizational Learning 

      Weil, R.; Apostolakis, George E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2001-06)
      The objective of this report is to clarify the ways that organizational factors influence nuclear power plant performance in order to improve performance. Therefore, this report studied the nuclear power plant organizational ...
    • Analysis and Utilization of Operating Experience for Organizational Learning 

      Apostolakis, G. E.; Weil, Richard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2001-06-01)
      The objective of this report is to clarify the ways that organizational factors influence nuclear power plant performance in order to improve performance. Therefore, this report studied the nuclear power plant organizational ...
    • A System Dynamics Model of the Energy Policymaking Process 

      Oggianu, Stella Maris; Hansen, Kent F. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2002-08)
      Electric energy is a fundamental commodity for any aspects of the modern world. However, there are many uncertainties in the sources of electricity that are going to be used in the future. Some of these uncertainties are ...
    • A System Dynamics Model of the Energy Policymaking Process 

      Oggianu, Stella Maris; Hansen, Kent F. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2002-08-01)
      Electric energy is a fundamental commodity for any aspects of the modern world. However, there are many uncertainties in the sources of electricity that are going to be used in the future. Some of these uncertainties are ...
    • Use of Information Theory Techniques with System Dynamics Models 

      Middleton, Bobby D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2005-09)
      Research was done to show how the output distribution of a system with random variables changes as the input distributions and other parameters are changed. Using Information Theory techniques, these different input and ...
    • Uncertainty And Sensitivity Analysis For Long-Running Computer Codes: A Critical Review 

      Langewisch, D. R. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2010-01)
    • Application of the Technology Neutral Framework to Sodium-­Cooled Fast Reactors 

      Johnson, Brian C.; Apostolakis, George E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2011-09)
      Sodium cooled fast reactors (SFRs) are considered as a novel example to exercise the Technology Neutral Framework (TNF) proposed in NUREG-1860. One reason for considering SFRs is that they have historically had a licensing ...
    • Stress Corrosion Cracking and Crack Tip Characterization of Alloy X-750 in Light Water Reactor Environments 

      Gibbs, Jonathan Paul; Ballinger, Ronald; Ballinger, Ronald (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2011-09)
      Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) susceptibility of Inconel Alloy X-750 in the HTH condition has been evaluated in high purity water at 93 and 288°C under Boiling Water Reactor Normal Water Chemistry (NWC) and Hydrogen Water ...
    • A Unified Risk-Informed Framework to Assess the Proliferation Risk and License the Proliferation Performace of Nuclear Energy 

      d'Oro, Edoardo Cavalieri; Golay, Michael J. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Systems Enhanced Performance Program, 2011-09)
      In order to strengthen the current non-proliferation regime it is necessary to guarantee high standards of security for the sites that use, store, produce, or reprocess special nuclear materials (SNM). The current surge ...