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NEA-1824 KCUT.

KCUT, code to generate minimal cut sets for fault trees

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  KCUT.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
KCUT NEA-1824/01 Tested 28-JUN-2012

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-1824/01 PC Windows PC Windows
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

KCUT is a software to generate minimal cut sets for fault trees.
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4. METHODS

Expand a fault tree into cut sets and delete non minimal cut sets.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM:  Size and complexity of the fault tree.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME

Depends on the complexity of the fault tree model. Most of the standard KCUT examples take from a few seconds to an hour.
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-1824/01 28-JUN-2012 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES
NEA-1824/01, included references:
- KCUT Manual (Version 4.8), 2006.7
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11. HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS:  PC Windows.
NEA-1824/01
Tested at the NEA Databank on:
- COMPUTER : Dell INTEL Duo E6550, 2.33 GHz (for Windows)
- OPERATING SYSTEM : DOS, under Windows XP Pro SP 3
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-1824/01 Microsoft VISUAL
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13. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS:  Windows XP, NT.
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

Sang Hoon HAN
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
Integrated Safety Assessment Center
P.O. Box 105,
Yuseong-Gu,
Daejon, 305-600
Rep. of Korea
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-1824/01
Input and output files
KCUT execution file
KCUT user's manual
Source files
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17. CATEGORIES
  • G. Radiological Safety, Hazard and Accident Analysis
  • P. General Mathematical and Computing System Routines

Keywords: fault tree analysis, probability safety analysis, system failure analysis.