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ANS - 8.1

Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors

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Organization: ANS
Publication Date: 1 January 1998
Status: inactive
Page Count: 25
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This standard is applicable to operations with fissionable materials outside nuclear reactors, except for the assembly of these materials under controlled conditions, such as in critical experiments. Generalized basic criteria are presented and limits are speciƱed for some single fissionable units of simple shape containing 233U, 235U, or 239Pu, but not for multiunit arrays.2 Requirements are stated for establishing the validity and areas of applicability of any calculational method used in assessing nuclear criticality safety. This standard does not include the details of administrative controls, the design of processes or equipment, the description of instrumentation for process control, nor detailed criteria to be met in transporting fissionable materials.3

2Limits for certain multiunit mays are contained in American National Standard Guide for Nuclear Criticality Safety in the Storage of Fissile Materials, ANSI/ANS-8.7-1975 (R1987).

3Specific guidance for transporting LWR fuel is contained in American National Standard Criticality Safety Criteria for the Handling, Storage, and Transportation of LWR Fuel Outside Reactors, ANSI/ANS-8.17-1984 (R1989).

Document History

January 1, 2014
nuclear criticality safety in operations with fissionable materials outside reactors
This standard is applicable to operations with fissionable materials outside nuclear reactors, except for the assembly of these materials under controlled conditions, such as in critical experiments....
8.1
January 1, 2014
Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors
This standard is applicable to operations with fissionable materials outside nuclear reactors, except for the assembly of these materials under controlled conditions, such as in critical experiments....
8.1
January 1, 1998
Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors
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8.1
January 1, 1998
Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors
This standard is applicable to operations with fissionable materials outside nuclear reactors, except for the assembly of these materials under controlled conditions, such as in critical experiments....
8.1
January 1, 1998
Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors
This standard is applicable to operations with fissionable materials outside nuclear reactors, except for the assembly of these materials under controlled conditions, such as in critical experiments....
8.1
January 1, 1983
Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors
This standard is applicable to operations with fissionable materials outside nuclear reactors, except the assembly of these materials under controlled conditions, such as in critical experiments....
Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors
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