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Equivalent requirements should be stated for other power sources (for example, the pneumatic power system). Particular care should be taken to ensure that electrical supplies remain adequate in shutdown operations, when many systems and components will be out of service for maintenance. 32. Where applicable, operability requirements for seismic monitoring instrumentation should be stated. Settings should be established for alarms or for any corrective 25 action consistent with the safety analysis report.
Operation within specified operational limits and conditions. operational states. States defined under normal operation and anticipated operational occurrences. severe accident. Accident conditions more severe than a design basis accident and involving significant core degradation. safety limits. Limits on operational parameters within which the operation of a nuclear power plant has been shown to be safe. safety system. A system important to safety, provided to ensure the safe shutdown of the reactor or residual heat removal from the core, or to limit the consequences of anticipated operational occurrences and design basis accidents.
To ensure that operations which might give rise to nuclear excursions or radiation hazards are not undertaken during fuel movements, requirements for communication between the fuel handling personnel and the operating personnel in the control room should be stated. 35. The conditions for storage of irradiated fuel should be stated and should include: the minimum cooling capability of the cooling system for spent fuel and the minimum water level above the fuel; a prohibition against storage of fuel in any position other than that designated for irradiated fuel; the minimum reserve capacity for storage; and the appropriate reactivity margins to guard against criticality in the storage area.