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Evaluation of the safety of operating nuclear power plants built to earlier standards

a common basis for judgement.

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures -- Standards.

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    SeriesSafety reports series -- no. 12.
    ContributionsInternational Atomic Energy Agency.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p. ;
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18127028M
    ISBN 109201044984

      Sean Donnelly – Manager, Station Operations and Licensing, Nuclear Canada, Amec Foster Wheeler. Most operating nuclear power plants were designed for an operating .   Executive Summary Nuclear power in the United States is at a moment of existential crisis. If the present challenges are not addressed, then the future of nuclear energy may be far less promising and superior US nuclear expertise diminished. Nuclear power plants across the United States (and some other developed countries) are in trouble, shutting [ ].

      Nuclear industry operators are pushing to extend the life of their plants to 60 or even 80 years. Running plants longer is one way to recoup their investment but it has safety implications. (R) advised rulemaking requiring nuclear power plant licensees confirm seismic and flooding hazards every 10 years. • In SECY, the staff proposed to meet the intent of R by enhancing existing processes to ensure that staff proactively and routinely aggregates and .

    a currently operating commercial nuclear power plant. and guiding H-2 safety standards and transportation regulations. Nuclear Power Plant Licensing Process, NUREG/BR, Rev. 2, July. Chap authored by Guy H. DeBoo, discusses the functionality and operability criteria, which address evaluations for operating plant systems, structures, or components (SSCs) found to be degraded, nonconforming, or subjected to unanalyzed conditions during nuclear plant operation.


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Evaluation of the Safety of Operating Nuclear Power Plants Built to Earlier Standards: A Common Basis for Judgement Volume of STI/PUB / International Atomic Energy Agency Issue 12 of Safety reports series, ISSN Issue 12 of Safety series. IAEA safety reports: Author: International Atomic Energy Agency: Edition: illustrated: Publisher.

Description. This Safety Report complements Safety Guide No. SG-O12, Periodic Safety Review of Operational Nuclear Power Plants (). It provides practical information for the safety assessment and judgement process for operating nuclear power plants built to earlier standards, on the basis of a comparison with current safety standards and operational practices.

Operational Nuclear Power Plants () and an IAEA publication on the Safety Evaluation of Operating Nuclear Power Plants Built to Earlier Standards - A Common Basis for Judgement ().

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For degraded or nonconforming conditions of these SSCs, the licensee may be required to take actions required by the TS.

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