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Design and Modeling of Waste Container Package Considering Impact and Remote Handling Operation

  • Sunny Brar
  • Jaideep Gupta
  • Binu Kumar
  • K. M. Singh
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

In a radioactive waste management facility, solid waste is stored in stainless steel (SS) containers. Drop analysis of the container was performed to ensure the integrity of the container in case of the drop during the handling process. The simulation of drop test of the container from a height of 1.5 m with different orientations on a rigid base was carried out with the help of explicit dynamic method, and the results of stress and strain were analyzed based on which the dimensions and CAD modeling of the container were finalized. The design analysis and modeling of a radioactive waste SS container are done with the help of CAD tool. The container was designed in the square shape for the ease of handling it in every orientation with trunnions provided on each face for remote handling of the container which is operated by a remote handling crane.

Keywords

CAD CAA Explicit dynamics FEM Remote handling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sunny Brar
    • 1
  • Jaideep Gupta
    • 1
  • Binu Kumar
    • 2
  • K. M. Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentNIT KurukshetraKurukshetraIndia
  2. 2.FRWMD, BARCMumbaiIndia

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