Ageing Management and Long Term Operation

General

Ageing Management for Nuclear Power Plants
Safety Guide
IAEA Safety Standards Series No. NS-G-2.12, IAEA 2009
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1373_web.pdf

Proactive Management of Ageing for Nuclear Power Plants
IAEA Safety Reports Series No. 62, IAEA 2009
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/pub1390_web.pdf

SALTO Guidelines. Guidelines for Peer Review of Long Term Operation and Ageing Management of Nuclear Power Plants
IAEA Services Series No. 17, IAEA 2008
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/svs_017_web.pdf

Plant Life Management for Long Term Operation of Light Water Reactors
IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 448, IAEA 2007
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/TRS448_web.pdf

Nuclear Power Plant Life Management Processes: Guidelines and Practices for Heavy Water Reactors
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1503, IAEA 2006
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1503_web.pdf

Aging Identification and Assessment Checklist: Electrical Components
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2005
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001011223

Aging Identification and Assessment Checklist: Civil and Structural Components
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2005
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001011224

Aging Identification and Assessment Checklist: Mechanical Components
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2004
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001009743

Aging Assessment Field Guide
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2003
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001007933

Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) Report (NUREG-1801)
US NRC, 2001 –
http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/sr1801/

Technical Aspects of Ageing for Long-term Operation
NEA/OECD 2002
http://www.nea.fr/html/nsd/docs/2002/csni-r2002-26.pdf

Safe Management of NPP Ageing in the European Union
Report prepared for the European Commission, 2001
http://ec.europa.eu/energy/nuclear/publications/doc/eur19843.pdf

Assessment of Age-Related Degradation of Structures and Passive Components for U.S. Nuclear Power Plants (NUREG/CR-6679, BNL-NUREG-52587)
Report prepared for US NRC, 2000
http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/contract/cr6679/

Implementation and Review of a Nuclear Power Plant Ageing Management Programme
IAEA Safety Reports Series No. 15, IAEA 1999
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/P072_scr.pdf

AMAT Guidelines
Reference Document for the IAEA Ageing Management Assessment Teams
IAEA Services Series No. 4, IAEA 1999
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/svs_004_prn.pdf

Regulatory Aspects of Ageing Reactors
CNRA Special Issue Meeting June 1998
NEA/OECD 1999
http://www.nea.fr/html/nsd/docs/1999/cnra-r99-1.pdf

Nuclear Power Plant Common Aging Terminology
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 1993
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=TR-100844

Pilot Studies on Management of Ageing of Nuclear Power Plant Components
Results of Phase I
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 670, IAEA 1992
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_670_web.pdf

Methodology for the Management of Ageing of Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety
IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 338, IAEA 1992
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/TRS338_web.pdf

Data Collection and Record Keeping for the Management of Nuclear Power Plant Ageing
IAEA Safety Series No. 50-P-3, IAEA 1992
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub902_web.pdf

Safety Aspects of Nuclear Power Plant Ageing
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 540, IAEA 1990
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_540_prn.pdf

Primary circuit components

PWR
Materials Reliability Program: Pressurized Water Reactor Internals Inspection and Evaluation Guidelines (MRP-227-Rev. 0)
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2008
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001016596

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety: PWR Pressure Vessels
2007 Update
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1556, IAEA 2007
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1556_web.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety: PWR Vessel Internals — 2007 Update
IAEA TECDOC Series No.1557, IAEA 2007
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/TE_1557_web.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety
Primary Piping in PWRs
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1361, IAEA 2003
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1361_web.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety:
PWR Pressure Vessels
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1120, IAEA 1999
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1120_prn.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety:
PWR Vessel Internals
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1119, IAEA 1999
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1119_prn.pdf

BWR
BWRVIP-216NP: BWR Vessel and Internals Project, BWR Reactor Pressure Vessel Embrittlement Correlation Studies
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2009
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001019056

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety: BWR Pressure Vessel Internals
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1471, IAEA 2005
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1471_web.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety: BWR Pressure Vessels
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1470, IAEA 2005
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/TE_1470_web.pdf

CANDU
Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety:
CANDU Reactor Assemblies
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1197, IAEA 2001
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1197_prn.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety:
CANDU Pressure Tubes
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1037, IAEA 1998
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1037_prn.pdf

Steam Generators

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety: Steam Generators
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 981, IAEA 1997
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_981_prn.pdf

Steam Generator Management Program: Automated Analysis Performance Demonstration Database
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2009
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001019293

Instrumentation and Control Systems

Management of Life Cycle and Ageing at Nuclear Power Plants: Improved I&C Maintenance
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1402, IAEA 2004
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1402_web.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety: In-containment Instrumentation and Control cables. Volume I
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1188, IAEA 2000
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1188v1_prn.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety: In-containment Instrumentation and Control cables. Volume II
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1188, IAEA 2000
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1188v2_prn.pdf

Management of Ageing of I&C Equipment in Nuclear Power Plants
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1147, IAEA 2000
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1147_prn.pdf

Pilot Study on the Management of Ageing of Instrumentation and Control Cables
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 932, IAEA 1997
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_932_prn.pdf

Cables and other electrical components

Plant Support Engineering: Aging Management Program Guidance for Medium-Voltage Cable Systems for Nuclear Power Plants
EPRI Technical Report, 2010
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001020805

Plant Support Engineering: Aging Management Program Development Guidance for AC and DC Low-Voltage Power Cable Systems for Nuclear Power Plants
EPRI Technical Report, 2010
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001020804

Plant Support Engineering: Common Medium Voltage Cable Specification for Nuclear Power Plants
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2009
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001019159

Long-Term Laboratory Aging of Nuclear Plant Cables
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2005
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001011872

Initial Acceptance Criteria Concepts and Data for Assessing Longevity of Low-Voltage Cable Insulations and Jackets
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2005
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001008211

Research Efforts Related to Wire System Ageing in NEA Member Countries
NEA/OECD 2004
http://www.nea.fr/html/nsd/docs/2004/csni-r2004-12.pdf

Integrated Cable System Aging Management Guidance: Low-Voltage Cable
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2003
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001003663

Cable System Aging Management
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2002
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001003317

Training Aids for Visual / Tactile Inspection of Electrical Cables for Detection of Aging
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2002
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001001391

Containment Structures

Program on Technology Innovation: Concrete Civil Infrastructure in United States Commercial Nuclear Power Plants
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2010
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001020932

Proceedings of the Workshop on Ageing Management of Thick Walled Concrete Structures, ISI, Maintenance and Repair, Instrumentation Methods and Safety Assessment in View of LTO. Prague, Czech Republic, 1-3 October 2008
NEA/OECD 2009
http://www.nea.fr/html/nsd/docs/2009/csni-r2009-9.pdf

Aging Management of Nuclear Power Plant Containments for License Renewal (NUREG-1611)
US NRC 2007
http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/sr1611/

A decade of CSNI Activities in the area of Ageing OF Nuclear Power Plant concrete structures
NEA/OECD 2008
http://www.nea.fr/html/nsd/docs/2008/csni-r2008-14.pdf

Finite element analysis of ageing reinforced and prestressed concrete structures in nuclear power plants – An international review of current capabilities and priorities for future developments
NEA/OECD 2002
http://www.nea.fr/html/nsd/docs/2002/csni-r2002-13.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety:
Concrete Containment Buildings
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1025, IAEA 1998
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1025_prn.pdf

Report of the task group reviewing national and international activities in the area of ageing of nuclear power plant concrete structures, 1996.
also referenced as: OCDE/GD(96)31
NEA/OECD 1995
http://www.nea.fr/html/nsd/docs/1995/csni-r95-19.pdf

Assessment and Management of Ageing of Major Nuclear Power Plant Components Important to Safety:
Metal Components of BWR Containment Systems
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 1181, IAEA 2000
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1181_prn.pdf

Penetrations

Aging Management Guidelines for Commercial Nuclear Power Plants — Electrical and Mechanical Penetrations
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2002
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001003456

Coatings
Plant Support Engineering: Aging and Degradation Survey for Nuclear Service Level I Coatings
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2006
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001013465

Buried Piping

Recommendations for an Effective Program to Control the Degradation of Buried Pipe
EPRI Technical Report, EPRI 2008
http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001016456

NRC webpage on Buried Piping Activities
http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/ops-experience/buried-piping-activities.html

Spent Fuel Storage Facilities

Understanding and Managing Ageing of Material in Spent Fuel Storage Facilities
IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 443, IAEA 2006
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/TRS443_web.pdf

Research Reactors

Management of Research Reactor Ageing
IAEA TECDOC Series No. 792, IAEA 1995
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_792_prn.pdf

See also

NEA Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (IAGE)
http://www.nea.fr/nsd/csni/iage-pub.html

IAEA Safety Knowledge-base for Ageing and Long Term Operation of Nuclear Power Plants (SKALTO)
http://www-ns.iaea.org/tech-areas/engineering-safety/skalto/skalto.htm

International Association for Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology
http://www.iasmirt.org/
(go to “Conference Transactions” in order to find presentations made on various topics: e.g. http://www.iasmirt.org/iasmirt-2/SMiRT19/S19_Transactions.htm )

For more EPRI Technical Reports on ageing management, go to http://my.epri.com and search for “aging”, “degradation”, etc. Use the search filters provided (e.g. select “Nuclear”). Reports relevant to ageing management can also be found by going to the “Research” section – > Nuclear – > Materials Degradation / Aging and Equipment Reliability

Nuclear Plant Aging Research (NPAR) Reports on US NRC webpage:
http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/licensing/renewal/guidance.html#npar

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