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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Internal Shielding Construction at Shippingport Nuclear Power Plant
Author(s): L. Earl Tabler, Jr.
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1209-1214
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:Concrete walls 4 to 6 ft thick, constructed inside 50-ft diameter steel chambers at the Shippingport, Pa., atomic power plant, serve as shielding against radioactivity. Paper describes unusual construction practices occasioned by limited access to chamber interiors. Concrete was a standord density, 3000-psi mix made with Type I S cement.
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