Proceedings of the

The 33rd European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2023)
3 – 8 September 2023, Southampton, UK

Resiliency of Industrial Complexes Powered by Small Modular Reactors

Dana Prochazkovaa, Jan Prochazkab and Vaclav Dostalc

Czech Technical University in Prague, Technicka 4, 166 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic.


Industry is the engine of development of the States when it is safe and competitive. However, it is energy-exigent, which is why the current problems in the energy sector are forcing the businesses to look for other sources of energy. Due to the increasing availability and safety of small modular reactors, in the present article, we propose to connect industrial facilities with a small modular reactor in a certain area. This will create very complex systems that can only be given the expected performance if they have high resiliency. This means that they will be composed of safe objects and the whole will be safe and have the ability to quickly perform a qualified response and maintain perfor-mance at a specified level even under critical conditions. With regard to the variability of the world, both, the safety and the resiliency must be managed. In the article, we present the methodology for safety and resiliency management on a real example that we solve in practice.

Keywords: Industrial complexes, SMR, Risks, Safety, Resilience, Resilience management model.

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