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Title: Probabilistic risk assessment and nuclear waste transportation: A case study of the use of RADTRAN in the 1986 Environmental Assessment for Yucca Mountain

Abstract

The analysis of the risks of transporting irradiated nuclear fuel to a federal repository, Appendix A of the DOE Environmental Assessment for Yucca Mountain (DOE84), is based on the RADTRAN model and input parameters. The RADTRAN computer code calculates the radiation exposures and health effects under normal or incident-free transport, and over all credible accident conditions. The RADTRAN model also calculates the economic consequences of transportation accidents, though these costs were not included in the Department`s Environmental Assessment for the proposed Yucca Mountain repository.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Radioactive Waste Management Associates, New York, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Nevada Nuclear Waste Project Office, Carson City, NV (United States); Radioactive Waste Management Associates, New York, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
140767
Report Number(s):
NWPO-TN-006-90
ON: DE92017679; TRN: 92:034554
DOE Contract Number:  
FG08-85NV10461
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Dec 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; 99 MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, LAW, MISCELLANEOUS; WASTE TRANSPORTATION; RISK ASSESSMENT; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; R CODES; RADIATION DOSES; HUMAN POPULATIONS; YUCCA MOUNTAIN; RADIOACTIVE WASTE FACILITIES; HEALTH HAZARDS; ECONOMICS; SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS; ACCIDENTS; SPENT FUELS; NEOPLASMS; Yucca Mountain Project

Citation Formats

Resnikoff, M. Probabilistic risk assessment and nuclear waste transportation: A case study of the use of RADTRAN in the 1986 Environmental Assessment for Yucca Mountain. United States: N. p., 1990. Web. doi:10.2172/140767.
Resnikoff, M. Probabilistic risk assessment and nuclear waste transportation: A case study of the use of RADTRAN in the 1986 Environmental Assessment for Yucca Mountain. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/140767
Resnikoff, M. 1990. "Probabilistic risk assessment and nuclear waste transportation: A case study of the use of RADTRAN in the 1986 Environmental Assessment for Yucca Mountain". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/140767. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/140767.
@article{osti_140767,
title = {Probabilistic risk assessment and nuclear waste transportation: A case study of the use of RADTRAN in the 1986 Environmental Assessment for Yucca Mountain},
author = {Resnikoff, M},
abstractNote = {The analysis of the risks of transporting irradiated nuclear fuel to a federal repository, Appendix A of the DOE Environmental Assessment for Yucca Mountain (DOE84), is based on the RADTRAN model and input parameters. The RADTRAN computer code calculates the radiation exposures and health effects under normal or incident-free transport, and over all credible accident conditions. The RADTRAN model also calculates the economic consequences of transportation accidents, though these costs were not included in the Department`s Environmental Assessment for the proposed Yucca Mountain repository.},
doi = {10.2172/140767},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/140767}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1990},
month = {12}
}