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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: Development of a Spring-Mounted Turbine Support for a Floating Nuclear Plant
Author(s): Richard Orr
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 123-144
Keywords: concrete slabs; dynaniic structural analysis; foundations; machine bases; nuclear power plants; vibration isolators.
Abstract:This paper describes the development of the turbine-generator support for a Floating Nuclear Plant (FNP). It discusses some of the alternative configurations considered and describes the basis for the selection of a spring-mounted concrete table top. The paper covers the methodology and results of static and dynamic analyses performed to evaluate the behavior of the turbine generator on the spring-mounted concrete table top supported by the main deck of the steel platform.
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