"How SAFE are radioactive material transportation packages?"
How are packages certified?
What are full-scale tests?
What are scale-model tests?
What is computer analysis?
Package Certification Using Computer Analysis
Engineering Principles Established by Three Early Scientists
Engineering Principles Applied to Ancient Structures
Description of Computer Model in Computer Analysis
Engineered Structures Built WITHOUT the Use of Computer Analysis
Structures Analyzed WITH the Use of Computer Analysis
What are examples of severe testing?
How do the certification tests compare to real-life accidents?
Demonstrating target hardness.
Rome, 400 BC - AD 200 - stone
Rome, 80AD - stone
Rome, 80AD - stone and wood
Rome, 118 - 126 AD - masonry
Archimedes' Hydralic Screw
Greece, 200's BC - wood
Rome, 1st Century AD - bronze and lead
Greece, 399 BC - wood
Europe, 1200 - wood and iron
NTP Albuquerque Operations
Sandia National Laboratories
Nuclear Energy & Fuel Cucle Programs
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