22 April 2020
Photos: SFP testing. Left: fuel assembly after a Zr fire; right: fire ignition test. SNL/USNRC.
The goal of the Sandia Fuel Project was to provide experimental data relevant for hydraulic and ignitio...
9 December 2022
The Halden Reactor Project has been in operation at the Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) in Norway since 1958 and is the oldest NEA joint project. It brings together a large international techni...
17 October 2022
13 January 2023
Since its inception, the NEA has provided a highly flexible and powerful platform for multinational research co-operation, particularly in areas related to providing understanding and insights needed...
19 January 2023
FIDES-II members hold meeting at Idaho National Laboratory
7 November 2022
The first QUENCH-ATF joint project test was successfully completed by the KIT team on 17 July 2022.
5 August 2022
Common-cause failure (CCF) events can significantly impact the availability of safety systems of nuclear power plants. For this reason, the International Common-Cause Failure Data Exchange (ICDE) Pro...
1 July 2008
The purpose of the ICDE Project is to allow multiple countries to collaborate and exchange common cause failure (CCF) data to enhance the quality of risk analyses that include CCF modelling. Because ...
3 July 2013
The purpose of the International Common Cause Data Exchange (ICDE) Project is to allow multiple countries to collaborate and exchange Common Cause Failure (CCF) data to enhance the quality of risk an...
4 July 2013
The workshop was held in Lucca, Italy on 13-15 April 2016.
The PKL3 Project tests consisted of a programme of experiments intended to, inter alia, understand complex heat transfer mechanisms in the s...
31 January 2018
The NEA Advanced Thermal-Hydraulic Test Loop for Accident Simulation (ATLAS) Project is one of the NEA supported joint projects under the auspices and with the support of the NEA. It started from Apr...
11 April 2018
This report documents a study performed on a set of common-cause failure (CCF) events for diesel generators. The events were derived from the International CCF Data Exchange (ICDE) database and the s...
24 August 2017
This report documents an experimental programme designed to investigate the High Energy Arcing Fault (HEAF) phenomena. The most recent international nuclear power plant (NPP) operating experience wi...
23 May 2017
This is a summary report by the Hydrogen Mitigation Experiments for Reactor Safety (HYMERES) project on the PANDA and MISTRA experiments.
Phase 1 of the Project, between 2013 and 2016, focused on imp...
23 November 2018
The Material Scaling (MASCA) Project investigated in-vessel phenomena during a severe accident. In particular, it addressed the influence of the chemical composition of the molten corium on the heat ...
1 June 2007
The focus of the Material Scaling (MASCA) Project was to investigate in detail the chemical behaviour of corium in contact with structural materials, with emphasis mainly on steel. This report provid...
1 November 2004
At its annual meeting in December 1999, the Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) issued a recommendation to set up an international collaborative project in the field of thermal-hy...
1 December 2004
The SERENA Project Integration Report summarises the outcome of a broad range of activities conducted in the framework of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Steam Explosion Resolution for Nuclear A...
1 February 2015
In 2012, following a proposal from Japan, the Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) decided to initiate a joint project to conduct a study of the accident progression for the Fukush...
1 March 2015
In the light of the TEPCO Fukushima accident, this report documents a study performed on a set of common-cause failure (CCF) events due to external factors, meaning that not only storms and hurricane...
20 October 2015