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The Use of Engineering Scale Models in Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities

  • Chester S. Ehrman
  • C. David Lilly

Abstract

The use of engineering scale models as design tools for chemical process plants has been well developed for over 25 years. Within the past ten years models have been similarly well developed for application to commercial nuclear power plant design. As the nuclear industry prepares to decommission the first commercial nuclear power reactor, this paper presents the applications of this valuable tool to the decommissioning process.

Keywords

Scale Model Nuclear Power Reactor Emergency Equipment Radiation Survey Equipment Removal 
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References

  1. 1.
    Sumrall, Robert F., Curator of Ship Models, U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, MD. Personal Communication. September 1979.Google Scholar
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    Ehrman, C.S., Edelman, R.A., Garvin, T.G., “Models - Their Use and Effectiveness.” Proceedings of ANS Topical Meeting. The Construction, Licensing, and Startup of Nuclear Power Plants. 1977.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chester S. Ehrman
    • 1
  • C. David Lilly
    • 1
  1. 1.Burns and Roe, Inc.OradellUSA

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