Accession Number : AD0430158


Title :   NIKE X CONVENTIONAL AND NUCLEAR STEAM POWER SYSTEMS STUDY. VOLUME III. AVAILABILITY EVALUATION,


Corporate Author : STONE AND WEBSTER ENGINEERING CORP BOSTON MASS


Personal Author(s) : Oberhauser,C J ; Goldberg,P


Report Date : Jan 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 82


Abstract : This document reports the results of an availability analysis of nuclear and conventional steam power plants proposed for NIKE-X missile bases. The general concept of availability is explained and discussed. The report also explains the method used to analyze the availability of a number of nuclear and conventional steam plants. Calculated values are given with respect to the power requirements of the NIKE-X system. Recommendations for further studies are also included. (Author)


Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS , *STEAM POWER PLANTS , LAUNCHING SITES , LAUNCHING SITES , SURFACE TO AIR MISSILES , FAILURE(MECHANICS) , FAILURE , COMPUTER PROGRAMMING , DIGITAL COMPUTERS , NUCLEAR REACTIONS , BLAST , THERMAL RADIATION , MATHEMATICAL MODELS , ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE