PTAN 2015 Seismic Isolation
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This document contains the French industry practice and experience feedback, developed during the last 30 years, for the implementation of seismically isolated nuclear facilities in France. Therefore, it contains:
- Practical and detailed examples of seismically isolated facilities;
- Specific safety requirements for isolated nuclear structures;
- The latest analytic methods for the design of isolating systems, of the isolated structure itself, and the components inside the isolated structure;
- Technical and material solutions for isolating systems;
- The quality testing at the factory and through constructing;
- The testing of isolating systems during in-service maintenance.
French experience and practice of seismically isolated nuclear facilitiesFrench Experience and Practice of Seismically Isolated Nuclear Facilities
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