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Experimental Tests for Suppression Effects of Water Restraint Plates on Sloshing of a Water Pool

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K. Muto, Y. Kasai, M. Nakahara

Kajima Corporation, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 110(3), 240-246 (Aug 01, 1988) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3265595 History: Received March 08, 1988; Online November 05, 2009

Abstract

Forced vibration tests for a spent fuel storage pool of nuclear facilities [1] were conducted for the purpose of determining sloshing suppression effects. The devices reported in this paper are cantilever-type water restraint plates. They reduce sloshing and also prevent overflow of water from the pool. Parameters examined in the experimental tests were the installation height levels, lengths and shapes of the water restraint plates. The most effective installation conditions of these water restraint plates were found through the tests.

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