Technical papers, presentations and articles – 2010

Experts at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) are often requested to present technical papers and presentations about the nuclear industry at conferences, seminars, technical meetings and workshops in Canada and around the world.  Also, these experts write technical articles that are published in various journals.

CNSC experts also contribute to the development of research projects. Abstracts and the final research reports are available under the CNSC Research and Support Program.

Below is a listing of abstracts for published papers, presentations and journal articles. 

To obtain a copy of the abstract's document, contact the CNSC. When contacting the CNSC, please provide the title and date of the abstract.

2010

Subject: CNSC Fuel Performance Oversight Programme
Presented at: 11th International Conference on CANDU Fuel
Date: October 17–20, 2010
Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Prepared by: Ali El-Jaby, Kelly Conlon, Wade Grant, and Michel Couture
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Ottawa (Ontario) Canada
Canadian Nuclear Society, Toronto (Ontario) Canada
Type: Technical paper
Subject: CNSC approach to the review of reactor core thermalhydraulic design for new nuclear power plants
Presented at: 11th International Conference on CANDU Fuel
Date: October 17–20, 2010
Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Prepared by: Yujun Guo, Naj Hammouda, Haldun Tezel and Michel Couture
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Ottawa (Ontario) Canada
Canadian Nuclear Society, Ottawa (Ontario) Canada
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Heterogeneous 3-D SN transport reactor calculations using ATTILA
Presented at: Joint International Conference on Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications and Monte Carlo 2010 (SNA + MC2010)
Date: October 17–20, 2010
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Prepared by: Robert Pawel Rulkoa, Mohamed Belalb, Djordje Ilija Tomasevicb
a Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
b Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Assessment of the impact of ageing on the performance of CANDU special safety and safety related systems; Safety analysis perspective
Presented at: The 8th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-8)
Date: October 10–14, 2010
Location: Shanghai, China
Prepared by: Haldun-O. Tezel, Nicolas Christodoulou, Noreddine Mesmous
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Risk informed decision making – Specific aspects for risk-informing decisions in a regulatory environment
Presented at: European Safety and Reliability (ESREL) 2010 Annual Conference
Date: September 5–9, 2010
Location: Rhodes, Greece
Prepared by: Adrian Bujor and Raducu Gheorghe
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Epidemiological Evidence and Radiation Protection
Published in: Uranium 2010 – The Future is U, Volume II: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Uranium 40th Annual Hydrometallurgy Meeting, August 15–18, 2010, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Date: August 15–18, 2010
Publisher: Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
Author(s): Rachel S.D. Lane and Patsy Thompson
Type: Conference paper
Subject: Safeguards-by-design: The Canadian experience
Presented at: 51st Annual Meeting of The Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
Date: July 11–15, 2010
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Prepared by: James A. Casterton, Tom Ellacott and Michael Kent – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: SSAC/IAEA cooperation: Some reflections from the Canadian SSAC
Presented at: 51st Annual Meeting of The Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
Date: July 11–15, 2010
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Prepared by: James A. Casterton, Karen Owen and Adam Parsons - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Blending deterministic and probabilistic arguments in the regulatory decision making: The Canadian approach
Presented at: Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference 2010 (PSAM)
Date: June 7–11, 2010
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Prepared by: Philippe Hessel – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Evidence of children's vulnerability to radiation in the context of radiological/nuclear events and considerations for emergency response
Presented at: Workshop on Children as Vulnerable Populations in Radiological/Nuclear Events (Federal government stakeholders including Health Canada and Centre for Security Science)
Date: June 1, 2010
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Prepared by: Rachel Lane, Pascale Reinhardt and Patsy Thompson – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Regulatory assessment of integrated safety reviews for nuclear plants refurbishment
Presented at: 31st Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS)
Date: May 24–27, 2010
Location: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Prepared by: Al Omar and Christian Carrier – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Safety analysis: its role and current trends
Presented at: 31st Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS)
Date: May 24–27, 2010
Location: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Prepared by: Alexandre Viktorov – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: CNSC expectations for resolution of hydrogen related safety issues
Presented at: 31st Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS)
Date: May 24–27, 2010
Location: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Prepared by: Magda Rizk and Alexandre Viktorov – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Canadian regulatory approach to steam generator life cycle management
Presented at: The Eighth International Seminar on Horizontal Steam Generators OKB “GIDROPRESS”
Date: May 19–21, 2010
Location: Podolsk, Russia
Prepared by: Raoul Awad, Blair Carroll and Jovica Riznic – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
Subject: Material surveillance program regulatory guidance for steam generator tubes extracted from Canadian CANDU reactors
Presented at: 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE18)
Date: May 17–21, 2010
Location: Xi'an, China
Prepared by: Sue Liu, Blair Carroll, Jovica Riznic, Nicholas Christodoulou and Raoul Awad – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical paper
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