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Design and construction rules for electrical and I&C systems and equipment
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Purpose and scope
RCC-E describes the rules for designing and building electrical assemblies and I&C systems for pressurised water reactors.
The code was drafted in partnership with industry, engineering firms, manufacturers, building control firms and operators, and represents a collection of best practices in accordance with IAEA requirements.
The code's scope covers:
- Architecture and the associated systems.
- Materials engineering and the qualification procedure for normal and accidental environmental conditions.
- Facility engineering and management of common cause failures (CCFs) (electrical and I&C) and electromagnetic interference.
- Practices for testing and inspecting electrical characteristics.
- Quality assurance requirements supplementing ISO 9001.
The 2016 edition is the most recent version, available as of March 2017
A new publication "Gap analysis RCC-E 2012-2016" has been issued in July 2017, avalaible for RCC-E subscribers.
RCC-E 2016 - ENDesign and construction rules for electrical and I&C systems and equipment
PTAN Gap Analysis RCC-E 2012-2016Design and construction rules for electrical and I&C systems and equipment
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