Systems study on engineered barriers

an reference analysis on the use of engineered barriers for isolation of spent nuclear fuel in granite and basalt
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Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Available from National Information Service , Richland, Wash, Springfield, Va
Nuclear fuels -- United States., Spent reactor f
Other titlesA Reference analysis on the use of engineered barriers for isolation of spent nuclear fuel in granite and basalt.
StatementM.O. Cloninger, C.R. Cole ; prepared for the Office of Nuclear Waste Isolation under its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC06-76RLO 1830.
ContributionsCole, C. R., Battelle Memorial Institute. Office of Nuclear Waste Isolation., Pacific Northwest Laboratory.
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Systems study on engineered barriers: an analysis on the use of engineered barriers for geologic isolation of spent fuel in a reference salt site repository Author: M O Cloninger ; C R Cole ; J F Washburn ; Pacific Northwest Laboratory.

Systems study on engineered barriers: an reference analysis on the use of engineered barriers for isolation of spent nuclear fuel in granite and basalt Author: M O Cloninger ; C R Cole ; Battelle Memorial Institute. These proceedings present the main findings from, and the papers delivered at, the fourth NEA-EC workshop on Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS), which took place in Tokyo, Japan, in September This final workshop of the series focused on strategies and methods to demonstrate that EBS designs will fulfill he relevant requirements for long.

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systems, the barriers include the natural geological barrier and the engineered barrier system (EBS). The EBS may itself comprise a variety of sub-systems or components, such as the waste form, container, buffer, backfill, seals and plugs.

The Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). isolate the waste from the biosphere. This multi-barrier principle creates an overall system robustness that enhances confidence that the waste will be successfully contained. The multi-barrier system typically comprises the natural (geological) barrier provided by the repository host rock and its surroundings, and an engineered barrier system.

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ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND BARRIER FUNCTIONS Abstract. This report presents an analysis of the barrier concept, as it has been used in accident analysis. On the most basic level, the function of a barrier is either to prevent an action from taking place, or protect the system and the people in it from the consequences.

The first barrier in the multiple-barrier system is the fuel pellet. Fuel pellets are made from uranium dioxide powder, baked in a furnace to produce a hard, high-density ceramic.

Ceramics are extremely durable; they do not readily dissolve in water, and their resistance to wear and high temperatures make them one of the most durable engineered. This chapter presents an overview of engineered barrier systems, including the types of wastes that are contained by barrier systems, the regulations that govern barrier systems, and the variety of components and configurations that comprise barrier systems.

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high. Performance of Engineered Barriers: Lessons Learned Craig H. Benson, PhD, PE, NAE Wisconsin Distinguished Professor University of Wisconsin‐Madison/CRESP Engineering Drive Madison, Wisconsin USA () ‐ [email protected] The EBS itself may comprise a variety of sub-systems or components, such as the waste form, container, buffer, backfill, seals and plugs.

These proceedings include the main findings and presented papers from the third NEA-EC workshop on engineered barrier systems, which focused on the role of EBS modelling in the safety case for deep disposal. This study provides the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) waste programs with a national retrospective analysis of barrier field performance, and information that may be useful in developing guidance on the use and evaluation of barrier systems.

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The second part introduces the systems engineering problem-solving process, and discusses in basic terms some traditional techniques used in the process. An overview is given, and then the process ofFile Size: 1MB. Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste A volume in Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy.

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Once you know what the three barriers are, know the difference between them and know what to do to get them out of your way, you can prevent all three barriers from ever stopping you again. The book makes recommendations on how to improve future assessments and increase confidence in predictions of barrier system performance which will be of interest to policy makers, environmental interest groups, industrial waste producers, and industrial waste management industry.

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