ISO 7753:1987 Preview

Nuclear energy -- Performance and testing requirements for criticality detection and alarm systems

Is applicable to all operations with plutonium, uranium 233, uranium enriched in the 235 isotope, and other fissionable materials. Does not require separate additional instrumentation when the operating instrumentation of the facilities meets its requirements. Is principally concerned with gamma-radiation rate-sensing systems. Annex A refers to the specification of a minimum accident of concern, annex B provides examples of application, and annex C provides guidance for development of emergency plans. Does not include details of administrative steps or specific design and description of instrumentation.


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  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1987-08
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 9
  • :
    ISO/TC 85/SC 5
    Nuclear installations, processes and technologies
  • 27.120.10
    Reactor engineering

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