IEC 60951-1:2009 

Nuclear power plants - Instrumentation important to safety - Radiation monitoring for accident and post-accident conditions - Part 1: General requirements


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IEC 60951-1:2009 provides general guidance on the design principles and performance criteria for equipment to measure radiation and fluid (gaseous effluents or liquids) radioactivity levels at nuclear power plants during and after an accident. It specifies the general characteristics, general test procedures, radiation, electrical, safety and environmental characteristics and the identification and certification of the equipment. The main technical changes with regard to the previous edition are as follows:
- clarify the definitions;
- up-date the references to new standards published since the first edition;
- update the units of radiation.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2009-06-29
Available language(s)English/French, Russian
TC/SCTC 45/SC 45A - Instrumentation, control and electrical power systems of nuclear facilitiesrss
ICS27.120.20 - Nuclear power plants. Safety
Stability date  2020
File size1447 KB

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