Practical Approach to the Design Philosophy of Prestressed Concrete Reactor Vessels: The Importance of Concrete Properties to PCRV Design

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Title: Practical Approach to the Design Philosophy of Prestressed Concrete Reactor Vessels: The Importance of Concrete Properties to PCRV Design

Author(s): J.L. Plaehn

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 34

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 103-140

Keywords: bonded prestressing; concretes; cracking (fracturing); creep properties; elastic analysis; high temperature; leakage; linings; loads (forces); nuclear reactor containment; nuclear reactors; pressure; pressure vessels; prestressed concrete; prestressing

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
The history of PCRV technology is briefly reviewed, and reasons are given why this technology still demands much attention.