The RSK was informed of the results of the 69th meeting of the Nuclear Safety Standards Commission (KTA). Note was taken of the statement of the RSK Committee on PLANT AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (AST) on the "Formation and effects of an unborated water plug during steam generator tube rupture" (in German). The consultations on the statement on neutron flux oscillations, deformations of fuel assemblies, damage to cladding tubes, spacers, hold-down springs and alignment pins have been completed, editorial amendments are to follow. The consultations on the statement on section-wide unavailabilities due to electrical coupling between redundant sections of the emergency power system of German nuclear power plants were continued.
The RSK bade farewell to its long-standing member Mr. Michael Sailer.