REGULATORY PERSPECTIVE OF MARGIN MANAGEMENT


11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components - 2017 Oct. 01-04

Presented at:
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components
2017 Oct. 01-04
Location:
Toronto, ON Canada
Session Title:
Plenary 2B: Margin Management

Authors:
G. Frappier (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission)
  

Abstract

This presentation will review how the regulator approaches the oversight of safety margin management. It will look at the regulatory basis for it and how it is viewed in design, safety analysis and Fitness for Service determination. Margin Management is a key approach to ensuring long term operation of reactors pose no unreasonable risks while allowing the use of more sophisticated analytical approaches, operational experience and results from research to optimize reactor operations.

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