Category Archives: Infrastructure and methodologies for the. justification of nuclear power programmes

Importance of organisations for safe operation

The effective enactment of the roles and responsibilities associated with the construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning of nuclear power plants depends on the effectiveness of the operating organisation. Throughout the lifecycle each phase of activity will have its own specific needs and challenges. Operating organisations must adapt and develop to meet those requirements. In addition the lifecycle of a NPP […]

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Design safety

The regulatory body establishes the nuclear safety principles and issues regulations on design; it needs to be able to evaluate the safety of the proposed design by reviewing and assessing the safety documentation (e. g. design basis, the safety analysis reports) and verifying the compliance of the design with regulatory requirements. The design basis is the range of conditions and […]

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Under WNA, the World Nuclear University is a global partnership commit­ted to enhancing international education and leadership in the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. The central elements of the WNU partnership are the global organizations of the nuclear industry — the World Nuclear Association (WNA) and the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) — and the intergovernmental nuclear […]

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Responsibilities of the nuclear operator in nuclear power programmes

J. MOARES, Independent Consultant, UK Abstract: The role of the operating organisation commences with the strategic and economic decision by the sponsoring organisation to construct a nuclear power plant. All phases of the lifecycle of a nuclear power plant are subjected to controls and regulations designed to protect the public and the workforce from any risks associated with their operation. […]

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