TORNADO-RESISTANT DESIGN OF NUCLEAR POWER-PLANT STRUCTURES.

J. R. McDonald, K. C. Mehta, J. E. Minor

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Abstract

This article reviews the various factors involved in tornado-resistant design and evaluates their relevance in light of current design criteria. THe AEC design-basis tornado and its implications are discussed, with specific reference to occurrence and intensity data, tornado-wind models, tornado-structure interaction, and tornado-generated missiles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)432-439
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Safety
Volume15
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1974

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