BS EN 60965:2016 - Nuclear power plants. Control rooms. Supplementary control room for reactor shutdown without access to the main control room

BS EN 60965:2016

Nuclear power plants. Control rooms. Supplementary control room for reactor shutdown without access to the main control room

Status : Current, Under review   Published : September 2016



This International Standard establishes requirements for the Supplementary Control Room provided to enable the operating staff of nuclear power plants to shut down the reactor, where previously operating, and maintain the plant in a safe shut-down state in the event that control of the safety functions can no longer be exercised from the Main Control Room, due to unavailability of the Main Control Room or its facilities. The design has to ensure that the Supplementary Control Room is protected against the hazards, including any localised extreme hazards, leading to the unavailability of the Main Control Room.

The standard also establishes requirements for the selection of functions, the design and organisation of the human-machine interface, and the procedures which shall be used systematically to verify and validate the functional design of the supplementary control room.

It is assumed that supplementary control room provided for shutdown operations from outside the main control room would be unattended during normal plant conditions other than for periodic testing. The requirements reflect the application of human engineering principles as they apply to the human-machine interface during such periodic testing and during abnormal plant conditions.

This standard does not cover special emergency response facilities (e.g. a technical support centre) or facilities provided for radioactive waste handling. Detailed equipment design is also outside the scope of the standard.

This standard follows the principles of IAEA Specific Safety Requirements SSR-2/1 and IAEA Safety Guide NS-G-1.3.

The purpose of this standard is to provide functional design requirements to be used in the design of the supplementary control room of a nuclear power plant to meet safety requirements.

This standard is intended for application to a supplementary control room whose conceptual design is initiated after the publication of this standard. If it is desired to apply it to existing plants or designs, special care must be taken to ensure a consistent design basis. This relates, for example, to factors such as the consistency between the supplementary control room and the main control room, the ergonomic approach, the automation level and the information technology, and the extent of modifications to be implemented in I&C systems.

Standard NumberBS EN 60965:2016
TitleNuclear power plants. Control rooms. Supplementary control room for reactor shutdown without access to the main control room
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 September 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60709, IEC 62646, ISO 11064-3, EN ISO 11064-1, IEC 61513, EN ISO 11064-6, ISO 11064-1, IEC 61771, IAEA NS-G-1.3:2002, EN 61513, EN 61226, EN ISO 11064-3, IEC 60964:2009, EN 60709, ISO 11064-6, IAEA SSR-2/1:2012, EN 60964:2010, IEC 61226, EN ISO 11064, ISO 11064
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60780, IEC 62645, IEC 60880, IEC 61508-4, NS-G-1.3:2002, GS-G-3.5:2009, IEC 61508-1, IEC 61508-2, IEC 61227, IEC 60980, IAEA GS-R-3:2006, IEC 62138, GS-G-3.1:2006, IEC 61772, IEC 62241, IEC 61839, IAEA SSR-2/2, IEC 61508-3, ISO 9241
ReplacesBS EN 60965:2011
International RelationshipsEN 60947-4-1:2010,EN 60965:2016,IEC 60947-4-1:2009,IEC 60965:2016
Draft Superseded By15/30298379 DC
DescriptorsNuclear power, Electric power stations, Control equipment, Equipment housing facilities, Nuclear technology, Auxiliary, Nuclear reactors, Nuclear-electric power stations, Control systems, Design, Nuclear safety
Title in FrenchCentrales nucléaires de puissance. Salles de commande. Salle de commande supplémentaire pour l'arrêt des réacteurs sans accès à la salle de commande principale
Title in GermanKernkraftwerke. Warten. Notsteuerstelle für das Abfahren des Reaktors ohne Verbindung zur Hauptwarte
ISBN978 0 580 93813 9
File Size1.983 MB

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