AER working group D on VVER safety analysis – report of the 2018 meeting

28th Symposium of AER on VVER Reactor Physics and Reactor Safety (2018, Olomouc, Czechia)
[5] Reactor dynamics and safety analysis


S. Kliem (HZDR)


The AER Working Group D on VVER reactor safety analysis held its 27th meeting in Rossendorf, Germany, during the period 12-13 June, 2018. The meeting was hosted by Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf. Altogether 19 participants from nine AER member organizations attended the meeting of the working group D. The co-ordinator of the working group, Mr. S. Kliem, served as the chairperson of the meeting.

The meeting started with a general information exchange about the recent activities in the participating organizations.

The given 13 presentations and the discussions can be attributed to the following topics:

- Safety analyses methods and results
- Code development and benchmarking
- Severe accident analyses
- Future activities

The Working Group decided to include also in future the severe accident analyses into the scope of the activities.

A list of the participants and a list of the handouts distributed at the meeting are attached to the report. The corresponding PDF-files of the handouts can be obtained from the chairperson.