General Requirements for Pressure-Retaining Systems and Components in CANDU Nuclear Power Plants
This Standard specifies the general requirements for the design,
fabrication, and installation of pressure-retaining systems, components,
and their supports in CANDU nuclear power plants.
This Standard, to the extent specified herein, applies to all
pressure-retaining systems and components and their supports in a nuclear
When this Standard is adopted for facilities other than CANDU nuclear
plants, the classification clauses should not be considered to be relevant
(a) the facility has a defined exclusion zone; and
(b) access to the facility is controlled, permitting entry only by
This Standard includes requirements of a regulatory nature that are
This Standard does not apply to containment system components classified
Class Containment that comply with the requirements of the CSA N287 Series
(1) The nontechnical requirements referred to in Clause 1.4 are derived
from Canadian legislation. The Atomic Energy Control Act and Regulations
and the appropriate acts and regulations of each province of Canada
covering boilers and pressure vessels determine the scope of a
and the extent of requirements for design registration and inspection of
systems and components of a nuclear power plant in that province.
(2) Imperial equivalent values to the SI units are shown in parentheses
for information only.