IEC 60951-3:2009 provides general guidance on the design principles and performance criteria for equipment for continuous high range area gamma monitoring in nuclear power plants for accident and post-accident conditions. General requirements for technical characteristics, test procedures, radiation characteristics, electrical, mechanical, and environmental characteristics are given in IEC 60951-1. These requirements are applicable in this part unless otherwise stated. The main technical changes with regard to the previous edition are as follows:
- clarify the definitions;
- up-date the references to new standards published since the first edition;
- update the units of radiation.
This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60951-1:2009.