Seismic Qualification — Philosophy and Methods

by Charles W. Roberts, Dir. of Special Projects; Wyle Labs., Western Operations, Norco, Calif.,
George D. Shipway, Chf. Technical Specialist; Wyle Labs., Western Operations, Norco, Calif.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1976, Vol. 102, Issue 1, Pg. 113-120

Document Type: Journal Paper


Criteria have been developed for selecting the best approach for verifying that critical nuclear power plant equipment will remain functional during a seismic disturbance. Selection is made from the many alternatives of test, analysis, and combination test/analysis techniques available.

Subject Headings: Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Power plants | Verification | Nuclear power | Equipment and machinery

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