Software QA. For Active CECs at SNS. Motivation.
For Active CECs at SNS
“As Scott Jerome-Parks lay dying, he clung to this wish: that his fatal radiation overdose — which left him deaf, struggling to see, unable to swallow, burned, with his teeth falling out, with ulcers in his mouth and throat, nauseated, in severe pain and finally unable to breathe — be studied and talked about publicly so that others might not have to live his nightmare.”
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Software related software specification: The SSRS document is unique to each PPS and provides information necessary to generate the PLC program. Included are safety functions to be accomplished, guidelines such as two programmer rule, system fault definition, particular functional systems details, etc. The SSRS addresses the safety functions from the SRD. The SSRS is identified as a requirement in document SNS-ASD-IC-P03.
System design: program configuration – tasks, safety tasks, routines, I/O routing, communications
Should this be standardized?
Ideally will use an independent programmer in addition to two person programming team