Cost reduction through improved seismic design

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During the past decade, many significnt seismic technology developments have been accomplished by the United States Department of Energy (USDOE) programs. Both base technology and major projects, such as the Fast Flux Test Facility (FFTF) and the Clinch River Breeder Reactor (CRBR) plant, have contributed to seismic technology development and validation. Improvements have come in the areas of ground motion definitions, soil-structure interaction, and structural analysis methods and criteria for piping, equipment, components, reactor core, and vessels. Examples of some of these lessons learned and technology developments are provided. Then, the highest priority seismic technology needs, achievable through DOE actions ... continued below

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Severud, L.K. January 1, 1984.

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During the past decade, many significnt seismic technology developments have been accomplished by the United States Department of Energy (USDOE) programs. Both base technology and major projects, such as the Fast Flux Test Facility (FFTF) and the Clinch River Breeder Reactor (CRBR) plant, have contributed to seismic technology development and validation. Improvements have come in the areas of ground motion definitions, soil-structure interaction, and structural analysis methods and criteria for piping, equipment, components, reactor core, and vessels. Examples of some of these lessons learned and technology developments are provided. Then, the highest priority seismic technology needs, achievable through DOE actions and sponsorship are identified and discussed. Satisfaction of these needs are expected to make important contributions toward cost avoidances and reduced capital costs of future liquid metal nuclear plants. 23 references, 12 figures.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • International symposium on LMFBR development, Tokyo, Japan, 6 Nov 1984

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  • Other: DE85002997
  • Report No.: HEDL-SA-3226
  • Report No.: CONF-841164-1
  • Grant Number: AC06-76FF02170
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6279290
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1111581

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Severud, L.K. Cost reduction through improved seismic design, article, January 1, 1984; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1111581/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.