Structural analysis in support of the waterborne transport of radioactive materials

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The safety of the transportation of radioactive materials by road and rail has been well studied and documented. However, the safety of waterborne transportation has received much less attention. Recent highly visible waterborne transportation campaigns have led to DOE and IAEA to focus attention on the safety of this transportation mode. In response, Sandia National Laboratories is conducting a program to establish a method to determine the safety of these shipments. As part of that program the mechanics involved in ship-to-ship collisions are being evaluated to determine the loadings imparted to radioactive material transportation packages during these collisions. This paper ... continued below

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Ammerman, D.J. August 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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The safety of the transportation of radioactive materials by road and rail has been well studied and documented. However, the safety of waterborne transportation has received much less attention. Recent highly visible waterborne transportation campaigns have led to DOE and IAEA to focus attention on the safety of this transportation mode. In response, Sandia National Laboratories is conducting a program to establish a method to determine the safety of these shipments. As part of that program the mechanics involved in ship-to-ship collisions are being evaluated to determine the loadings imparted to radioactive material transportation packages during these collisions. This paper will report on the results of these evaluations.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96013237

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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: DE96013237
  • Report No.: SAND--96-1921C
  • Report No.: CONF-960706--30
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 268554
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc673141

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Ammerman, D.J. Structural analysis in support of the waterborne transport of radioactive materials, article, August 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc673141/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.