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Nuclear Infrastructure Bibliography

Milestones in the Development of a National Infrastructure for Nuclear Power

The IAEA guidance publication "Milestones in the Development of a National Infrastructure for Nuclear Power" (IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-G-3.1) outlines 19 infrastructure issues that need to be addressed in developing a new nuclear power programme. This bibliography is categorised according to these issues, listed below.

Click on any of the topics below to see the list of relevant IAEA publications.
Further technical publications can be found at the IAEA Publications website.

 


Relevent Publication    
Developing Infrastructure for New Nuclear Power Programmes: IAEA Services for Member States Brochure 2014
Considerations to Launch a Nuclear Power Programme GOV/INF/2007/2/Colour 2007
Training Materials    
Implementing a Nuclear Power Programme IAEA E-learning Module 1 2013

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1. National Position

Key Publications    
Building a National Position for a New Nuclear Power Programme (Draft)    
Responsibilities and Capabilities of a Nuclear Energy Programme Implementing Organization IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-3.6 2009
Preparation of a Feasibility Study for New Nuclear Power Projects IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-3.3 2014
Training Materials    
Feasibility Study IAEA E-learning Module 7 2013

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2. Nuclear Safety

Key Publications    
Fundamental Safety Principles IAEA Safety Standards Series SF-1 2006
Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme IAEA Safety Standards Series SSG-16 2012
Training Materials    
Safety Infrastructure IAEA E-learning Module 9 2014

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3. Management

Key Publications    
The Management System for Facilities and Activities IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-R-3 2006
Project Management in Nuclear Power Plant Construction: Guidelines and Experience IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NP-T-2.7 2012
Other Relevent Publications    
Use of a Graded Approach in the Application of the Management System Requirements for Facilities and Activities IAEA TECDOC 1740 2014
Management System Standards: Comparison between IAEA GS-R-3 and ISO 9001:2008 Safety Reports Series 69 2012
Management System Standards: Comparison between IAEA GS-R-3 and ASME NQA-1-2008 and NQA-1a-2009 Addenda Safety Reports Series 70 2012
The Management System for Nuclear Installations IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-3.5 2009
Managing the First Nuclear Power Plant Project IAEA TECDOC 1555 2007
Application of the Management System for Facilities and Activities IAEA Safety Standard Series GS-G-3.1 2006
Training Materials    
Management of a Nuclear Power Programme IAEA E-learning Module 4 2013
Management Systems IAEA E-learning Module 8 2014

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4. Funding and Financing

Key Publications    
Issues to Improve the Prospects of Financing Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-4.1 2009
Financing of New Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-4.2 2008

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5. Legislative Framework

Key Publications    
Handbook on Nuclear Law, Vol. I Non-serial Publications 2003
Handbook on Nuclear Law: Implementing Legislation, Vol. II Non-serial Publications 2010
Other Relevent Publications    
The 1988 Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention - Explanatory Text IAEA International Law Series 5 2013
The International Legal Framework for Nuclear Security IAEA International Law Series 4 2011
The 1997 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage and the 1997 Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage - Explanatory Texts IAEA International Law Series 3 2007
Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material IAEA International Law Series 2 2006
Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management IAEA International Law Series 1 2006
Convention on Nuclear Safety INFCIRC/449 1994
Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention INFCIRC/402 1992
Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident INFCIRC/335 1986
Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency INFCIRC/336 1986
Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement between the State and the IAEA INFCIRC/153 (Corrected) 1972

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6. Safeguards

Key Publications    
International Safeguards in the Design of Nuclear Reactors IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NP-T-2.9 2014
International Safeguards in Nuclear Facility Design and Construction IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NP-T-2.8 2013

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7. Regulatory Framework

IAEA Key Publications    
Governmental, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Safety IAEA Safety Standards Series GSR Part 1 2010
Other Relevent Publications    
Development of a Regulatory Inspection Programme for a New Nuclear Power Plant Project Safety Reports Series 81 2014
Use of External Experts by the Regulatory Body IAEA Safety Standards Series GSG-4 2013
Licensing the First Nuclear Power Plant INSAG Series 26 2012
Licensing Process for Nuclear Installations IAEA Safety Standards Series SSG-12 2010
Independence in Regulatory Decision Making INSAG Series 17 2004
Communication Planning by the Nuclear Regulatory Body Safety Reports Series 24 2002
Organization and Staffing of the Regulatory Body for Nuclear Facilities IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-1.1 2002
Review and Assessment of Nuclear Facilities by the Regulatory Body IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-1.2 2002
Regulatory Inspection of Nuclear Facilities and Enforcement by the Regulatory Body IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-1.3 2002
Documentation for Use in Regulating Nuclear Facilities IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-1.4 2002
Quality Assurance within Regulatory Bodies IAEA TECDOC 1090 1999

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8. Radiation Protection

Key Publications    
Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards - Interim Edition IAEA Safety Standards Series GSR Part 3 (Interim) 2011
Other Relevent Publications    
Radiation Protection Aspects of Design for Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Safety Standards Series NS-G-1.13 2005
Optimization of Radiation Protection in the Control of Occupational Exposure Safety Reports Series 21 2002
Regulatory Control of Radioactive Discharges to the Environment IAEA Safety Standards Series WS-G-2.3 2000
Occupational Radiation Protection IAEA Safety Standards Series RS-G-1.1 1999
Potential Exposure in Nuclear Safety INSAG Series 9 1995

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9. Electrical Grid

Key Publications    
Electric Grid Reliability and Interface with Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-3.8 2012
Other Relevent Publications    
Introducing Nuclear Power Plants into Electrical Power Systems of Limited Capacity Technical Reports Series 271 1987
Interaction of Grid Characteristics With Design and Performance of Nuclear Power Plants: A Guidebook Technical Reports Series 224 1983

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10. Human Resource Development

Key Publications    
Workforce Planning for New Nuclear Power Programmes IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-3.10 2011
Other Relevent Publications    
Managing Human Performance to Improve Nuclear Facility Operation IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-2.7 2014
Managing Regulatory Body Competence Safety Reports Series 79 2014
Nuclear Engineering Education: A Competence Based Approach to Curricula Development IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-6.4 2014
Educational Programme in Nuclear Security IAEA Nuclear Security Series 12 2010
Managing Human Resources in the Field of Nuclear Energy IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-G-2.1 2009
Commissioning of Nuclear Power Plants: Training and Human Resource Considerations IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-2.2 2008
Knowledge Management for Nuclear Industry Operating Organizations IAEA TECDOC 1510 2006
Managing Human Resources in the Nuclear Power Industry: Lessons Learned IAEA TECDOC 1364 2003
Means of Evaluating and Improving the Effectiveness of Training of Nuclear Power Plant Personnel IAEA TECDOC 1358 2003
Recruitment, Qualification and Training of Personnel for Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Safety Standards Series NS-G-2.8 2002
Organization and Staffing of the Regulatory Body for Nuclear Facilities IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-1.1 2002
Nuclear Power Plant Personnel Training and its Evaluation A Guidebook Technical Reports Series 380 1996
Training Materials    
Developing a Human Resource Strategy IAEA E-learning Module 2 2013

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11. Stakeholder Involvement

Key Publications    
Stakeholder Involvement Throughout the Life Cycle of Nuclear Facilities IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-1.4 2011
Other Relevent Publications    
Communication with the Public in a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency EPR-Public Communications 2012
An Overview of Stakeholder Involvement in Decommissioning IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NW-T-2.5 2009
Stakeholder Involvement in Nuclear Issues INSAG Series 20 2006
Communication on Nuclear, Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety: A Practical Handbook IAEA TECDOC 1076 1999
Nuclear Communications: A Handbook for Guiding Good Communication Practices at Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities Non-serial Publications 1994
Training Materials    
Stakeholder Involvement IAEA E-learning Module 3 2013

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12. Site and Supporting Facilities

Key Publications    
Managing Siting Activities for Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-3.7 2012
Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations IAEA Safety Standards Series NS-R-3 2003
Other Relevent Publications    
Volcanic Hazards in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations IAEA Safety Standards Series SSG-21 2012
Meteorological and Hydrological Hazards in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations IAEA Safety Standards Series SSG-18 2011
Seismic Hazards in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations IAEA Safety Standards Series SSG-9 2010
Geotechnical Aspects of Site Evaluation and Foundations for Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Safety Standards Series NS-G-3.6 2005
External Human Induced Events in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Safety Standards Series NS-G-3.1 2002
Dispersion of Radioactive Material in Air and Water and Consideration of Population Distribution in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Safety Standards Series NS-G-3.2 2002

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13. Environmental Protection

Key Publications    
Managing Environmental Impact Assessment for Construction and Operation in New Nuclear Power Programmes IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NG-T-3.11 2014
Other Relevent Publications    
Environmental Sensitivity in Nuclear Emergencies in Rural and Semi-natural Environments: Report of Working Group 8 Environmental Sensitivity of EMRAS II Topical Heading Approaches for Assessing Emergency Situations IAEA TECDOC 1719 2014
Overcoming Barriers in the Implementation of Environmental Remediation Projects IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NW-T-3.4 2013
Programmes and Systems for Source and Environmental Radiation Monitoring Safety Reports Series 64 2010

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14. Emergency Planning

Key Publications    
Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-R-2 2002
Other Relevent Publications    
Actions to Protect the Public in an Emergency due to Severe Conditions at a Light Water Reactor EPR-NPP Public Protective Actions 2013
Considerations in Emergency Preparedness and Response for a State Embarking on a Nuclear Power Programme EPR-Embarking 2012
Criteria for Use in Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency IAEA Safety Standards Series GSG-2 2011
Arrangements for Preparedness for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-2.1 2007
Method for Developing Arrangements for Response to a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency (Updating IAEA-TECDOC-953) EPR-Method 2003

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15. Nuclear Security

Key Publications    
Establishing the Nuclear Security Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme IAEA Nuclear Security Series 19 2013
Objective and Essential Elements of a State’s Nuclear Security Regime IAEA Nuclear Security Series 20 2013
Nuclear Security Recommendations on Radioactive Material and Associated Facilities IAEA Nuclear Security Series 14 2012
Other Relevent Publications    
Establishing a National Nuclear Security Support Centre IAEA TECDOC 1734 2014
Identification of Vital Areas at Nuclear Facilities IAEA Nuclear Security Series 16 2013
Nuclear Security Recommendations on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities (INFCIRC/225/Revision 5) IAEA Nuclear Security Series 13 2012
Computer Security at Nuclear Facilities IAEA Nuclear Security Series 17 2011
Nuclear Security Recommendations on Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material out of Regulatory Control IAEA Nuclear Security Series 15 2011
Development, Use and Maintenance of the Design Basis Threat IAEA Nuclear Security Series 10 2009
Security in the Transport of Radioactive Material IAEA Nuclear Security Series 9 2008
Preventive and Protective Measures against Insider Threats IAEA Nuclear Security Series 8 2008
Nuclear Security Culture IAEA Nuclear Security Series 7 2008
Engineering Safety Aspects of the Protection of Nuclear Power Plants against Sabotage IAEA Nuclear Security Series 4 2007

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16. Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Key Publications    
Nuclear Fuel Cycle Objectives IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NF-O 2013
Safety of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities IAEA Safety Standards Series NS-R-5 (Rev. 1) 2014
Other Relevent Publications    
Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel IAEA Safety Standards Series SSG-15 2012
Costing of Spent Fuel Storage IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NF-T-3.5 2009

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17. Radioactive Waste Management

Key Publications    
Options for Management of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste for Countries Developing New Nuclear Power Programmes IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NW-T-1.24 2013
Radioactive Waste Management Objectives IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NW-O 2011
Policies and Strategies for Radioactive Waste Management IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NW-G-1.1 2009
Other Relevent Publications    
Spent Fuel Storage Operation-Lessons Learned IAEA TECDOC 1725 2013
The Management System for the Development of Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NW-T-1.2 2011
Disposal of Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series SSR-5 2011
Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series SSG-14 2011
Disposal Approaches for Long-Lived Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste IAEA Nuclear Energy Series NW-T-1.20 2010
Classification of Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series GSG-1 2009
Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series GSR Part 5 2009
The Management System for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-3.4 2008
The Management System for the Processing, Handling and Storage of Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-3.3 2008
Low and Intermediate Level Waste Repositories: Socioeconomic Aspects and Public Involvement IAEA TECDOC 1553 2007
Considerations for Waste Minimization at the Design Stage of Nuclear Facilities Technical Reports Series 460 2007
Cost Considerations and Financing Mechanisms for the Disposal of Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste IAEA TECDOC 1552 2007
Predisposal Management of Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series WS-G-2.5 2003
Predisposal Management of High Level Radioactive Waste IAEA Safety Standards Series WS-G-2.6 2003
Survey of Wet and Dry Spent Fuel Storage IAEA TECDOC 1100 1999

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18. Industrial Involvement

Key Publications    
Developing Industrial Involvement to Support a National Nuclear Power Programme (Draft)    
Other Relevent Publications    
Quality Standards: Comparison between IAEA 50-C/SG-Q and ISO 9001:2000 Safety Reports Series No. 22 2002
Developing Industrial Infrastructures to Support A Programme of Nuclear Power: A Guidebook Technical Reports Series 281 1988

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19. Procurement

Relevent Publications    
Managing Suspect and Counterfeit Items in the Nuclear Industry IAEA TECDOC 1169 2000
Management of Procurement Activities in a Nuclear Installation IAEA TECDOC 919 1997

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