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Severe Accident Management Guidelines (SAMGs) provide a framework for the plant operational and emergency response staff to cope with accidents and events that are low probability and are outside of the design basis transients and events. These guidelines help the staff determine the state of the plant using available information, apply resources to critical accident management functions, and extend the ability of various plant barriers to prevent or limit releases of radioactive materials.
ENERCON’s 30 years of experience in supporting design, construction, licensing, and operations of the current generation of nuclear power plants gives the company a solid foundation to help clients develop or optimize SAMGs. ENERCON is unique in having highly knowledgeable design engineers who understand the design basis of plants, margins in existing systems, and the range of alternative approaches to achieve key safety functions as well as highly experienced senior reactor operators and shift technical advisors who intimately understand the plant’s response to evolving event scenarios.