The Chief of Nuclear Safety (CNS) is responsible for ensuring that DOE Nuclear Safety Regulations, Standards, Guides, and national/international technical standards are applied in a correct manner in the conduct of DOE’s nuclear mission under the purview of the Under Secretary for Management and Performance.
Listed below are publications either authored or co-authored by CNS staff. The web links for these publications lead to non-DOE websites.
The following are reference documents utilized by CNS staff to perform its functions.
Understanding Process Plant Schedule Slippage and Startup Costs
A Review of Cost Estimation in New Technologies - Implications for Energy Process Plants
Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants
Pioneer Plants Study User's Manual
The Formation of Pioneer Plant Projects in Chemical Processing Firms
Industry Information Practices and the Failure to Remember
Capturing Pioneer Plant Experience: Implications for Synfuels Projects