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Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships

by Andrew W. Kramer

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power & engineering,
  • Ships & shipping: general interest,
  • Nuclear Energy,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - General,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages616
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8425341M
    ISBN 101410225038
    ISBN 109781410225030
    OCLC/WorldCa500416184

    The powering of ships, (London, Scott, Greenwood & son, ), by James Bertram Thomas (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Resistance of ships and screw propulsion. (New York, The Macmillan company, ), by D. W. Taylor (page images at HathiTrust) Nautical and hydraulic experiments, with numerous scientific miscellanies. A brief summary of the characteristics of past existing merchant marine nuclear ships is shown in Table 3. Similarly to naval applications the development of nuclear merchant ships began in the s (Khlopkin and Zotov, ). Commercial marine nuclear power applications benefited from the concept demonstration of the effectiveness of naval Cited by:

      Crew members on military nuclear ships, safe though they may be, wear dosimeters at all times, just in case—hardly a reassuring sight for your typical Caribbean vacationers, I’d imagine. Nuclear shipowners’ potential voluntary or involuntary navigational restrictions linked to port calls and sailings (cf. Sections 2 Theoretical framework for the sustainability assessment of nuclear propulsion in ocean merchant shipping, 3 Method for exploring nations, ports, routes and cargoes for nuclear-powered ships) may off-set possible Cited by: 2.

    Submarine - Submarine - Nuclear propulsion: In , with the commissioning of USS Nautilus, nuclear power became available. Since the nuclear reactor needed no oxygen at all, a single power plant could now suffice for both surface and submerged operation. Moreover, since a very small quantity of nuclear fuel (enriched uranium) provided power over a very long period, a . The nuclear propulsion plants in United States Navy ships, while differing in size and component arrangements, are all rugged, compact, pressurized water reactors designed, constructed, and operated to exacting criteria. The nuclear components of these plants are all housed in a section of the ship called the reactor compartment.


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Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships by Andrew W. Kramer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fueling nuclear ships, very different from taking on fuel oil, is covered in Chap. 7, and the extensive training of the crew in nuclear technology and reactor operation is described in Chap. Concluding chapters cover international aspects of nuclear merchant-ship propulsion such as handling in other ports, safety standards, and insurance Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kramer, Andrew W.

(Andrew William), Nuclear propulsion for merchant ships. [Washington]: U.S. Atomic Energy. Nuclear marine propulsion is propulsion of a ship or submarine with heat provided by a nuclear power plant.

The power plant heats water to produce steam for a turbine used to turn the ship's propeller through a gearbox or through an electric generator and motor. Nuclear-powered, civil merchant ships have not developed beyond a few. Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships [Kramer, Andrew William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships. Get this from a library. Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships. By A.W. Kramer. [Andrew William KRAMER; U.S.

Atomic Energy Commission. Technical Information Division.]. Book Title: Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships Author: Andrew William Kramer Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: UIUC Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

Savannah met all the objectives including the technical feasibility of nuclear propulsion for merchant ships but it was not, expected to be commercially competitive. However, financial pressures due to the Vietnam War and the implementation of the Merchant Marine Act of programs led to the decision to decommission Savannah in The Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program includes the civilian and military personnel who design, build, operate, maintain, and manage the nuclear-powered ships and the many facilities that support the U.S.

nuclear-powered naval Fleet. The Program has cradle-to-grave responsibility for all naval nuclear propulsion matters. Book Title: Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships Author: Andrew William Kramer Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: UOM Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

Nuclear propulsion includes a wide variety of propulsion methods that use some form of nuclear reaction as their primary power source. The idea of using nuclear material for propulsion dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. In it was hypothesized that radioactive material, radium, might be a suitable fuel for engines to propel cars and boats.

"This study recommends a strategy for developing U.S.-flag nuclear-powered merchant ships. It identifies and discusses key problem areas, including comparative economics, safety and environmental quality considerations, and finincial incentives and options.

Four major conclusions and four principal recommendations are highlighted in the Summary; and subsidiary. Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 10/28/ Publisher: University Press of the Pacific.

Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships. by Andrew W Kramer Publish your book Price: $ Only four nuclear cargo ships were built: the U.S. nuclear ship Savannah (, 21 knots, 22 shp, 74 MWt reactor), the German Otto Hahn (, 15. Advocates claimed that the situation in regard to nuclear propulsion of merchant ships could be compared with that of the beginning of the diesel engine 30 or.

Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a ship or boat across water. While paddles and sails are still used on some smaller boats, most modern ships are propelled by mechanical systems consisting of an electric motor or engine turning a propeller, or less frequently, in pump-jets, an impeller.

Marine engineering is the discipline concerned. @article{osti_, title = {NUCLEAR PROPULSION FOR SHIPS. Information Bibliography}, author = {Yates, B}, abstractNote = {The interests of both ship and reactor designers were considered in compiling this wide selection of book, unclassified report, and journal references to the use of nuclear power for ship propulsion.

Sources used were U.K. and U.S. reports Author: B. Yates. The A reactor, a low-power critical experiment, was operated at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to explore the feasibility of an air-cooled, water-moderated system for nuclear-powered merchant r development was discontinued in December when decisions were made to lower the priority of the entire nuclear power merchant Cited by: 5.

After NS Savannah, 3 countries have launched nuclear-powered merchant ships: Germany built the Otto Hahn, which carried ore for nearly a decade. This ship was built in with the Babcock and Wilcox designed CNSG 1 (Consolidated Nuclear Steam Generator) licensed to Germany in developed for supply to ships.

Nuclear ship propulsion has the advantage during operation of producing no CO 2, NO X, SO X, volatile organic or particulate emissions. A signiˆcant body of experience exists in the design and safe operation of shipboard nuclear propulsion plant, particularly in the case of PWR designs.

The. From inside the book. Nuclear Merchant Ships Snippet view - Nuclear merchant ships National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on (t NAS-NRC Publication National Academy NS SAVANNAH nuclear power nuclear propulsion nuclear ships nuclear-powered merchant ships nuclear-powered ships ocean oceanborne operating costs operating.

@article{osti_, title = {NUCLEAR MERCHANT SHIP REACTOR. FINAL SAFEGUARDS REPORT. VOLUME VIII. SHIP ACCIDENTS}, author = {None}, abstractNote = {Analysis is made of potential hazards to the shipboard reactor during operation of the NS Savannah as a commercial vessel.

Collision, grounding, fire and explosion, rough weather, flooding and .NS Savannah demonstrated the technical feasibility of nuclear propulsion for merchant ships and was not expected to be commercially competitive.

Savannah was designed to be visually impressive. The hull was streamlined to look more like a luxury yacht than a bulk cargo vessel.Nuclear Propulsion for Merchant Ships Posted to Marine Propulsion Report (by Keith Henderson) on Ma Lloyd’s Register’s recently announced a research program into nuclear propulsion of ships.

After the ’s Savannah and Otto Hahn there were only two more commercial ships produced with nuclear propulsion: there were also Author: Keith Henderson.