IEC 62340:2007 ED1

Nuclear power plants - Instrumentation and control systems important to safety - Requirements for coping with common cause failure (CCF)

Publication date:   Dec 7, 2007

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60.60 Standard published   Dec 7, 2007


TC 45/SC 45A Instrumentation, control and electrical power systems of nuclear facilities

International Standard

27.120.20   Nuclear power plants. Safety



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Gives requirements related to the avoidance of CCF of I&C systems that perform category A functions; additionally requires the implementation of independent I&C systems to overcome CCF, while the likelihood of CCF is reduced by strictly applying the overall safety principles of IEC SC 45A (notably IEC 61226, IEC 61513, IEC 60880 and IEC 60709); gives an overview of the complete scope of requirements relevant to CCF.

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IEC 62340:2007 ED1
60.60 Standard published
Dec 7, 2007