Use of inelastic analysis to determine the response of packages to puncture accidents

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The accurate analytical determination of the response of radioactive material transportation packages to the hypothetical puncture accident requires inelastic analysis techniques. Use of this improved analysis method recudes the reliance on empirical and approximate methods to determine the safety for puncture accidents. This paper will discuss how inelastic analysis techniques can be used to determine the stresses, strains and deformations resulting from puncture accidents for thin skin materials with different backing materials. A method will be discussed to assure safety for all of these types of packages.

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Ammerman, D.J. & Ludwigsen, J.S. August 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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The accurate analytical determination of the response of radioactive material transportation packages to the hypothetical puncture accident requires inelastic analysis techniques. Use of this improved analysis method recudes the reliance on empirical and approximate methods to determine the safety for puncture accidents. This paper will discuss how inelastic analysis techniques can be used to determine the stresses, strains and deformations resulting from puncture accidents for thin skin materials with different backing materials. A method will be discussed to assure safety for all of these types of packages.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96013238

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  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) pressure vessels and piping conference, Montreal (Canada), 21-26 Jul 1996

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  • Other: DE96013238
  • Report No.: SAND--96-1922C
  • Report No.: CONF-960706--29
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 268306
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc671358

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Ammerman, D.J. & Ludwigsen, J.S. Use of inelastic analysis to determine the response of packages to puncture accidents, article, August 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc671358/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.