Design Competition for Development of a General Purpose Fissile Package

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Department of Transportation (DOT) 6M specification packages have been used extensively for transportation of radioactive materials since the 1960s. The objective of the Savannah River Site (SRS) design competition was to advance the development of a new performance-based and compliance-certifiable package as a candidate for replacement of the obsolescent DOT 6M/6L specification package.

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Houghtaling, T. K. April 22, 2003.

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Department of Transportation (DOT) 6M specification packages have been used extensively for transportation of radioactive materials since the 1960s. The objective of the Savannah River Site (SRS) design competition was to advance the development of a new performance-based and compliance-certifiable package as a candidate for replacement of the obsolescent DOT 6M/6L specification package.

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  • 2003 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, Cleveland, OH (US), 07/20/2003--07/24/2003

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  • Report No.: WSRC-MS-2003-00140
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 810350
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc739788

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Houghtaling, T. K. Design Competition for Development of a General Purpose Fissile Package, article, April 22, 2003; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc739788/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.