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Special attention must be directed to plant design features intended to mitigate the radiological consequences of accidents. In performing this assessment, an applicant shall assume a fission product release from the core into the containment assuming that the facility is operated at the ultimate power level contemplated. Based on the comments and questions raised during the review of a PSAR, the applicant is required to develop a final safety analysis report (FSAR) that would include information describing the facility, the design bases and the limits on its operation, and describes a safety analysis of the structures, systems, and components and of the facility as a whole.
There were those in the Congress and in the AEC who wanted strict procedures for accountability, and those who wanted the licensees to implement accountability rules that would be monitored by the AEC. ” The industry advisory groups agreed with the original AEC position that the Commission should not regulate the adequacy of Operator’s license. However, the task force assigned to develop the regulation came out with a simple rule. The rule required the applicant (for operator’s license) to take an operating test and pass a medical examination.
By general reference to ASME Code, Subsection NE (2007)  of Section III of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code is used for design, construction, inspection, and preoperational testing of steel containments. However, Subsection NE does not explicitly describe the loads, load combinations, and acceptance criteria for steel containments. 57 (2007) . 55a. 60 — Acceptance Criteria for Fracture Prevention Measures for LWRs for Normal Operation This section provides reference to Appendices G and H of this part of the regulation.