The Criticality Safety Information Resource Center (CSIRC) at Los Alamos National Laboratory

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The Criticality Safety Information Resource Center (CSIRC) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a program jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in conjunction with the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Recommendation 97-2. The goal of CSIRC is to preserve primary criticality safety documentation from U.S. critical experimental sites and to make this information available for the benefit of the technical community. Progress in archiving criticality safety primary documents at the LANL archives as well as efforts to make this information available to researchers are discussed. The CSIRC project ... continued below

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Henderson, B.D.; Meade, R.A. & Pruvost, N.L. September 20, 1999.

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The Criticality Safety Information Resource Center (CSIRC) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a program jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in conjunction with the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Recommendation 97-2. The goal of CSIRC is to preserve primary criticality safety documentation from U.S. critical experimental sites and to make this information available for the benefit of the technical community. Progress in archiving criticality safety primary documents at the LANL archives as well as efforts to make this information available to researchers are discussed. The CSIRC project has a natural linkage to the International Criticality Safety Benchmark Evaluation Project (ICSBEP). This paper raises the possibility that the CSIRC project will evolve in a fashion similar to the ICSBEP. Exploring the implications of linking the CSIRC to the international criticality safety community is the motivation for this paper.

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  • Sixth International Conference on Nuclear Criticality, Versailles (FR), 09/20/1999--09/24/1999

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-99-2228
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 762500
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc723088

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Henderson, B.D.; Meade, R.A. & Pruvost, N.L. The Criticality Safety Information Resource Center (CSIRC) at Los Alamos National Laboratory, article, September 20, 1999; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc723088/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.