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Title: RADIOISOTOPE INVENTORY FOR TSPA-SR

Abstract

The total system performance assessment for site recommendation (TSPA-SR), on Yucca Mountain, as a site (if suitable) for disposal of radioactive waste, consists of several models. The Waste Form Degradation Model (i.e, source term) of the TSPA-SR, in turn, consists of several components. The Inventory Component, discussed here, defines the inventory of 26 radioisotopes for three representative waste categories: (1) commercial spent nuclear fuel (CSNF), (2) US Department of Energy (DOE) spent nuclear fuel (DSNF), and (3) high-level waste (HLW). These three categories are contained and disposed of in two types of waste packages (WPs)--CSNF WPs and co-disposal WPs, with the latter containing both DSNF and HLW. Three topics are summarized in this paper: first, the transport of radioisotopes evaluated in the past; second, the development of the inventory for the two WP types; and third, the selection of the most important radioisotopes to track in TSPA-SR.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Oak Ridge, TN
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
860318
Report Number(s):
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MOL.20010313.0012 DC#28333; TRN: US0600585
DOE Contract Number:  
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; NUCLEAR FUELS; PERFORMANCE; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RADIOISOTOPES; RECOMMENDATIONS; SOURCE TERMS; TRANSPORT; WASTE FORMS; WASTES; YUCCA MOUNTAIN; SPENT FUELS

Citation Formats

Leigh, C, and Rechard, R. RADIOISOTOPE INVENTORY FOR TSPA-SR. United States: N. p., 2001. Web. doi:10.2172/860318.
Leigh, C, & Rechard, R. RADIOISOTOPE INVENTORY FOR TSPA-SR. United States. doi:10.2172/860318.
Leigh, C, and Rechard, R. Tue . "RADIOISOTOPE INVENTORY FOR TSPA-SR". United States. doi:10.2172/860318. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/860318.
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abstractNote = {The total system performance assessment for site recommendation (TSPA-SR), on Yucca Mountain, as a site (if suitable) for disposal of radioactive waste, consists of several models. The Waste Form Degradation Model (i.e, source term) of the TSPA-SR, in turn, consists of several components. The Inventory Component, discussed here, defines the inventory of 26 radioisotopes for three representative waste categories: (1) commercial spent nuclear fuel (CSNF), (2) US Department of Energy (DOE) spent nuclear fuel (DSNF), and (3) high-level waste (HLW). These three categories are contained and disposed of in two types of waste packages (WPs)--CSNF WPs and co-disposal WPs, with the latter containing both DSNF and HLW. Three topics are summarized in this paper: first, the transport of radioisotopes evaluated in the past; second, the development of the inventory for the two WP types; and third, the selection of the most important radioisotopes to track in TSPA-SR.},
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