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ANSI/ANS-57.2-1983;W1993 (W=Withdrawn): Design Requirements for Light Water Reactor Spent Fuel Storage Facilities at Nuclear Power Plants

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Item ID: 240124

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This standard presents necessary design requirements for facilities at nuclear power plants for the storage and preparation for shipment of spent fuel from light-water moderated and cooled nuclear power stations.  It contains requirements for the design of the following:

  Fuel storage pool

  Fuel storage racks

  Pool makeup, instrumentation and cleanup systems

  Pool structure and integrity

  Radiation shielding

  Residual heat removal

  Ventilation, filtration and radiation monitoring systems

  Shipping cask handling and decontamination

  Building structure and integrity

  Fire protection and communication

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