SAFIR2018 Final seminar 21.-22.3.2019

The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2015–2018
 
Hanaholmen Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, Hanasaarenranta 5, Espoo

Programme with abstracts [PDF]

Seminar presentations: Day 1Day 2 (videos)

Presentations (all documents in PDF-format)

Day 1 - 21.3.2019

Opening session: Liisa Heikinheimo (MEAE), Petteri Tiippana (STUK), Jari Hämäläinen (SAFIR2018)

Research area “RG1 Automation, Organisation and Human Factors”
Electric systems and safety in Finnish NPP – ESSI (VTT, Aalto, Risk Pilot), Seppo Hänninen
Management principles and safety culture in complex projects – MAPS (VTT, Aalto, University of Oulu), Nadezhda Gotcheva
Poster: Crafting operational resilience in nuclear domain – CORE (VTT, FIOH), Jari Laarni
Poster: Practical applications and further development of overall safety concept – ORSAPP  (LUT, VTT), Marja Ylönen
Integrated safety assessment and justification of nuclear power plant automation – SAUNA (VTT, Aalto, FISMA, Risk Pilot), Antti Pakonen

Research area “RG2 Severe Accidents and Risk Analysis”
Extreme weather and nuclear power plants – EXWE (FMI), Kirsti Jylhä
Probabilistic risk assessment method development and applications – PRAMEA (VTT, Aalto, Risk Pilot), Terhi Kling
Safety of new reactor technologies – GENXFIN (VTT), Tuomo Sevón
Fire risk evaluation and defence-in-depth – FIRED (VTT, Aalto), Jukka Vaari
Poster: Comprehensive analysis of severe accidents – CASA (VTT), Anna Korpinen
Poster: Chemistry and transport of fission products – CATFIS (VTT), Teemu Kärkelä
Poster: Experimental and numerical methods for external event assessment improving safety – ERNEST (VTT), Ari Vepsä

Research area “RG3 Reactor and Fuel”
Poster: Development of a Monte Carlo based calculation sequence for reactor core safety analyses – MONSOON (VTT), Jaakko Leppänen
Poster: Safety analyses for dynamical events – SADE (VTT), Elina Syrjälahti
Nuclear criticality and safety analyses preparedness at VTT – KATVE (VTT), Pauli Juutilainen
Physics and chemistry of nuclear fuel – PANCHO (VTT), Henri Loukusa
Uncertainty and sensitivity analyses for reactor safety – USVA (VTT, Aalto), Asko Arkoma

Invited presentations
Benefits and challenges in participation in international safety research, Cyril Pinel, Director of International Affairs, IRSN
SSM:s view on how to secure nuclear competence in Sweden, Anneli Hällgren, Director, Development Department, SSM  

The role of research in the development of safety – Panel discussion with short presentations
Hans Wanner, Director General of ENSI, Chair of WENRA (Western European Nuclear Regulators’ Association)
Short presentations by other panelists
Discussion – Hans Wanner, WENRA; Per Seltborg, Research Manager, SSM; Cyril Pinel, IRSN; Petra Lundström, Fortum; Marjo Mustonen, TVO; Timo Okkonen, Fennovoima; Liisa Heikinheimo, MEAE; Petteri Tiippana, STUK

Day 2 - 22.3.2019

Research area “RG4 Thermal hydraulics”
Comprehensive and systematic validation of independent safety analysis tools – COVA (VTT), Seppo Hillberg
Integral and separate effects tests on thermal-hydraulic problems in reactors – INTEGRA (LUT), Vesa Riikonen
Poster: Couplings and instabilities in reactor systems – INSTAB (LUT), Markku Puustinen
Poster: Development and Validation of CFD Methods for Nuclear Reactor Safety Assessment – NURESA (VTT, Aalto, LUT), Timo Pättikangas

Invited presentations – Topical safety improvements in Finnish nuclear power plants
Ari-Pekka Kirkinen, Fortum
Mikko Lemmetty, TVO
Hannu Tuulensuu, Fennovoima

Research area “RG5 Structural Integrity”
Condition monitoring, thermal and radiation degradation of polymers inside NPP containments – COMRADE (VTT, SP), Konsta Sipilä
Analysis of fatigue and other cumulative ageing to extend lifetime – FOUND (VTT, Aalto), Juha Kuutti
Long term operation aspects of structural integrity – LOST (VTT), Sebastian Lindqvist
Non-destructive examination of NPP primary circuit components and concrete infrastructure – WANDA (VTT, Aalto), Tuomas Koskinen
Poster: Mitigation of cracking through advanced water chemistry – MOCCA (VTT), Timo Saario
Poster: Thermal ageing and EAC research for plant life management – THELMA (VTT, Aalto), Ulla Ehrnstén
Poster: Evolving the Fennoscandian GMPEs – EVOGY (VTT, ISUH), Ludovic Fülöp

Research area “RG6 Research Infrastructure”
Barsebäck RPV material used for true evaluation of embrittlement – BRUTE (VTT), Ulla Ehrnstén
Poster: Jules Horowitz Reactor - JHR collaboration & Melodie follow-up – JHR (VTT), Ville Tulkki
Development of thermal-hydraulic infrastructure at LUT – INFRAL (LUT), Joonas Telkkä
Radiological laboratory commissioning – RADLAB (VTT), Wade Karlsen

Final discussion
Final discussion moderated by the chairperson of the SAFIR2018 Management Board Marja-Leena Järvinen



Posters session

Research area “RG1 Automation, Organisation and Human Factors”
1. Crafting operational resilience in nuclear domain – CORE (VTT, FIOH), Jari Laarni
2. Practical applications and further development of overall safety concept – ORSAPP (LUT, VTT), Marja Ylönen
 
Research area “RG2 Severe Accidents and Risk Analysis”

3. Comprehensive analysis of severe accidents – CASA (VTT), Anna Korpinen
4. Chemistry and transport of fission products – CATFIS (VTT), Teemu Kärkelä
5. Experimental and numerical methods for external event assessment improving safety – ERNEST (VTT), Ari Vepsä

Research area “RG3 Reactor and Fuel”

6. Development of a Monte Carlo based calculation sequence for reactor core safety analyses – MONSOON (VTT), Jaakko Leppänen
7. Safety analyses for dynamical events – SADE (VTT), Elina Syrjälahti

Research area “RG4 Thermal hydraulics”
8. Couplings and instabilities in reactor systems – INSTAB (LUT), Markku Puustinen
9. Development and Validation of CFD Methods for Nuclear Reactor Safety Assessment – NURESA (VTT, Aalto, LUT), Timo Pättikangas

Research area “RG5 Structural Integrity”
10. Mitigation of cracking through advanced water chemistry – MOCCA (VTT), Timo Saario
11. Thermal ageing and EAC research for plant life management – THELMA (VTT, Aalto), Ulla Ehrnstén
12. Evolving the Fennoscandian GMPEs – EVOGY (VTT, ISUH), Ludovic Fülöp

Research area “RG6 Research Infrastructure”
13. Jules Horowitz Reactor – JHR collaboration & Melodie follow-up – JHR (VTT), Ville Tulkki