The first part of the course concentrates on the requirements of operating a nuclear facility – initial licensing process and subsequent continuous regulatory control. Next, we will take a look at the international system of radiological protection and legal framework on nuclear safety, transport and transboundary movement of nuclear material. Finally, we will discuss the issues of illicit nuclear trafficking and nuclear terrorism.
Week 1. Nuclear Facilities
Nuclear facilities – definition, objective, scope, general requirements for power reactors
Regulatory body – reactive role – step by step licensing, perpetual control, and other measures
Operating entity – management and verification of safety, other issues, decommissioning
Conditions for a license. Research and testing reactors