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Title: Independent Review of Siesmic Performance Assessments for the Plutonium Facility PF-4

The Plutonium Facility, designated PF-4, is located in Technical Area 55 at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The facility is a one-story rectangular structure above a complete basement; the building was constructed of cast-in-place reinforced concrete, with small interior frames of structural steel. The plan dimensions of the building are 265’×284’. The overall height of the building varies between 39’-0” at the north and south ends, and 40’-6” at the center ridge. The programmatic work performed in the building is vital to our national security and its functions and storage purposes are not replicated elsewhere in the United States Department of Energy (DOE).
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [4] ;  [5]
  1. State Univ. of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. RPK Structural Mechanics, San Diego, CA (United States)
  4. Exponent, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
  5. Degenkolb Engineers, San Francisco, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1227259
Report Number(s):
LA-UR--15-29138
TRN: US1500907
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; PLUTONIUM; LANL; REINFORCED CONCRETE; STEELS; BUILDINGS; REVIEWS; SEISMIC WAVES; PERFORMANCE; HAZARDS; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; EVALUATION Seismic Performance Assessments Plutonium Faciity