Inside the French Association for Design, Construction and Surveillance Rules of Nuclear Power Plant Components (AFCEN), RCC-M is dedicated to Design, Material Selection, Fabrication and welding, Examination and RSE-M In-Sercice-Inspection, Surveillance, Monitoring, Maintenance and flaw evaluations.
In a first part, this paper will shortly presents the Code contents and organization of each of them.
In a second part, how they are consistent and flexible to be adapted to international requirements.
And finally in a third part, a short comparison with ASME Corresponding Codes: BPV Section III and XI. The conclusion of the paper will present the major objectives and topics of development of these Codes for new international projects in connection with Code Harmonization by Regulators (MDEP), Standard Development Organization board (SDO) and Industry Association (CORDEL).