Design and analysis of lid closure bolts for packages used to transport radioactive materials

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The design criterion recommended by the U.S. Department of Energy for Category I radioactive packaging is found in Section III, Division 1, of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. This criterion provides material specifications and allowable stress limits for bolts used to secure lids of containment vessels. This paper describes the design requirements for Category I containment vessel lid closure bolts, and provides an example of a bolting stress analysis. The lid-closure bolting stress analysis compares calculations based on handbook formulas with an analysis performed with a finite-element computer code. The results show that the simple handbook calculations can ... continued below

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Raske, D.T. & Stojimirovic, A. July 1, 1995.

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The design criterion recommended by the U.S. Department of Energy for Category I radioactive packaging is found in Section III, Division 1, of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. This criterion provides material specifications and allowable stress limits for bolts used to secure lids of containment vessels. This paper describes the design requirements for Category I containment vessel lid closure bolts, and provides an example of a bolting stress analysis. The lid-closure bolting stress analysis compares calculations based on handbook formulas with an analysis performed with a finite-element computer code. The results show that the simple handbook calculations can be sufficiently accurate to evaluate the bolt stresses that occur in rotationally rigid lid flanges designed for metal-to-metal contact.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95014086

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  • Joint American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)/Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) pressure vessels and piping conference, Honolulu, HI (United States), 23-27 Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE95014086
  • Report No.: ANL/ET/CP--85591
  • Report No.: CONF-950740--101
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 116672
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624556

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Raske, D.T. & Stojimirovic, A. Design and analysis of lid closure bolts for packages used to transport radioactive materials, article, July 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624556/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.