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SNS Sequoia Detector Vessel
Article Featured in The Engineer
February 19, 2009
Download The Engineer article: Spallation Neutron Source: Sequoia Detector Vessel
Spring 2009 edition of "The Engineer" includes a feature article
on the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Sequoia Detector Vessel
authored by Richard Grant of Grantec. The Sequoia Detector
Vessel is considered to be one of the largest vacuum chambers in
North America and is the largest vacuum chamber at any neutron
scattering facility in the world. Grantec was pleased to have
performed the mechanical and structural design for the Sequoia
Detector Vessel and the associated Sample Vessel for the SNS
project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Grantec's Richard Grant would like to take this opportunity to thank David H. Vandergriff, Garrett Granroth and Charlie Horak of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for their contributions to this article. Richard would also like to thank Dermot Mulrooney and Christine Larocque at Engineers Nova Scotia (APENS) for their attention to this article.
The Engineer is published quarterly by Engineers Nova Scotia (The Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia).
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