SNS Inner Plug Shipping Cask Analysis

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Calculations were performed to evaluate the dose rates outside the shipping cask containing the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) inner plug assembly. The analysis consisted of simulating the proton beam interaction with the SNS target, activation calculations with the determined neutron flux levels and assumed SNS operation schedule, and calculation of the decay gamma-rays propagation through the inner plug and shipping cask. Several materials were considered for the inner plug. The results provide guidance for the finalization of the plug design.

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Remec, I September 26, 2001.

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Calculations were performed to evaluate the dose rates outside the shipping cask containing the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) inner plug assembly. The analysis consisted of simulating the proton beam interaction with the SNS target, activation calculations with the determined neutron flux levels and assumed SNS operation schedule, and calculation of the decay gamma-rays propagation through the inner plug and shipping cask. Several materials were considered for the inner plug. The results provide guidance for the finalization of the plug design.

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  • 2001 ANS Winter Meeting, Conference location not supplied, Conference dates not supplied

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  • Report No.: P01-111903
  • Grant Number: AC05-00OR22725
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 788354
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc724784

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Remec, I. SNS Inner Plug Shipping Cask Analysis, article, September 26, 2001; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc724784/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.