Advertisement

Commercial Grade Dedication for Software Life Cycle of Digital Instrument and Control Equipment

  • Qi Wu
  • Yun-Bo ZhangEmail author
  • Shi-Xin Li
  • Xin-Yu Wang
Conference paper
  • 559 Downloads
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 455)

Abstract

Commercial grade dedication (CGD) is used to prove that the digital equipment dedicated can be used to perform nuclear safety function. It is a prerequisite for using digital equipment in nuclear power plants. This paper introduces the document architecture, process methods and critical characteristics of digital equipment CGD, discusses the requirements and acceptance criteria of software lifecycle in digital equipment CGD, proposes a method using thread analysis to assess the software lifecycle.

Keywords

Digital equipment Commercial-grade dedication Critical characteristics Software life cycle 

References

  1. 1.
    Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 21, Reporting of Defects and Noncompliance. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1995)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    EPRI NP-5652: Guideline for the Utilization of Commercial Grade Items in Nuclear Safety Related Applications. Electric Power Research Institute (1988)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    EPRI TR-106439: Guideline on Evaluation and Acceptance of Commercial Grade Digital Equipment for Nuclear Safety Applications. Electric Power Research Institute (1996)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    IEEE Std.7-4.3.2: IEEE Standard Criteria for Digital Computers in Safety Systems of Nuclear Power Generating Stations. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (2010)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    EPRI-1011710: Handbook for Evaluating Critical Digital Equipment and System. Electric Power Research Institute (2005)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.I&C DepartmentNuclear and Radiation Safety CenterBeijingChina

Personalised recommendations