National and International Consensus Standards Guides

ANSI/American Nuclear Society Standards

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  • ANSI/ANS-1 – Conduct of Critical Experiments
  • ANSI/ANS-8.1 – Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors
  • ANSI/ANS-8.3 – Criticality Accident Alarm System
  • ANSI/ANS-8.5 – Use of Borosilicate-Glass Raschig Rings as a Neutron Absorber in Solutions of Fissile Material
  • ANSI/ANS-8.6 – Safety in Conducting Subcritical Neutron-Multiplication Measurements In Situ
  • ANSI/ANS-8.7 – Nuclear Criticality Safety in the Storage of Fissile Materials
  • ANSI/ANS-8.10 – Criteria for Nuclear Criticality Safety Controls in Operations with Shielding and Confinement
  • ANSI/ANS-8.12 – Nuclear Criticality Control and Safety of Plutonium-Uranium Fuel Mixtures Outside Reactors
  • ANSI/ANS-8.14 – Use of Soluble Neutron Absorbers in Nuclear Facilities Outside Reactors
  • ANSI/ANS-8.15 – Nuclear Criticality Safety Control of Selected Actinide Nuclides
  • ANSI/ANS-8.17 – Criticality Safety Criteria for the Handling, Storage, and Transportation of LWR Fuel Outside Reactors
  • ANSI/ANS-8.19 – Administrative Practices for Nuclear Criticality Safety
  • ANSI/ANS-8.20 – Nuclear Criticality Safety Training
  • ANSI/ANS-8.21 – Use of Fixed Neutron Absorbers in Nuclear Facilities Outside Reactors
  • ANSI/ANS-8.22 – Nuclear Criticality Safety Based on Limiting and Controlling Moderators
  • ANSI/ANS-8.23 – Nuclear Criticality Accident Emergency Planning and Response
  • ANSI/ANS-8.24 – Validation of Neutron Transport Methods for Nuclear Criticality Safety Calculations
  • ANSI/ANS-8.26 – Criticality Safety Engineer Training and Qualification Program
  • ANSI/ANS-8.27 – Burnup Credit for LWR Fuel
  • ANSI/ANS-14.1-2004 (R2019) – Operation of Fast Pulse Reactors


ANSI/American Health Physics Society Standards

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  • ANSI/HPS N13.3 – Dosimetry for Criticality Accidents


International Organization for Standardization Standards

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  • ISO 1709:2018 – Nuclear Energy - Fissile Materials - Principles of Criticality Safety in Storing, Handling and Processing |  Brochure
  • ISO 7753:1987 – Nuclear Energy - Performance and Testing Requirements for Criticality Detection and Alarm Systems |  Brochure
  • ISO 11311:2011 – Nuclear Criticality Safety - Critical Values For Homogeneous Plutonium-Uranium Oxide Fuel Mixtures Outside Of Reactors |   Brochure
  • ISO 11320:2011 – Nuclear Criticality Safety - Emergency Preparedness And Response |   Brochure
  • ISO 14943:2004 – Nuclear Fuel Technology - Administrative Criteria Related To Nuclear Criticality Safety |   Brochure
  • ISO 16117:2013 – Nuclear Criticality Safety - Estimation Of The Number Of Fissions Of A Postulated Criticality Accident |   Brochure
  • ISO 21391:2019 – Nuclear Criticality Safety - Geometrical Dimensions For Subcriticality Control - Equipment And Layout |   Brochure
  • ISO 22946:2020 – Nuclear Criticality Safety - Solid Waste Excluding Irradiated And Non-Irradiated Nuclear Fuel  |   Brochure
  • ISO  23133:2021 – Nuclear criticality safety - Nuclear Criticality Safety Training for Operations  |   Brochure
  • ISO 27467:2009 – Nuclear Criticality Safety - Analysis Of A Postulated Criticality Accident  |   Brochure
  • ISO 27468:2011 – Nuclear Criticality Safety - Evaluation Of Systems Containing PWR UOX Fuels - Bounding Burnup Credit Approach  |   Brochure