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Title: Fusion Safety Program annual report, fiscal year 1994

Abstract

This report summarizes the major activities of the Fusion Safety Program in fiscal year 1994. The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) is the designated lead laboratory and Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company is the prime contractor for this program. The Fusion Safety Program was initiated in 1979. Activities are conducted at the INEL, at other DOE laboratories, and at other institutions, including the University of Wisconsin. The technical areas covered in this report include tritium safety, beryllium safety, chemical reactions and activation product release, safety aspects of fusion magnet systems, plasma disruptions, risk assessment failure rate data base development, and thermalhydraulics code development and their application to fusion safety issues. Much of this work has been done in support of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). Also included in the report are summaries of the safety and environmental studies performed by the Fusion Safety Program for the Tokamak Physics Experiment and the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor and of the technical support for commercial fusion facility conceptual design studies. A major activity this year has been work to develop a DOE Technical Standard for the safety of fusion test facilities.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
28415
Report Number(s):
INEL-95/0002
ON: DE95008872; TRN: 95:010916
DOE Contract Number:
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Mar 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION; THERMONUCLEAR REACTIONS; SAFETY; TOKAMAK DEVICES; PROGRESS REPORT; RISK ASSESSMENT; TRITIUM; BERYLLIUM; PLASMA DISRUPTION; MAGNETS; HEAT TRANSFER; HYDRAULICS

Citation Formats

Longhurst, G.R., Cadwallader, L.C., Dolan, T.J., Herring, J.S., McCarthy, K.A., Merrill, B.J., Motloch, C.G., and Petti, D.A. Fusion Safety Program annual report, fiscal year 1994. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.2172/28415.
Longhurst, G.R., Cadwallader, L.C., Dolan, T.J., Herring, J.S., McCarthy, K.A., Merrill, B.J., Motloch, C.G., & Petti, D.A. Fusion Safety Program annual report, fiscal year 1994. United States. doi:10.2172/28415.
Longhurst, G.R., Cadwallader, L.C., Dolan, T.J., Herring, J.S., McCarthy, K.A., Merrill, B.J., Motloch, C.G., and Petti, D.A. Wed . "Fusion Safety Program annual report, fiscal year 1994". United States. doi:10.2172/28415. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/28415.
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abstractNote = {This report summarizes the major activities of the Fusion Safety Program in fiscal year 1994. The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) is the designated lead laboratory and Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company is the prime contractor for this program. The Fusion Safety Program was initiated in 1979. Activities are conducted at the INEL, at other DOE laboratories, and at other institutions, including the University of Wisconsin. The technical areas covered in this report include tritium safety, beryllium safety, chemical reactions and activation product release, safety aspects of fusion magnet systems, plasma disruptions, risk assessment failure rate data base development, and thermalhydraulics code development and their application to fusion safety issues. Much of this work has been done in support of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). Also included in the report are summaries of the safety and environmental studies performed by the Fusion Safety Program for the Tokamak Physics Experiment and the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor and of the technical support for commercial fusion facility conceptual design studies. A major activity this year has been work to develop a DOE Technical Standard for the safety of fusion test facilities.},
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