Dynamic analysis of the nonlinear response of high density fuel storage racks

Alberto Gonzalez Merino

University College Dublin

He studied and earned a double Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from both “Escuela de Caminos, Canales y Puertos” in Santander and “Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées” in Paris. Currently, he is part of the TRUSS European network as an early stage researcher in Equipos Nucleares and a PhD student of the University College of Dublin.


High Density Spent Fuel Storage racks are steel structures designed to hold nuclear spent fuel assemblies removed from the nuclear power reactor. Weighing around 60 tons, they are 5m high free standing structures resting on... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Alberto Gonzalez Merino (University College Dublin)
  2. Luis Costas De La Peña (ENSA)
  3. Arturo González (University College Dublin)

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