Technical papers, presentations and articles – 2012

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.

2012

Subject: Regulatory oversight – Approach to life extension of nuclear research reactors
Presented at: The European Nuclear Conference (ENC), 2012
Date: December 9–12, 2012
Location: Manchester, UK
Prepared by:

I. Erdebil and A. Omar
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Type: Abstract of the technical paper
Subject: CNSC nuclear power plant accident handbook
Presented at: 2012 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo
Date: November 11–15, 2012
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Prepared by: Christopher Cole
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

T. Nitheanandan, M.J. Brown, S.M. Petoukhov, A. Wood
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Chalk River, Ontario, Canada
Type: Abstract of the technical paper
Subject: Coupling between DONJON and CATHENA using a Bash script for RIH break opening time assessment
Presented at: The 24th CNS Nuclear Simulation Symposium
Date: October 14–16, 2012
Location: Ottawa Ontario, Canada
Prepared by: M. Fassi Fehri
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Abstract of the technical paper
Subject: Canadian participation in OECD/NEA-KAERI ROD bundle benchmark for CFD codes
Presented at: 24th Nuclear Simulation Symposium
Date: October 14–16, 2012
Location: Ottawa Ontario, Canada
Prepared by: J. Szymanski
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ottawa Ontario, Canada

D. Chang
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

D. Novog
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

K. Podila, J. Bailey, Y. Rao, A. Rashkovan and S. Tavoularis
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Chalk River, Ontario, Canada
Type: Abstract of a technical papers
Subject: Development of a simplified generic PRA model for regulatory application
Presented at: Workshop on Advanced Code Suites for Design, Safety Analysis and Operation of Heavy Water Reactors
Date: October 2–5, 2012
Location: Ottawa Ontario, Canada
Prepared by: Amin Patel, Raducu Gheorghe, Yolande Akl
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Type: Abstract of the technical paper
Subject: Challenges in PSA regulatory expectations for nuclear power plants in Canada
Presented at: Technical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment for New Nuclear Power Plants' Design
Date: October 1–5, 2012
Publisher: Vienna, Austria (IAEA Headquarters)
Prepared by: Guna Renganathan and Raducu Gheorghe
Technical Specialists
Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Reliability Division
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Ottawa Ontario, Canada
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
Subject: A regulatory perspective on the establishment of fuel safety criteria for the large loss of coolant accident
Presented at: Technical Meeting on Fuel Integrity during Normal Operating and Accident Conditions in Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs)
Date: September 24 to 27, 2012
Publisher: Bucharest, Romania
Prepared by: Ali El-Jaby
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Type: Abstract of the technical paper
Subject: Lung cancer mortality (1950-1999) among Eldorado uranium workers: A comparison of the TSCE and ERR models
Presented in: PLoS ONE
Date: August 24, 2012
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Prepared by: M. Eidemüller, P. Jacob, R. Lane (CNSC), S.E. Frost and L. Zablotska
Type: Open access peer-reviewed scientific journal
Subject: Regulatory experience in applying a radiological environmental protection framework for existing and planned nuclear facilities
Published in: Annals of the ICRP
Date: August 22, 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.
Prepared by: S. Mihok, P. Thompson
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Peer-reviewed journal article
Subject: Nuclear power plant accident handbook, a CNSC Emergency Operations Centre tool
Presented at: 33rd Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society
Date: June 10-13, 2012
Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Prepared by: C. Cole
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

T. Nitheanandan, M.J. Brown, S.M. Petoukhov, A. Wood
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Ottawa, Ontario
Type: Abstract of the technical paper
Subject: Canadian regulatory requirements for safety analysis of nuclear power plants
Presented at: The 2nd International Nuclear Energy Congress
Date: May 22-24, 2012
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Prepared by: J. Kowalski
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Type: Technical Presentation
Subject: Why an effective national regulatory infrastructure is essential for a country’s radiation protection system
Presented at: 13th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association
Date: May 18-24, 2012
Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Prepared by: Dariusz Mroz*; Eric Reber; Hazem Suman; Ibrahim Shadad; Teodros Hailu; Hilaire Mansoux – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
*D. Mroz, an employee of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, posted as an IAEA staff member at the time of this publication.
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
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