Nuclear Study Group

Our Nuclear Study Group discusses structural engineering within the nuclear sector.

Topics covered:
  • UK practice, but contributors from outside the UK are also welcome.
  • All civil applications
  • Support and waste management activities for military sites.

Military applications, such as weapons and warship propulsion, are excluded.

 

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<h4>Seismic Analysis of Safety-Related Nuclear Structures</h4>

Seismic Analysis of Safety-Related Nuclear Structures

Standard ASCE/SEI 4-16, presents the analytical framework to develop a risk-informed approach to the design of nuclear structures under earthquake motions.

Date - 1 March 2017
Author - American Society of Civil Engineers
Price - Free to members
Report
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Digital design and 3D additive manufacture of UHMWPE-reinforced concrete composite elements

This poster describes a project to enable lower-cost, formwork-free, 3D manufacture of individual concrete elements reinforced with a novel, ultra-high performance, non-corroding fibretendon.

Date - 30 August 2019
Author - Scott O’Reilly and Rod Jones
Price - Free
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<h4>Design of blast-resistant buildings in petrochemical facilities</h4>

Design of blast-resistant buildings in petrochemical facilities

This report provides general guidelines for the structural design of blast-resistant petrochemical facilities, updating the 1997 original edition.

Date - 1 October 2010
Author - L. Bounds, William
Price - Free to Members
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Offshore engineering: what are the challenges?

Alistair Hardey is Team Lead and Offshore Structure Engineer/Technical Authority for Shell U.K. Here he discusses his career and the challenges that offshore structures present to structural engineers.

Date - 27 March 2017
Author - Alistair Hardey

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