Any of the two methods can be acknowledged by the regulatory organization (refer to SRP 3.7.2 of the USNRC
) when analyzing the SSI problems.
In response to the incident at Fukushima Daiichi, the USNRC
commissioned a task force to reevaluate several policies concerning nuclear safety requirements.
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - USNRC
(1978): Reactor Site Criteria.
statement said: "We believe that secondary containment has been destroyed and there is no water in the spent fuel pool and we believe that radiation levels are extremely high which could possibly impact the ability to take corrective measures."
The inventory of 1000 MWe PWR is evaluated by ORIGEN2.2 code and compared with the core inventory listed in the USNRC
(1975) (Figure 7) and with AP-1000 core inventory .
 United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC
), Guidance for Performing Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis for a Nuclear Plant Site: Example Application to the Southeastern United States (NUREG/CR-6607), United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC
), Washington, DC, USA, 2002.
He is currently with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and is coordinating a team to provide a Canadian contribution to a number of international projects with the USNRC
, NEA and IAEA to address regulation, material degradation and safe operation of NPPs.
, Containment Integrity Research at Sandia National Laboratories: An Overview NUREG/CR-6906, Sandia National Laboratories, 2006.
Ehret, Bayer AG, Germany "At USNRC
, we are using FLUENT to analyze potential nuclear plant accidents.
Reynolds was lead reactor engineer for the USNRC
. He is a fellow of AWS, and is a NACE corrosion specialist.