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Title: Compendium of HFIR and REDC Infrasound and Low-Frequency Acoustic Emissions

Abstract

This document is a compilation of infrasound and low-frequency acoustic signatures that characterize select nuclear reactor operations and hot-cell operations observed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in fiscal year 2018. Also included here are the results of digital signal analyses describing these signatures. This effort provides insight about the feasibility of using acoustic signatures for local and remote-sensing and identification of nuclear fuel-cycle operations. The signatures included here, in this first year of on-site observations at ORNL, will become part of the broader basis set of signatures collected by researchers involved in the Multi-Informatics for Nuclear Operations Scenarios (MINOS) venture. The effort by MINOS researchers is to gain a deeper knowledge base of nuclear facility operations which may be used to improve nuclear facility monitoring capabilities. This compendium comprises signatures developed from sound signals that were measured at ORNL's High Flux Isotope Reactor and the Radiochemical Engineering Development Center during the week of June 18, 2018. Most facility operations were performed specifically for this campaign, although some measurements were obtained in the course of normal operations. The knowledge gained from developing the signatures included herein will provide a better understanding that will be useful for upcoming measurement campaigns; asmore » additional data becomes available it will be included in newer versions of this compendium.« less

Authors:
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  1. Idaho National Laboratory
  2. ORNL
  3. University of Hawai'i
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (NA-20)
OSTI Identifier:
1484492
Report Number(s):
INL/EXT-18-51598-Rev001
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 - INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; Infrasound; Acoustics; Nucelar Fuel Cycle; Proliferation

Citation Formats

Chichester, David L, Cardenas, Edna S, Watson, Scott M, Holschuh, Thomas V, Johnson, James T, Maceira, Monica, Hunley, Riley, and Garces, Milton A. Compendium of HFIR and REDC Infrasound and Low-Frequency Acoustic Emissions. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1484492.
Chichester, David L, Cardenas, Edna S, Watson, Scott M, Holschuh, Thomas V, Johnson, James T, Maceira, Monica, Hunley, Riley, & Garces, Milton A. Compendium of HFIR and REDC Infrasound and Low-Frequency Acoustic Emissions. United States. doi:10.2172/1484492.
Chichester, David L, Cardenas, Edna S, Watson, Scott M, Holschuh, Thomas V, Johnson, James T, Maceira, Monica, Hunley, Riley, and Garces, Milton A. Wed . "Compendium of HFIR and REDC Infrasound and Low-Frequency Acoustic Emissions". United States. doi:10.2172/1484492. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1484492.
@article{osti_1484492,
title = {Compendium of HFIR and REDC Infrasound and Low-Frequency Acoustic Emissions},
author = {Chichester, David L and Cardenas, Edna S and Watson, Scott M and Holschuh, Thomas V and Johnson, James T and Maceira, Monica and Hunley, Riley and Garces, Milton A.},
abstractNote = {This document is a compilation of infrasound and low-frequency acoustic signatures that characterize select nuclear reactor operations and hot-cell operations observed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in fiscal year 2018. Also included here are the results of digital signal analyses describing these signatures. This effort provides insight about the feasibility of using acoustic signatures for local and remote-sensing and identification of nuclear fuel-cycle operations. The signatures included here, in this first year of on-site observations at ORNL, will become part of the broader basis set of signatures collected by researchers involved in the Multi-Informatics for Nuclear Operations Scenarios (MINOS) venture. The effort by MINOS researchers is to gain a deeper knowledge base of nuclear facility operations which may be used to improve nuclear facility monitoring capabilities. This compendium comprises signatures developed from sound signals that were measured at ORNL's High Flux Isotope Reactor and the Radiochemical Engineering Development Center during the week of June 18, 2018. Most facility operations were performed specifically for this campaign, although some measurements were obtained in the course of normal operations. The knowledge gained from developing the signatures included herein will provide a better understanding that will be useful for upcoming measurement campaigns; as additional data becomes available it will be included in newer versions of this compendium.},
doi = {10.2172/1484492},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Dec 05 00:00:00 EST 2018},
month = {Wed Dec 05 00:00:00 EST 2018}
}

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