The viability of nuclear energy as an alternative to conventional energy sources (i.e. fossil fuels) for the propulsion of merchant ships is examined. Critical factors are explored in detail which support the conclusion that nuclear propulsion is a workable solution for solving the nation's energy problems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at 1977 SNAME Spring Meeting and STAR Symposium, San Francisco, California, May 25-27.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Levine, Z
    • Dickinson, R W
    • Winall, A O
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00153827
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Reporter and Engineering News
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM