Describes the solid waste problem aboard Naval ships and the various methods in practice and proposed to treat, retain, and dispose of these wastes. Results are detailed of the initial surveys conducted to determined the kinds and amounts of soild waste generated and the equipment already aboard various types of ships to handle this waste. The program which was subsequently developed to provide corrective equipment and systems is described along with results to date and its current status. The program includes the development and modification of incinerators, compactors, shredders and grinders.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Bourn, W S
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050518
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASME #73-ENAs-40 Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 11 1974 12:00AM