Technical papers, presentations and articles – 2018

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 document that is related to an abstract, contact the CNSC. When contacting the CNSC, please provide the title and date of the abstract.


Subject: Overview of the Historical and Regulatory Basis for Exclusion-Zone Sizing in Canada
Presented at: 38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society and 42nd Annual CNS/CNA Student Conference
Date: June 3–6, 2018 (poster presented on June 4)
Location: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Prepared by: Nicole Allison, Kyle Cormier, Chantal Morin, Garry Schwarz
Type: Technical paper and poster presentation
Subject: Mathematical Modelling of a Fault Slip Induced by Water Injection
Presented at: ComGeo IV Symposium
Date: May 2–4, 2018
Location: Assisi, Italy
Prepared by: T.S. Nguyen
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
Subject: CNSC Severe Accident Research
Presented at: NUGENIA General Assembly Meeting
Date: April 10–12, 2018
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Prepared by: Magdy El-Hawary
Type: Abstract of a technical paper/presentation
Subject: Canadian Approach to Defence in Depth, Design Extension Conditions and Severe Accident Management
Presented at: Technical Meeting on Current Approaches in Member States to the Analysis of Design Extension Conditions for New Nuclear Power Plants – IAEA
Date: March 19–23, 2018
Location: Vienna, Austria
Prepared by: Noreddine Mesmous
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
Subject: Hydro-mechanical behaviour of the Cobourg limestone
Published in: International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences
Date: February 2018
Publisher: Elsevier
Authors: M.H.B. Nasseri, R.P. Young, X. Su, T.S. Nguyen, Z. Li
Type: Peer-reviewed journal paper
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