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Safety of complex technologies

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
2.13.00  Engineering sciences and technologies  Process engineering   

Code Science Field
T160  Technological sciences  Nuclear engineering and technology 
T500  Technological sciences  Safety technology 
Keywords
Uncertainty, optimal statistical estimator, loss-of-coolant accident, Integrity of pressurized systems, probability of failure, ageing, nucleate boiling, subcooled boiling, interfacial area concentration, boiling in vertical channel, integral test facilities, separate effects, Probabilistic Safety Assessment, reliability, fault tree, linguistic variable, fuzzy set theory, nuclear safey.
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Researchers (12)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  07025  PhD Leon Cizelj  Energy engineering  Researcher  1996 - 2001  959 
2.  12755  PhD Marko Tomaž Čepin  Energy engineering  Researcher  2000 - 2001  551 
3.  13372  MSc Tomaž Dvoršek  Process engineering  Researcher  1996 - 2001  51 
4.  04143  MSc Ljubo Fabjan  Energy engineering  Researcher  1996 - 2001  177 
5.  11425  PhD Romana Jordan Cizelj  Energy engineering  Researcher  1996 - 2001  508 
6.  05570  PhD Ivo Kljenak  Energy engineering  Researcher  1998 - 2001  466 
7.  14572  PhD Matjaž Leskovar  Energy engineering  Researcher  1996 - 2001  434 
8.  02852  PhD Borut Mavko  Energy engineering  Head  1996 - 2001  930 
9.  06631  PhD Iztok Parzer  Energy engineering  Researcher  1999 - 2001  194 
10.  05101  PhD Stojan Petelin  Traffic systems  Researcher  1996 - 2001  650 
11.  08661  PhD Andrej Prošek  Energy engineering  Researcher  1996 - 2001  599 
12.  07989  PhD Andrej Stritar  Energy engineering  Researcher  1996 - 2001  384 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0106  Jožef Stefan Institute  Ljubljana  5051606000  89,961 
Abstract
The basic research project :“Safety of Complex Technologies” consists of and integrates deterministic and probabilistic approaches to solving the main safety issues of process systems, primarily in the nuclear engineering area. This interdisciplinary research focuses on safety from three angles: point of view of thermal-hydraulic processes during transients, point of view of structural analysis and integrity of systems and point of view of risk and reliability. Techniques applied for the analysis of phenomena, components and systems lead to the results and conclusions, which can significantly contribute to the improved safety. Research deals with important tangible topics of the safety science, which are mutually related and which complement each other i.e.: A. uncertainties associated with predictions of small break loss of coolant accidents, B. boiling phenomena in a vertical channel, C. investigations and simulations of global experiments, D. experiments of separate effects, E. modelling of leakage and integrity of pressurised pipes, F. reliability, risk and safety culture, G. Algorithms for prediction of accident state. The major objectives of this interdisciplinary research project are the improvement of nuclear safety and the assessment of risk in complex technologies.
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