New IAEA Publication On Research Reactors Available
The International Atomic Energy Agency published online a new publications on research reactors, namely “Specific Considerations in the Assessment of the Status of the National Nuclear Infrastructure for a New Research Reactor Programme“.
“Specific Considerations in the Assessment of the Status of the National Nuclear Infrastructure for a New Research Reactor Programme”
The assessment approach described in this publication provides a comprehensive means to determine the status of the infrastructure conditions relevant to all issues detailed in IAEA Nuclear Energy Series No. NP-T-5.1, Specific Considerations and Milestones for a Research Reactor Project. This approach can be used by any interested Member State for self-assessment to identify weaknesses and to determine the additional work needed to develop its national nuclear infrastructure for research reactor programme to an appropriate level. Member States planning to embark on both a research reactor programme and a nuclear power programme, may refer to this publication to ensure that the approach and methodology for the implementation of both programmes is harmonized, efficient and effective.