Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Facility 10CFR830 Safety Basis Related to Facility Experiments

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The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) Advanced Test Reactor (ATR), a DOE Category A reactor, was designed to provide an irradiation test environment for conducting a variety of experiments. The ATR Safety Analysis Report, determined by DOE to meet the requirements of 10 CFR 830, Subpart B, provides versatility in types of experiments that may be conducted. This paper addresses two general types of experiments in the ATR facility and how safety analyses for experiments are related to the ATR safety basis. One type of experiment is more routine and generally represents greater risks; therefore this type of ... continued below

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Tomberlin, T.A. June 19, 2002.

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The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) Advanced Test Reactor (ATR), a DOE Category A reactor, was designed to provide an irradiation test environment for conducting a variety of experiments. The ATR Safety Analysis Report, determined by DOE to meet the requirements of 10 CFR 830, Subpart B, provides versatility in types of experiments that may be conducted. This paper addresses two general types of experiments in the ATR facility and how safety analyses for experiments are related to the ATR safety basis. One type of experiment is more routine and generally represents greater risks; therefore this type of experiment is addressed with more detail in the safety basis. This allows individual safety analyses for these experiments to be more routine and repetitive. The second type of experiment is less defined and is permitted under more general controls. Therefore, individual safety analyses for the second type of experiment tend to be more unique from experiment to experiment. Experiments are also discussed relative to ''major modifications'' and DOE-STD-1027-92. Application of the USQ process to ATR experiments is also discussed.

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  • 12th Annual Energy Facility Contractors Group (EFCOG) Safety Analysis Workshop, Oak Ridge, TN (US), 06/22/2002--06/27/2002

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  • Report No.: INEEL/CON-02-00148
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 797106
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Tomberlin, T.A. Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Facility 10CFR830 Safety Basis Related to Facility Experiments, article, June 19, 2002; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740367/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.