Scientific Program


DAY 1


State of the art overview

  • Overview on the state-of-the-art in PTS
  • Warm pre-stress (WPS) in PTS
  • Residual stresses relevant to PTS

Advanced thermal-hydraulics analysis procedures

  • Introduction to Thermo-hydraulics
  • Uncertainties and BEPU analyses

Advanced deterministic PTS analysis procedures

  • Structural and fracture mechanics benchmarks
  • Assessment of LTO improvements & Thermo-hydraulic uncertainties

Advanced probabilistic PTS analysis procedures

  • Probabilistic fracture mechanics benchmark
  • Probabilistic fracture mechanics benchmark related to LTO improvements
  • Probabilistic fracture mechanics benchmark related to TH uncertainties
  • Probabilistic margin assessment

DAY 2


Best practice for advanced PTS analysis I

  • Introduction to APAL Best practice guidance
  • Overview of PTS assessment
  • Selection of events leading to PTS
  • Thermo-hydraulic analyses
  • Temperature and stress field calculations
  • Deterministic fracture-mechanics assessment for PTS analysis

Best practice for advanced PTS analysis II

  • Probabilistic PTS analyses and uncertainties I
  • Probabilistic PTS analyses and uncertainties II