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These Design and Construction Rules are divided into 5 chapters.
- Chapter 1 describes the organizational requirements to be met when supplying products under a Fuel Contract. It defines the important terms identified in the text by an uppercase first letter.
- Chapter 2 describes the fuel assemblies, core components and their component parts.
- Chapter 3 describes the rules to be followed for analyzing the design of the fuel assemblies and core components to ensure that the latter will meet the safety requirements of the Basic Nuclear Facilities in which they are used.
- Chapter 4 covers the manufacturing of the products. It addresses:
- The properties of the Materials and Parts,
- The associated manufacturing and inspection processes,
- Inspection methods,
- The properties to be inspected for the Materials, Parts or Assemblies.
- Chapter 5 supplies the main steps to be taken regarding fuel handling, transport and storage.
RCC-C 2020 - FRRègles de conception et de construction applicables aux assemblages de combustible des centrales nucléaires REP
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