Containment Studies for an Atomic Power Plant

by William McGuire,
Gordon P. Tisher,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 3, Pg. 30-56

Document Type: Journal Paper


Summary of structural aspects of insuring complete containment for Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant near Monroe, Mich, in improbable event of accident, is given; probable effects of accident are listed in seven points; nature of critical loading, as well as methods of investigation of structural behavior as consequence of loading, is discussed for such emergency conditions.

Subject Headings: Structural behavior | Power plants | Accidents | Critical loads | Emergency management

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