EN 62340:2010

Nuclear power plants - Instrumentation and control systems important to safety - Requirements for coping with Common Cause Failure (CCF) EN 62340:2010

Publication date:   Sep 16, 2010

General information

60.60 Standard published   May 14, 2010


CLC/TC 45AX Instrumentation, control and electrical power systems of nuclear facilities

European Norm

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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EN 62340:2010
60.60 Standard published
May 14, 2010


Adopted from IEC 62340:2007 IDENTICAL