Accession Number : ADA325232

Title :   Protection against Malevolent Use of Vehicles at Nuclear Power Plants: Vehicle Barrier System Siting Guidance for Blast Protection. Volume 1, Revision 1,

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS OMAHA NE

Personal Author(s) : Nebuda, D. T.

PDF Url : ADA325232

Report Date : DEC 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : This manual provides for determining the minimum safe standoff distance between vital safety related equipment and the design basis vehicle bomb threat adopted by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Vital safety related equipment should survive the design basis vehicle bomb attack when the minimum safe standoff distance is provided. Guidance is provided for exposed vital safety related equipment and for equipment housed within vital area barriers.

Descriptors :   *BARRIERS, *NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, *BLAST LOADS, STANDOFF, STRUCTURAL RESPONSE, THREAT EVALUATION, PASSENGER VEHICLES, BLAST, COUNTERTERRORISM, BEARING CAPACITY, BOMB DAMAGE, STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY.

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Eng

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE