Hanford High Integrity Crane - Hanford Nuclear Reservation, WA
Structural Design & Analysis
Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Washington
US Dept. of Energy
ESI provided detailed seismic and stress analysis services for the High Integrity Crane with Manipulator System, designed and fabricated by PaR Systems and used to transport nuclear waste at the Hanford site. ESI performed finite element analysis of the crane and manipulator, telescoping mast, hoist, and cable reel system under earthquake ground motion, and other load conditions as described in ASME/NOG-1 and NRC regulatory guidelines.