Safety approach to the selection of design criteria for the CRBRP reactor refueling system

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The selection of safety design criteria for Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR) refueling systems required the extrapolation of regulations and guidelines intended for Light Water Reactor refueling systems and was encumbered by the lack of benefit from a commercially licensed predecessor other than Fermi. The overall approach and underlying logic are described for developing safety design criteria for the reactor refueling system (RRS) of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant (CRBRP). The complete selection process used to establish the criteria is presented, from the definition of safety functions to the finalization of safety design criteria in the appropriate documents. ... continued below

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Meisl, C J; Berg, G E & Sharkey, N F January 1, 1979.

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The selection of safety design criteria for Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR) refueling systems required the extrapolation of regulations and guidelines intended for Light Water Reactor refueling systems and was encumbered by the lack of benefit from a commercially licensed predecessor other than Fermi. The overall approach and underlying logic are described for developing safety design criteria for the reactor refueling system (RRS) of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant (CRBRP). The complete selection process used to establish the criteria is presented, from the definition of safety functions to the finalization of safety design criteria in the appropriate documents. The process steps are illustrated by examples.

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  • International meeting on fast reactor safety technology, Seattle, WA, USA, 19 Aug 1979

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  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-03-0824-027
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Meisl, C J; Berg, G E & Sharkey, N F. Safety approach to the selection of design criteria for the CRBRP reactor refueling system, article, January 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1096589/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.