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Ageing Management for Research Reactors

Specific Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-10 (Rev. 1)
Specific Safety Guides

English STI/PUB/2050 ¦ 978-92-0-103023-8

55 pages ¦ 1 figure ¦ € 40.00 ¦ Date published: 2023

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This Safety Guide provides practical guidance and recommendations on ageing management for research reactors, to meet the relevant requirements of IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSR-3, Safety of Research Reactors. It is intended for use by operating organizations in establishing, implementing and improving ageing management programmes for research reactors, and by regulatory bodies in verifying that ageing of research reactors is being effectively managed. The Safety Guide focuses on managing the physical ageing of systems, structures and components important to safety, and also provides guidance on safety aspects of managing obsolescence. This Safety Guide is a revision of IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-10, which it supersedes.

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IAEA Safety Standards, Ageing Management, Research Reactors, Obsolescence, Nuclear Reactors, Nuclear Facilities, Decommissioning, Recommendations, Basic Concepts, Ageing Effects, Stages of the Lifetime, Systematic Programme, Implementation, Associated Actions, Maintenance, Periodic Testing, Inspection, Periodic Safety Review, Equipment Qualification, Design Basis, Reconstitution, Configuration Management, Continued Safe Operation, Degradation Mechanisms, Categories of Service Conditions, SSC Screening Methodology, Open Pool, Light Water, Heavy Water Moderated Research Reactors, Management System, Responsibility, Measurement, Assessment, Improvement, Ageing Processes, Defence in Depth, Ageing Management Programmes, Considerations Commissioning, Utilization and Modification, Extended Shutdown, Interfaces, Post-Service Surveillance, Operational Limits, Nuclear Security, Structures and Components, Safety Aspects

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