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
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 455)


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.


Digital equipment Commercial-grade dedication Critical characteristics Software life cycle 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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