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Nuclear Safety Cooperation

SEISMIC DESIGN REVIEW

Status
Closed
Russia
Benefitting Zone
Eastern Europe / North Asia
€ 447,125.00
EU Contribution
Contracted in 1993
TACIS
Programme
Technical Assistance to the Commonwealth of Independent States

Details

Type of activity

Design Safety

Nature

Services

Contracting authority

European Commission

Method of Procurement

(FR2007) Restricted Call for Tender - External Actions

Duration

15/07/1993 - 15/07/1994

Partner

Rosenergoatom

Contractor

ANSALDO AZIENDA DI FINMECCANICA SPA

Project / Budget year

WW9103 Energy / 1991

Objectives

Task 1:
Establish a clear basis for a seismic design review.

Task 2:
Determine the appropriate safe shutdown earthquake level requirement for the Novovoronezh plant after a careful review of current standards and regulatory requirements in both the CIS and the West.

Task 3:
Obtain data for local ground response and soil-structure analysis to be carried out in a possible next phase of a TACIS project.

Results

Task 1:
According to the objective, a quality assured basis for seismic design review was created.

Task 2:
The safe shut down earthquake level was calculated.

Task 3:
The achievement was according to the objective above.

The project partners agreed on the following values based on the calculation outcome:

SL I: 5 degree MSKS;
SL-2: horizontal PGA = 0,11g; vertical PGA = 0,05g.