NUCLEAR PROPULSION OF MERCHANT SHIPS: AN ENGINEERING SUMMARY

This report advocates immediate construction of nuclear powered merchant ships based upon results of an independent evaluation of nuclear energy to marine applications. Appendixes present criteria for a nuclear powered ship, health, physics, and safety.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number MU-Proj-2362-2-F.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Engineering Research Institute
    Ann Arbor, MI  USA  48109
  • Authors:
    • Folsom, R G
    • Ohlgren, H A
    • Lewis, J G
    • Weech, M E
  • Publication Date: 1955-6-1

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 13 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026002
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 2362-2-F
  • Contract Numbers: MA-1079
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM