SECTION .0700 ‑ NUCLEAR POWER SYSTEMS
13 NCAC 13 .0701 STANDARDS
(a) Nuclear power components and systems covered under the
scope of Section III of the ASME Code shall be designed, constructed, reworked,
stamped, and installed in accordance with Section III of the ASME Code.
Balance of plant items may be constructed under other ASME Code sections as
(b) All nuclear power systems falling under the scope of
the ASME Code, Section III, are inspected in service under the requirements of
Section XI of the ASME Code. The equipment is not required to be inspected
under this Chapter. Balance of plant pressure equipment not covered by Section
XI are required to be registered with a North Carolina identification number
and inspected in accordance with this Chapter.
(c) A vessel composed of two or more pressure retaining
compartments shall constitute one complete unit for the purpose of assigning
the North Carolina identification number.
(d) The design criteria for nuclear power systems shall be
certified as to compliance with Section III of the ASME Code by a registered
professional engineer with at least one year of experience in nuclear pressure
History Note: Authority G.S. 95‑69.9; 95‑69.11;
Eff. May 29, 1981;
Amended Eff. October 1, 2008; July 1, 2006; June 1, 1982.