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ERIC Number: EJ128196
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Publication Date: 1975
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Virtues and Limitations of Risk Analysis
Weatherwax, Robert K.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 31, 7, 29-32, Sep 75
After summarizing the Rasmussion Report, the author reviews the probabilistic portion of the report from the perspectives of engineering utility and risk assessment uncertainty. The author shows that the report may represent a significant step forward in the assurance of reactor safety and an imperfect measure of actual reactor risk. (BT)
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