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ASME Section XI Meeting Notes (Working Group on ISI Optimization) – May 2009
Company: Entergy Services Incorporated
Meeting Date: May 11, 2009
Meeting Location: San Diego, California
1. NRC Report – Jay Collins provided a brief overview of the approximately 12 page report to be included in the meeting.
2. Talked through the Action Item list on papers 19 and 20 of the agenda.
a. Discussion of need to spread action items currently on Mike Gothard's plate started with Item WG ISIO 99-01.
b. Item WG ISIO
01-01. BC Item # provided 08-038.
c. It was stated that the desire is for all WG items to have BC numbers in C&S connect.
d. Item WG ISIO 06-02 had general discussion. Ray Pace and Danny Cordes provided sketches two meetings ago. The desire is to discuss this with Ronnie Swain and pull him into WG ISI optimization.
e. Item WG ISIO 07-02 at ISC. No action needed in the committee this meeting.
f. Item WG ISIO 07-03 on hold pending other on-line ISI work (01-01). If 01-01 successful, then we should push 07-03 in August.
g. Item WG ISIO 07-04 will be discussed with Ronnie Swain.
h. Item WG ISIO 08-01 no action at ISIO – at ISC.
i. Item WG ISIO 08-03 was discussed with handout provided.
The purpose of this item is to review a limitation imposed
ii. The project lead (Mahindrakar) concluded that the code was correct in eliminating the examinations. It was moved that the action be closed with no additional action.
iii. NRC member indicated that if there was an active degradation mechanism, the lack of indications over 25 years was not enough to indicate that the exams should not be required.
iv. It was pointed out that the area is covered by VT-2.
v. A white paper indicating that there was no active degradation methods for the area.
vi. The motion carried with an abstention from the NRC rep.
Item WG ISIO 08-05 was discussed. When can you stop the exam of a non-integral
support at the insulation? This item
is looking at putting together a white paper to discuss.
Item WG ISIO 08-06 was discussed. After initial confusion on what this item
covered, and a vote to close the item.
It was noted that the wrong action was presented initially. This item deals with the F1.40 notes with
regards to examination of vessel supports.
The specific issue is multiple supports of similar design for a single
vessel design configuration.
l. Item WG ISIO 08-08 and Item WG ISIO 08-09 no action for this meeting. Work in progress.
m. Item WG ISIO 08-11 will drop off the list because it's been closed.
n. Item WG ISIO 09-01 no action for this meeting. Work in progress.