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Title: SAFETY ANALYSIS REPORT FOR PACKAGING SHIELDING & NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY COURSES DEVELOPED AND CONDUCTED BY OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY

Abstract

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Packaging Certification Program, Office of Packaging and Transportation, is offering Safety Analysis Report for Packaging (SARP) Shielding and Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) courses for SARP generalists and analysts. The SARP generalist course is designed for project managers, supervisors, NCS/shielding subject matter experts (SME), and SMEs in non-NCS/shielding technical areas (e.g., structural, thermal, package design) who need to improve their understanding of how NCS/shielding analyses fit into the broader spectrum of SARP documentation. The generalist course provides an overview of the regulations and guidelines for the criticality and shielding analyses included in a SARP, and it illustrates how the NCS/shielding chapters integrate with the other parts of the SARP. After course material is presented, students in the generalist course will review an actual SARP document to examine key elements of the shielding and criticality analyses. The analyst course provides detailed instructions on the radioactive material package shielding analyses and NCS evaluation fundamentals needed by analysts/practitioners, including safety analysts and/or technical reviewers, to prepare and/or review technical analyses for SARP documentation. The analyst course also provides an overview of regulations and guidelines, in addition to detailed in-class exercises associated with package shielding and NCS analyses. Analysismore » teams will be faced with staged SARP examples in which several important decision processes in the generation of a SARP will be demonstrated and discussed. Both courses are offered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and for interested students, the analyst course is offered for one hour of graduate credit (course ME-690) from the University of Nevada at Reno. An overview of the course will be provided to ensure that the NCS community is aware of the course and its intent to support the shielding and NCS aspects of packaging and transportation analyses for SARP activities.« less

Authors:
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1564198
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International Conference on Nuclear Criticality Safety (ICNC 2019) - Paris, , France - 9/15/2019 8:00:00 AM-9/20/2019 4:00:00 AM
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Bowen, Douglas G., Risner, Joel M., Radulescu, Georgeta, and Saylor, Ellen Marie. SAFETY ANALYSIS REPORT FOR PACKAGING SHIELDING & NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY COURSES DEVELOPED AND CONDUCTED BY OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Bowen, Douglas G., Risner, Joel M., Radulescu, Georgeta, & Saylor, Ellen Marie. SAFETY ANALYSIS REPORT FOR PACKAGING SHIELDING & NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY COURSES DEVELOPED AND CONDUCTED BY OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY. United States.
Bowen, Douglas G., Risner, Joel M., Radulescu, Georgeta, and Saylor, Ellen Marie. Sun . "SAFETY ANALYSIS REPORT FOR PACKAGING SHIELDING & NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY COURSES DEVELOPED AND CONDUCTED BY OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1564198.
@article{osti_1564198,
title = {SAFETY ANALYSIS REPORT FOR PACKAGING SHIELDING & NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY COURSES DEVELOPED AND CONDUCTED BY OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY},
author = {Bowen, Douglas G. and Risner, Joel M. and Radulescu, Georgeta and Saylor, Ellen Marie},
abstractNote = {The US Department of Energy (DOE) Packaging Certification Program, Office of Packaging and Transportation, is offering Safety Analysis Report for Packaging (SARP) Shielding and Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) courses for SARP generalists and analysts. The SARP generalist course is designed for project managers, supervisors, NCS/shielding subject matter experts (SME), and SMEs in non-NCS/shielding technical areas (e.g., structural, thermal, package design) who need to improve their understanding of how NCS/shielding analyses fit into the broader spectrum of SARP documentation. The generalist course provides an overview of the regulations and guidelines for the criticality and shielding analyses included in a SARP, and it illustrates how the NCS/shielding chapters integrate with the other parts of the SARP. After course material is presented, students in the generalist course will review an actual SARP document to examine key elements of the shielding and criticality analyses. The analyst course provides detailed instructions on the radioactive material package shielding analyses and NCS evaluation fundamentals needed by analysts/practitioners, including safety analysts and/or technical reviewers, to prepare and/or review technical analyses for SARP documentation. The analyst course also provides an overview of regulations and guidelines, in addition to detailed in-class exercises associated with package shielding and NCS analyses. Analysis teams will be faced with staged SARP examples in which several important decision processes in the generation of a SARP will be demonstrated and discussed. Both courses are offered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and for interested students, the analyst course is offered for one hour of graduate credit (course ME-690) from the University of Nevada at Reno. An overview of the course will be provided to ensure that the NCS community is aware of the course and its intent to support the shielding and NCS aspects of packaging and transportation analyses for SARP activities.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
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