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Fire Durations of Concern for a Modern Legal Weight Truck Cask

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Neelima Mallidi, Miles Greiner, Venkata V. R. Venigalla

University of Nevada at Reno, Reno, NV

Paper No. PVP2006-ICPVT-11-93748, pp. 675-683; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2006-ICPVT-11-93748
From:
  • ASME 2006 Pressure Vessels and Piping/ICPVT-11 Conference
  • Volume 7: Operations, Applications, and Components
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 23–27, 2006
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4758-6 | eISBN: 0-7918-3782-3
  • Copyright © 2006 by ASME

abstract

The response of a truck package designed to transport four pressurized water reactor fuel assemblies to a simplified radiation fire model is simulated for a range of fire durations using three-dimensional finite element analysis. A model is developed to determine the cumulative seal degradation from its temperature versus time history. This model is used to determine the minimum fire duration that causes the seal to lose containment integrity. The fire durations that cause the maximum cladding temperature to reach its long term creep deformation and burst rupture temperatures are determined and found to be longer than the duration that cause the seal to lose containment integrity. These simulations are repeated for package models without the compliant regions of the impact limiters, and for a package with the impact limiter completely removed. These simulations quantify the level of thermal protection the impact limiters provide to the seals and cladding during simulated fires.

Copyright © 2006 by ASME
Topics: Weight (Mass) , Fire , Trucks

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