Strategically planning the successful delivery of highly technical facilities.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is located in Los Alamos, New Mexico and is operated by the University of California (UC) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The primary mission of Los Alainos National Laboratory is to support the nuclear weapons program for the Department of Energy. There are over 10,000 personnel at Los Alamos employed by DOE, UC and various subcontractors. The Strategic Computing Complex (SCC) supports the weapons program by computer simulation of weapon detonations, taking the place of underground testing banned by international treaty. The SCC is a 300,000 square foot, three story facility that will ... continued below

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Harris, M. S. (Mark S.) January 1, 2001.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is located in Los Alamos, New Mexico and is operated by the University of California (UC) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The primary mission of Los Alainos National Laboratory is to support the nuclear weapons program for the Department of Energy. There are over 10,000 personnel at Los Alamos employed by DOE, UC and various subcontractors. The Strategic Computing Complex (SCC) supports the weapons program by computer simulation of weapon detonations, taking the place of underground testing banned by international treaty. The SCC is a 300,000 square foot, three story facility that will hold approximately 300 personnel that perform the simulations required to certify the U.S. weapons stockpile. The SCC is basically a support system for up to two large computers, weapons designers, physicists, and computer scientists. The heart of the facility is a 43,500 square foot computer room that is designed to hold computers that did not yet exist.

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  • Submitted to: Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)-Crossing Boundaries: International Organizational, and Conceptual, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, November 10, 2001

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-01-5302
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 975759
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Harris, M. S. (Mark S.). Strategically planning the successful delivery of highly technical facilities., article, January 1, 2001; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc929980/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.