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Title: Monitored Retrievable Storage/Multi-Purpose Canister analysis: Simulation and economics of automation

Abstract

Robotic automation is examined as a possible alternative to manual spent nuclear fuel, transport cask and Multi-Purpose canister (MPC) handling at a Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) facility. Automation of key operational aspects for the MRS/MPC system are analyzed to determine equipment requirements, through-put times and equipment costs is described. The economic and radiation dose impacts resulting from this automation are compared to manual handling methods.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  2. Duke Engineering and Services, Inc., Charlotte, NC (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10128103
Report Number(s):
SAND-94-0138C; CONF-940553-12
ON: DE94007290; BR: GB0103012
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International high-level radioactive waste management conference,Las Vegas, NV (United States),22-26 May 1994; Other Information: PBD: [1994]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; MATERIALS HANDLING; AUTOMATION; ROBOTS; WASTE MANAGEMENT; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; NUCLEAR FUELS; COST; RADIATION DOSES; WASTE DISPOSAL; 052002; 054000; 540000; WASTE DISPOSAL AND STORAGE; HEALTH AND SAFETY; ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Bennett, P.C., and Stringer, J.B. Monitored Retrievable Storage/Multi-Purpose Canister analysis: Simulation and economics of automation. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Bennett, P.C., & Stringer, J.B. Monitored Retrievable Storage/Multi-Purpose Canister analysis: Simulation and economics of automation. United States.
Bennett, P.C., and Stringer, J.B. Tue . "Monitored Retrievable Storage/Multi-Purpose Canister analysis: Simulation and economics of automation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10128103.
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abstractNote = {Robotic automation is examined as a possible alternative to manual spent nuclear fuel, transport cask and Multi-Purpose canister (MPC) handling at a Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) facility. Automation of key operational aspects for the MRS/MPC system are analyzed to determine equipment requirements, through-put times and equipment costs is described. The economic and radiation dose impacts resulting from this automation are compared to manual handling methods.},
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