Final Safety Evaluation of a Ten Watt Strontium-90 Fueled Generator for a Deep Sea Application-SNAP 7E

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A safety evaluation of the SNAP 7E thermoelectric generator system is described. Analyses were performed to assess the radiobiological effects in event of a fuel release and the shielding was evaluated to determine the safe working limits for personnel. The entire evaluation is based on a fuel loading of 31,000 curies of radiostrontium. It is concluded that the safety criteria are met and there is reasonable assurance that this generator is safe for its intended mission. (J.R.D.)

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Berkow, H. N. & Kelly, V. G. May 1, 1962.

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A safety evaluation of the SNAP 7E thermoelectric generator system is described. Analyses were performed to assess the radiobiological effects in event of a fuel release and the shielding was evaluated to determine the safe working limits for personnel. The entire evaluation is based on a fuel loading of 31,000 curies of radiostrontium. It is concluded that the safety criteria are met and there is reasonable assurance that this generator is safe for its intended mission. (J.R.D.)

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  • Report No.: MND-P-2761
  • Grant Number: AT(30-1)-2958
  • DOI: 10.2172/4815516 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1060563

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Berkow, H. N. & Kelly, V. G. Final Safety Evaluation of a Ten Watt Strontium-90 Fueled Generator for a Deep Sea Application-SNAP 7E, report, May 1, 1962; Baltimore, Maryland. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1060563/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.