NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

DESIGN AND MODIFICATIONS OF INSTALLATIONS – OPERATION OF FACILITIES – SANITATION AND DECOMMISSIONING – DETECTION AND MATERIALS

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Our experts in Nuclear Engineering work as well in the domain of radiation protection that in systems behavior analysis in a nuclear environment.

INSTALLATION DESIGN AND MODIFICATION

  • Project management studies
  • Intervention at different stages of projects: APS or APD phase
  • Design of nuclear buildings / installations (BNI)
  • Proposal for radiological zoning
  • Definition of radiological protection: materials, locations, thicknesses
  • Post studies
  • ALARA approach
  • Nuclear facility refitting solutions

OPERATION OF FACILITIES

  • Research and identification of deviations from the set dosimetric objectives
  • Dosimetry assessment during maintenance operations
  • Study of the need for collective protection

SANITATION AND DECOMMISSIONING

  • Activation calculations related to protons, deuterons, neutrons
  • Determination of radiological inventories
  • Validation and optimization of intervention scenario
  • Optimization of packaging for contaminated waste

DETECTION AND MATERIALS

  • Simulation of gamma radiation detection devices: NaI, GeHP,…
  • Calculation of absorbed dose (Gy)
  • Estimated service lives of components and materials
  • Analysis of the effects of radiation on sensitive components

Nuclear site design and modification

  • Project management studies
  • Radiological zoning
  • Radiological protection definition : materials, thikness and location
  • ALARA strategy definition
  • Retrofitting solution