Characterizing Damaged Spent Nuclear Fuel For The Purpose of Storage and Transport
|Publication Date:||1 January 2005|
This standard defines terms related to dry storage and transport of damaged light water reactor (LWR) spent nuclear fuel. It establishes procedures for identifying, categorizing, and managing damaged fuel. The standard provides:
• methods for identifying and classifying damaged and undamaged spent nuclear fuel assemblies;
• preparation and handling requirements for damaged spent nuclear fuel assemblies for dry storage and transport;
• requirements for record keeping and quality assurance; and
• specifies the requirements for canning damaged fuel assemblies.