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ACRS Joint Subcommittee on Reliability and Probabilistic Assessment Meeting - December 15-16, 1999

REVISED 12/7/99

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON REACTOR SAFEGUARDS
MEETING OF THE JOINT SUBCOMMITTEE ON
RELIABILITY AND PROBABILISTIC RISK ASSESSMENT
ROOM T-2B3, 11545 ROCKVILLE PIKE, ROCKVILLE, MD
DECEMBER 15-16, 1999

ACRS Contact: Michael T. Markley (301) 415-6885

- PROPOSED SCHEDULE -


TOPIC                         			PRESENTER           		TIME





December 15, 1999



1)   Introduction                                           			8:30-8:35 am



     .    Review goals and objectives             	G. Apostolakis, ACRS

          for this meeting:



          - programs for risk-based

            analysis of operating experience

            and special studies

          - risk-informed technical

	    specifications



2)   NRC Staff Presentation                                 			8:35-10:00 am



     .    Program overview                   		P. Baranowsky, RES

          S. Mays, RES, et.al.

     .    data sources: EPIX and RADS

     .    common-cause failure analysis

     .    Status of system/component studies:

          - high-pressure safety injection

          - reactor protection system

            (Westinghouse and General Electric)

          - component performance turbine-

            and motor-driven pumps

          - high pressure core spray

          - high pressure coolant injection

          - reactor core isolation cooling



     .    accident sequence precursor analyses

          - recent results, e.g., D.C. Cook

          - model development



     .    risk-based performance indicator

            development



               ** BREAK **                                                	10:00-10:15 am



3)   NRC Staff Presentation                                  			10:15-12:00 noon



     .    Continued discussion of topics and      	P. Baranowsky, RES

          special studies noted above             	S. Mays, RES, et.al.



               ** LUNCH **                                                  	12:00-1:00 pm



4)   NRC Staff Presentation                                   			1:00-2:00 pm



     .    Continued discussion of topics and      	P. Baranowsky, RES

          special studies noted above             	S. Mays, RES, et.al.



5)   General Discussion and Recess                            			2:00-2:30 pm



     .    General discussion and comments         	G. Apostolakis, ACRS

          by Members of the Subcommittee;

          items for future meetings



December 16, 1999



6)   Introduction                                             			8:30-8:35 am



     .    Review goals and objectives             	G. Apostolakis, ACRS

          for this meeting:



          - NRC staff activities in risk-informed

            technical specifications (TS)

          - industry initiatives proposed by Risk-

            Informed Technical Specification Task

            Force (RITSTF)



7)   NRC Staff Presentation                                 			8:35-10:00 am



     .    Introductory remarks                    	B. Beckner, NRR

                                  			R. Barrett, NRR



     .    Status of risk-informed TS activities        	N. Gilles, NRR

          since last briefing



     .    Discussion of staff's strategic vision and   	R. Dennig, NRR

          staff activities in support of RITSTF

          initiatives



               ** BREAK **                                                	10:00-10:15 am



8)   Industry Presentation                                      		10:15-11:45 am



     .    RITSTF Goals & Initiatives              	Biff Bradley, NEI

          - define HOT SHUTDOWN as preferred      	Tom Hook, SCE

            end state for TS actions              	Sharon Mahler, NPPD

          - delay time for entry into TS action for    	Wayne Harrison, HL&P

            missed surveillances

          - modify Mode restraint logic to allow entry

            into higher Modes based on risk

          - use of configuration risk management for

            allowed outage times

          - optimize surveillance requirements

          - modify TS 3.0 3 one-hour shutdown

            requirement

          - define actions for equipment that is

            functional but not operable



9)   General Discussion and Adjournment                      			11:45-12:00 noon



     .    General discussion and comments         	G. Apostolakis, ACRS

          by Members of the Subcommittee;

          items for future meetings





Note:     Presentation time should not exceed 50% of the total time allocated for a specific

          item.  Number of copies of presentation materials to be provided to the ACRS - 35.



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