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  • Main Title Seismic analysis of the nuclear fuel service reprocessing plant at West Valley, N. Y


  • Author: Murray, R.C.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Nelson, T.A.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Davito, A.M.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
    Place of Publication: Livermore, California
    Additional Info: California Univ., Livermore (USA). Lawrence Livermore Lab.


  • Creation: 1977-05-24


  • English


  • Content Description: This report was prepared at the request of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission as a part of a license review of the nuclear fuel reprocessing plant operated by Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc., at West Valley, N.Y. The report discusses the approach used by the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in performing an independent seismic analysis of the facility. It includes a description of the facility, our modeling and analysis techniques, failure criteria, results, and conclusions. Two modes of failure are identified and their consequences discussed.
  • Physical Description: Pages: 63


  • Keyword: Seismic Surveys
  • Keyword: Licensing
  • Keyword: Usa 580201* -- Geophysics-- Seismology & Tectonics-- (1980-1989)
  • STI Subject Categories: 054000 -- Nuclear Fuels-- Health & Safety
  • Keyword: West Valley Processing Plant
  • STI Subject Categories: 510500 -- Environment, Terrestrial-- Site Resource & Use Studies-- (-1989)
  • Keyword: Nuclear Facilities
  • STI Subject Categories: 58 Geosciences
  • STI Subject Categories: 11 Nuclear Fuel Cycle And Fuel Materials
  • Keyword: New York
  • Keyword: North America
  • Keyword: Seismology
  • Keyword: Fuel Reprocessing Plants
  • STI Subject Categories: 54 Environmental Sciences
  • Keyword: Geophysical Surveys
  • Keyword: Safety


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Report No.: UCRL-52266
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/5203927
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5203927
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1055185


  • Display Note: Dep. NTIS, PC A04/MF A01.