Nuclear Energy Agency Online Bulletin

May 2000

Covers new material for April 2000


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The May bulletin covers the following items:

New publications
Nuclear safety
Nuclear development

Nuclear science
Data Bank

New publications

Publications on sale can be ordered at http://www.oecd.org/publications.

Core Monitoring for Commercial Reactors: Improvements in Systems and Methods
ISBN 92-64-17659-4
Price: FF460, US$71, DM137, £44, 7450
291 pages.

Methodologies for Assessing the Economic Consequences of Nuclear Reactor Accidents
ISBN 92-64-17658-6
Price: FF200, US$31, DM60, 19, 3250
112 pages.

A French translation of this publication is also available:
Méthodes d'évaluation des conséquences économiques des accidents nucléaires
ISBN 92-64-27658-0
Price: FF200, US$31, DM60, 19, 3250
122 pages.

Free publications are available at http://www.oecd-nea.org/pub/webpubs/. Paper copies may be requested by sending an e-mail to nea@oecd-nea.org.


Nuclear Power Plant Operating Experiences from the IAEA/NEA Incident Reporting System: 1996-1999
46 pages.

Regulatory Response Strategies for Safety Culture Problems
Stratégies d'intervention de l'autorité de sûreté en cas de dégradation de la culture de sûreté
Bilingual. 25 pages.

Nuclear safety

Regular features


Nuclear safety news

(For text-only subscribers, details for the items below are given at http://www.oecd-nea.org/bulletins/500nsd1.html.)

The CSNI Workshop on Advanced Thermal-hydraulic and Neutronic Codes: Current and Future Applications was held in Barcelona (Spain) on 10-13 April 2000...more

The eleventh meeting of the OECD Support Group on VVER-440/213 Bubbler Condenser Containment Safety was held in Berlin (Germany) on 4-5 April 2000...more

As a follow-up to the SESAR-FAP and CSNI recommendations, a technical expert meeting on severe accidents (SA) facilities and programmes was held at the NEA...more

A new periodic report entitled Nuclear Power Plant Operating Experiences from the IAEA/NEA Incident Reporting System: 1996-1999 has just been released. Tell me more. Show me the report.

Nuclear development

The International Workshop on Nuclear Power Plant Life Management in a Changing Business World will be held on 26-27 June 2000 in Washington D.C. (USA).

The Sixth Information Exchange Meeting on Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation will be held on 11-13 December 2000 in Madrid (Spain)...more
(See http://www.oecd-nea.org/pt/6iem.html.)

Data Bank

A final reminder that the next meeting of the JEFF working party on nuclear data evaluation, processing and benchmarking will take place at NEA headquarters in Paris on 22-24 May. Please watch our web site (http://www.oecd-nea.org/dbdata) for the final agenda. For more information about the project, please contact mailto:ali.nouri@oecd.org or mailto:kellett@oecd-nea.org.

The first version of CINDA on a searchable CD-ROM has now been produced by the NEA and is being distributed to the recipients of the CINDA book, produced by the IAEA...more
(See http://www.oecd-nea.org/bulletins/500db1.html for further details.)

The NEA has received a small number of copies (~30) of the Proceedings of the 1999 Symposium on Nuclear Data (18-19 November 1999) held at JAERI, Japan (report no. JAERI-Conf-2000-05 and INDC(JPN)-185/U), and can forward these free of charge to any interested parties: mailto:kellett@oecd-nea.org. (Please be sure to give your name and full postal address.)

Dates and topics of forthcoming training courses can be found at http://www.oecd-nea.org/databank/training.html/.

Computer program services

A page giving the list of all new programs in the last 12 months can be found at http://www.oecd-nea.org/dbprog/cpsnew.html.

New software packages available from the Data Bank

17-APR-2000 IAEA1169 EMPIRE-II,MULTISTEP COMPOUND_NUCLEUS & PREEQUILIBRIUM REACTN X-SEC (Arrived)
15-APR-2000 NEA-1616 ZZ-MCJEF22NEA.BOLIB MCNP X-SECTION LIBRARY BASED ON JEF-2.2 (Arrived)
12-APR-2000 PSR-0480 NJOY99.0, Data Processing System of Evaluated Nuclear Data Files ENDF format (Arrived)
10-APR-2000 NEA-1080 FEMAXI, Thermal & Mechanical Behaviour of LWR Fuel Rods (Arrived)
10-APR-2000 NEA-1620 RODBURN, Power Profiles & Isotopics in PWR, BWR Fuel Rods (Arrived)
07-APR-2000 NEA-1624 ZZ JENDL/D-99,  DOSIMETRY X-SEC DATA LIB AND PLOTS FOR NEUTRONS (Arrived)
06-APR-2000 IAEA1337 TRISTAN-IJS,STEADY-STATE AX TEMP & FLOW VBELOCITY IN TRIGA CHANNEL (Now tested)

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