The safety of radioactive material transport is regulated by graded approach in China. National requirements on container design, manufacture and shipment are different for the three categories material. Packages of different categories shall be experienced different test to demonstrate their ability to withstand transport normal transport conditions and accident conditions depending on their contents. China Institute for Radiation Protection (CIRP) established free drop test facilities, thermal test facilities, water immersion test facilities and relevant measurement means. CIRP has carried out tests of 18 radioactive material transport packages, and accumulate a lot of experiences about the limit unit analysis, test scheme, test process, monitoring and data treatment. Probabilistic safety assessment method and traffic accident statistics in China are carried out in the recent years by CIRP.
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Experiences on Radioactive Materials Safe Transport in CIRP
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Jiangang, Z, Guoqiang, L, Renze, W, Hongchao, S, Dajie, Z, Shutang, S, & Dongyuan, M. "Experiences on Radioactive Materials Safe Transport in CIRP." Proceedings of the 2018 26th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Volume 3: Nuclear Fuel and Material, Reactor Physics, and Transport Theory. London, England. July 22–26, 2018. V003T02A037. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE26-82009
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