Technical papers, presentations and articles – 2019

Experts at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) are often requested to present technical papers and presentations about the nuclear industry at conferences, seminars, technical meetings and workshops in Canada and around the world. Also, these experts write technical articles that are published in various journals.

CNSC experts also contribute to the development of research projects. Abstracts and the final research reports are available under the CNSC Research and Support Program.

Below is a listing of abstracts for published papers, presentations and journal articles.

To obtain a copy of the document that is related to an abstract, contact the CNSC. When contacting the CNSC, please provide the title and date of the abstract.


Subject: A Comparison of Fault Trees and the Dynamic Flowgraph Methodology for the Analysis of FPGA-Based Safety Systems Part 2: Theoretical Investigations
Published in: Reliability Engineering and System Safety (under review)
Date: March 2019
Publisher: Elsevier
Authors: Phillip McNelles, Zhao Chang Zeng, Guna Renganathan, Marius Chirila and Lixuan Lu
Type: Peer-reviewed journal article
Subject: Use of the Phenomena Identification and Ranking Table (PIRT) in the assessment of Source Term (ST) phenomena
Presented at: OECD-NEA CSNI Working Group on Analysis and Management of Accidents
Date: January 21–22, 2019
Location: Paris, France
Authors: Mounia Berdaï and Quanmin Lei
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
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