NS SAVANNAH SAFETY SYSTEM REVIEW

Detailed analyses are given of failures of nuclear reactor components and systems which indicate that reactor safety is adequately protected by the N.S. Savannah Safety System. Each component or sub-assembly, both nuclear and non-nuclear, which make up the safety system were analyzed to determine its affect on reactor safety. The manner in which the nuclear component or non-nuclear scram system is intended to function and the principles of their operation are described. Also presented is a description of how and when these components and systems are tested. Worst case faults within a nuclear component, a non-nuclear scram system and in the interconnecting wires between components are analyzed and a description of how the faults affect reactor safety is given.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number FAST-10.
  • Corporate Authors:

    First Atomic Ship Transport, Incorporated

    39 Broadway
    New York, NY  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1967-4

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 266 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00027026
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FAST-10
  • Contract Numbers: MA-3890
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1974 12:00AM