Last edited by Mezijar
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | History

4 edition of Nuclear-powered ships found in the catalog.

Nuclear-powered ships

United States. General Accounting Office

Nuclear-powered ships

accounting for shipyard costs and nuclear waste disposal plans : report to the Chairmen, Subcommittees on Defense, Senate and House Committees on Appropriations

by United States. General Accounting Office

  • 92 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puget Sound Naval Shipyard -- Accounting.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States -- Planning.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNuclear powered ships..., Accounting for shipyard costs and nuclear waste disposal plans.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination43 p.
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14686948M

    Could Nuclear-Powered Ships Help the Industry Meet the Emissions Target? Courtesy Lloyd’s Register Nuclear power as a fuel for ships is a completely zero-emission solution – it does not emit any SOx, NOx, CO2 or particulates. The technology is also millions of times more power-dense than fossil fuels and alternative fuel options that are .   I don’t think it would be economically viable, for a number of reasons. Port Restrictions - I’m sure there are several tourist ports that would not want a nuclear reactor parked in the harbor. Entire countries would be off limits to a nuclear powe.

    Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress - Kindle edition by O'Rourke, Ronald. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships: Background, Issues, and Options for : $ USS TRUXTUN was the first and only ship in the TRUXTUN - class and the fourth nuclear powered surface vessel commissioned by the US Navy. TRUXTUN made history in by becoming the first nuclear powered surface ship to visit Yokosuka, Japan. The ship was last homeported in San Diego, CA.

    The United States Navy at one time had nuclear powered cruisers as part of its fleet. The first such ship was USS Long sioned in late summer , she was the world's first nuclear powered surface combatant. She was followed a year later by USS Long Beach was a 'true cruiser', meaning she was designed and built as a cruiser, Bainbridge began life as a frigate. Currently, the U.S. has 82 nuclear-powered ships including 72 submarines and 10 aircraft carriers. These NPWs make up about forty percent of major U.S. naval combatants. The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program is responsible for all aspects of U.S. naval nuclear propulsion, including research, design, construction, testing, operation,File Size: 45KB.


Share this book
You might also like
You dont need to have a repeat cesarean

You dont need to have a repeat cesarean

1985 presidential scholars program

1985 presidential scholars program

Colour and Barbapapa

Colour and Barbapapa

What you made me.

What you made me.

Out of the shelter.

Out of the shelter.

note on the uniqueness of the representation of commodity-augmenting technical change

note on the uniqueness of the representation of commodity-augmenting technical change

100 photographs on American Indians

100 photographs on American Indians

life of Jesse W. Fell

life of Jesse W. Fell

Words of Life - the Bible Day by Day

Words of Life - the Bible Day by Day

Industrial relations in the Australian metal industries

Industrial relations in the Australian metal industries

The genesis of Platos thought

The genesis of Platos thought

O.J. in the morning, G&T at night

O.J. in the morning, G&T at night

Nuclear-powered ships by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Report NT May - Environmental Monitoring and Disposal of Radioactive Wastes from U.S. Naval Nuclear-Powered Ships and Their Support Facilities Report NT - May - Occupational Radiation Exposure from U.S.

Naval Nuclear Plants and Their Support Facilities. Originally designed as Project - a new nuclear powered full -deck aircraft carrier - construction was suspended in when 50% completed and put aside for 5 years when when it was decided the hull was too small to launch aircraft and the catapult system designed for the ship failed.

Pages in category Nuclear-powered ships book ships" The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Throughout this evolution Naval Reactors (NR) continued to stand alone and create the current fleet of nuclear powered ships.

While two nuclear submarines, USS Thresher and USS Scorpion were lost to mechanical failures, the nuclear powered fleet has maintained a stellar safety performance record, in part, due to what was described in Theodore /5.

Nuclear-powered, civil Nuclear-powered ships book ships have not developed beyond a few experimental ships. The US-built NS Savannah, completed inwas primarily a demonstration of civil nuclear power and was too small and expensive to operate economically as a merchant ship. *More than 45 percent of the U.S.

Navy’s warships are nuclear-powered. As a matter of public record, the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered ships have collectively steamed over million miles and accumulated over 6, reactor-years of operating experience without a reactor accident or adverse impact on the public or the environment.

Question: Why are there no nuclear powered cruise ship. Why. Three Mile Island/Chernobyl/Fukishima - Take your pick. All three ended rational discussion of nuclear power among the masses. Even if approval could be received to build a nuclear-po. NS Savannah Commissioning Book.

The N.S. Savannah was the world's first nuclear-powered cargo/passenger ship, built by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation at Camden, New Jersey. The NS Savannah was one of only three nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built (the others are the NS.

--Nuclear powered ships --Risk in perspective --Safety records --Quality assurance and safety management --Radionuclides in the environment --Accident consequences --Access and safety regimes for nuclear ship visits --Suitability of NZ ports for nuclear powered ship visits --Compensation --Myths and catch-cries --Nuclear powered vessels.

Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress Congressional Research Service 2 operated today by the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and India. Some other countries have expressed interest in, or conducted research and development work on, nuclear-powered military Size: KB.

In addition, actual operating data from the nuclear-powered sub- marine NAUTILUS have been made available in the report "Radioactive Waste Disposal from U. Naval Nuclear-Powered Ships" (January, ) presented for inclusion in the record of the public hearings on with conventional hull and machinery inspection and maintenance schedules.

PREDICTED NUMBER OF NUCLEAR-POWERED SHIPS In order to evaluate properly the capacity of the various parts of the marine environment to receive radioactive wastes from nuclear- powered ships, it is necessary to have a reasonably correct prediction of the number of such ships which will be operating on the world oceans within the next several.

Nuclear-powered ships can dso be placed into storage for a long time without risk to the environment. The ship wodd be maintained in floating storage. About every 15 years each ship would have to be taken out of the water for an inspection and repainting of the hull to assure continued safe waterborne storage.

Of the estimated nuclear-powered vessels which have seen service over the years, including the currently at sea, the majority are military. U.S. nuclear-powered ships are welcomed into more than ports in more than 50 countries.

Other countries have nuclear navies. Russia, China, the United Kingdom, and France all maintain nuclear. They are to be categorically distinguished from ships which carry nuclear weapons or nuclear materials (Nuclear Weapons and Warfare).

2 The USS Long Beach was the first nuclear powered surface warship in the world; it was commissioned in and decommissioned in Russia operated at some time up to eight nuclear powered civilian vessels divided into seven icebreakers and one nuclear-powered container made up the world's largest civilian fleet of nuclear-powered vessels were operated by Murmansk Shipping Company (MSC), but were owned by the Russian servicing base Atomflot is Cited by: 5.

@article{osti_, title = {Nuclear-powered ships}, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {This paper reports that using Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as a model, GAO examined the Navy's accounting practices at nuclear shipyards.

In fiscal yearPuget Sound worked on 24 nuclear-powered and three conventionally powered ships. About 31 percent of the workdays and 35 percent of total. And admittedly the non-Russian, non-icebreaking pickings are a little slim, as far as civilian nuclear-powered ships go, but there’s reason to think that’s about to change.

The Cost-Effectiveness of Nuclear Power for Navy Surface Ships Summary and Introduction The U.S. Navy plans to build a number of new surface ships in the coming decades, according to its most recent year shipbuilding plan.1 All of the Navy’s aircraft car.

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: Economics of Nuclear and Conventional Merchant Ships June 30 Author: American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Corporation.

Atomic Energy Division Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: UOM Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.Nuclear merchant ships. National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Strategy for Developing Nuclear-Powered Merchant Ships, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) National Academy of Sciences, - Transportation - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.