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AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY 3.5 STANDARD

ANS-3.5 Working Group

ANS 3.5 Group photo November 5-8, 2013 ANS LOGO


Sheridan Training Facility (Host: Nebraska Public Power District/Cooper Nuclear Station)
Auburn, Nebraska
November 5-8, 2013


ANS 3.5 Working Group Meeting Attendees

Left to Right: Jim Florence - Chair (Cooper); Michael Petersen (Monticello/Prairie Island); Dave Goodman (Comanche Peak); Bill Fraser (Westinghouse); Butch Colby Editor (L3 MAPPS); Robert Goldman (Grand Gulf); Tim Dennis (guest); Keith Welchel - Secretary (Oconee); Frank Tarselli (individual contributor); James Sale (North Anna); Pablo Rey (Tecnatom Spain); Dennis Spielman (guest Vogtle 3 & 4); Larry Vick Parliamentarian (NRC)


ANS-3.5-201X SCOPE

This standard establishes the functional requirements for full scope nuclear power plant control room simulators that are subject to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulation for use in operator training and examination. The standard also establishes criteria for the scope of simulation, performance, and functional capabilities of nuclear power plant control room simulators.

This standard does not establish criteria for the use of simulators in operator training programs.

WORKING GROUP MEMBERS

Membership Information 04/05/13.

PROJECT INITIATION NOTIFICATION (Approved)

PINS: PROJECT INITIATION NOTIFICATION SYSTEM FORM

MEETING SCHEDULE

The release of the ANS-3.5-201x for public review and comment is anticipated in early 2014. The ANS-3.5 Working Group will subsequently meet after this review period to address comments received by the American Nuclear Society and the public; place and date of meeting to be determined at a later date.

ANS 3.5 WORKING GROUP MEETING MINUTES

For development of ANS-3.5-201X Standard:


For development of ANS-3.5-2009 Standard (historical):

NOTE: For questions regarding meeting minutes, please contact the ANS-3.5 Working Group Secretary at kwelchel@duke-energy.com


STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

Policy Manual for the ANS Standards Committee

ANS Standards Committee Rules & Procedures

http://www.ans.org/standards/resources/

IAEA Style Manual for Publications and Documents

Standards Development Checklist Sheet

ANSI Style Manual; 8th Edition; Version 1.0; 03/01/91 (historical)

ANS Procedures Manual for Consensus Committees

NIST Special Publication 330; 2008 Edition; U.S. Department of Commerce; National Institute of Standards and Technology

Merriam-Webster dictionary

ANSI Style Guide-Sheet - 2003

ANS-3.5 STANDARD CLARIFICATIONS

Clarifications regarding various editions of the ANS-3.5 Standard may be located at www.ans.org/standards/clarifications/


SUBMITTING CLARIFICATIONS

The American Nuclear Society accepts no responsibility for interpretations of the ANS-3.5 Standard made by any individual or by any ad hoc group of individuals. Requests for interpretation/clarification should be sent directly to the Standards Department at Society Headquarters. Action will be taken to provide appropriate response in accordance with established procedures that ensure consensus on the interpretation.

Please forward requests for ANS-3.5 Standard interpretation/clarifications directly to:

Standards Administrator
American Nuclear Society
555 North Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, Illinois 60526 USA


USE OF THE ANS-3.5 WORKING GROUP WEBSITE

Release of Information Policy:

The ANS-3.5 Working Group will through the course of normal business, generate confidential documentation applicable to the working group charter. As a result of this business, documentation may be released to the public through approved minutes posted on the ANS-3.5 website. Other information may be released to the public as deemed appropriate by the working group Chair or Vice-Chair. In addition, information may be supplied to non-working group members on a need-to-know basis for the purpose of review and comment.

The following information may be posted on the ANS-3.5 Web Pages:

  • Working Group Membership List
  • Approved Meeting Minutes/Action Items
  • Next meeting location/agenda
  • Photographs
  • Feedback Mechanism

The following items shall not be posted on the ANS-3.5 Web Pages:

  • Information of a sensitive nature
  • Working Group membership issues
  • Draft Documents

Use of the Internet or E-mail for the following purposes are prohibited:

  • Product advertisement
  • Commercial activities
  • Receipt or transmittal of threatening, sexual, racial or obscene material
  • Political lobbying
  • Transmitting chain letters or "junk" mail
  • Transmission of confidential and proprietary information unless expressly approved by an ANS-3.5 Working Group Officer.
  • Solicitations for commercial ventures, religious or political causes, outside organizations or other non-work related causes