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Author Levenson, Milton
Title Research Reactor Aluminum Spent Fuel : Treatment Options for Disposal
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1998
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Note Research Reactor Aluminum Spent Fuel -- Copyright -- Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- Summary -- FINDINGS RELATED TO THE SELECTION OF ALUMINUM SPENT FUEL TREATMENT OPTIONS -- FINDINGS RELATED TO WASTE-PACKAGE PERFORMANCE CRITERIA -- FINDINGS RELATED TO COSTS AND TIMING OF ALUMINUM SPENT FUEL TREATMENT OPTIONS -- CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS -- 1 Background and Task -- TASK STATEMENT AND STUDY PROCESS -- ORGANIZATION OF THIS REPORT -- 2 Treatment Options for Aluminum Spent Nuclear Fuel -- BACKGROUND -- TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR ALUMINUM SPENT FUEL -- Direct Disposal Technologies -- HEU Dilution Technologies -- Advanced Treatment Technologies -- EVALUATING THE TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES -- TASK TEAM RECOMMENDATIONS -- RESPONSE TO FIRST CHARGE IN STATEMENT OF TASK -- 3 Waste-Package Performance Criteria -- BACKGROUND -- WASTE ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA -- OTHER REQUIREMENTS -- RESPONSE TO SECOND CHARGE IN STATEMENT OF TASK -- 2.3.20.2: Limits on Radionuclide Inventories in Multi-Element Canisters -- 2.3.21: Limits on Total Fissile Material in a Disposable Canister -- 2.3.22: Limits on Disposable Canister Criticality Potential -- CONCLUSIONS -- 4 Cost and Schedule -- TASK TEAM REPORT COST AND SCHEDULE ESTIMATES -- ALTERNATIVE COST STUDY -- COMPARISON OF TASK TEAM AND ALTERNATIVE COST STUDY ESTIMATES -- RESPONSE TO THIRD CHARGE IN STATEMENT OF TASK -- 5 Concluding Observations -- PHASED DECISION AND IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY FOR TREATMENT OPTION SELECTION -- Spent Fuel Generation -- Spent Fuel Receipt and Storage -- Treatment and Interim Storage -- Transport and Repository Disposal -- Decontamination and Decommissioning -- Post-2015 Aluminum Spent Fuel Inventory -- PATH FORWARD -- References -- Appendix A Study Request Letter from DOE-Savannah River -- Appendix B Meeting Agendas and Participants -- Appendix C Charge to Consultants -- QUESTIONS TO EXPERTS
Criticality -- Proliferation -- Cost and Schedule -- Corrosion and Metallurgy -- Processing and Remote Handling -- Regulatory Waste Acceptance -- Appendix D Consultant Reports -- TOPIC: PROLIFERATION ASPECTS OF THE TREATMENT OPTIONS -- TOPIC: PROLIFERATION ASPECTS OF THE TREATMENT OPTIONS CONSULTANT: JOHN AHEARNE -- TOPIC: NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY CONSULTANT: FRANCIS M. ALCORN -- TOPIC: COST AND SCHEDULE CONSULTANT: M.W. ANGVALL -- TOPIC: REGULATORY AND WASTE ACCEPTANCE CONSULTANT: ROBERT M. BERNERO -- Introduction -- Background -- Regulatory Approach for Yucca Mountain -- Evaluation of DOE Aluminum-Based Spent Fuel Alternatives -- Summary -- TOPIC: PROCESSING AND REMOTE HANDLING CONSIDERATIONS CONSULTANT: JOSEPH BYRD -- Introduction and Background -- Processing/Remote Handling Issues -- General Issues -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- TOPIC: METALLURGY AND CORROSION CONSULTANT: R.L. DILLON -- Introduction -- Conclusions -- References -- TOPIC: COST AND SCHEDULE CONSULTANT: G. BRIAN ESTES -- References -- TOPIC: PROCESSING AND REMOTE SYSTEMS CONSULTANT: HARRY HARMON -- Introduction -- Responses -- References -- TOPIC: NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY CONSULTANT: VALERIE L. PUTMAN -- Introduction -- Conclusion -- Discussion -- Criticality Safety at Savannah River Site (SRS) -- Criticality Safety on Public Roads, Transport to Final Repository -- Criticality Safety at Final Repository -- Intact Canisters and Al-SNF, Initial Repository Conditions -- Degraded Canisters and/or Al-SNF, Long Term Repository Conditions -- Summary -- References -- Other Documents Reviewed -- TOPIC: PROLIFERATION ASPECTS OF THE TREATMENT OPTIONS CONSULTANT: DAVID ROSSIN -- Proliferation Assessment -- Identification of Separated Fissile Material as a Proliferation Risk -- Container -- Repository -- Self-Protection Criterion -- Use of Processing for Waste Management
Summary of Findings -- TOPIC: METALLURGY AND CORROSION CONSULTANT: PAUL SHEWMON -- Introduction -- Processing -- Answers to Assigned Questions -- References -- TOPIC: COST AND SCHEDULE CONSULTANT: RICHARD I. SMITH -- General Comments -- Specific Comments -- Other Comments -- References -- Appendix E Biographical Sketches of Consultants -- Appendix F Documents Received in This Study
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Link Print version: Levenson, Milton Research Reactor Aluminum Spent Fuel : Treatment Options for Disposal Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press,c1998 9780309060493
Subject Aluminum -- Isotopes.;Radioactive waste disposal.;Spent reactor fuels
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Council, National Research
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