RISK ANALYSIS OF SHIPMENTS IN THE NUCLEAR POWER INDUSTRY

A study is undertaken to determine risks from the transportation of radioactive materials generated in the production of electricity in the United States for the period 1970-2020. Radiation exposures under conditions of both routine transport and transport accidents are considered. Movements of spent fuel, recycled plutonium, and high level radioactive solidified waste are studied. The calculated gamma dose to the growing population from all routine shipments of these materials is found to not exceed 50 persons-rems/yr by 2020.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the 4th Symposium, 22-27 September 1974.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Packaging and Transp of Radioact Mater, Int Symp

    Miami, FL  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Hodge, C V
    • Baldonado, O C
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 814-829
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: Pt2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126415
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1976 12:00AM