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Title: RIP Input From WAPDEG for LA Desgin Selection: Enhanced Design Alternative II

Abstract

The purpose of this analysis is to identify and analyze concepts for the acquisition of data in support of the Performance Confirmation (PC) program at the potential subsurface nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. This analysis is being prepared to document an investigation of design concepts, current available technology, technology trends, and technical issues associated with data acquisition during the PC period. This analysis utilizes the ''Performance Confirmation Plan'' (CRWMS M&O 2000b) to help define the scope for the PC data acquisition system. The focus of this analysis is primarily on the PC period for a minimum of 30 years after emplacement of the last waste package. The design of the data acquisition system shall allow for a closure deferral up to 300 years from initiation of waste emplacement. (CRWMS M&O 2000h, page 5-1). This analysis is a revision to and supercedes analysis, ''Performance Confirmation Data Acquisition System'', DI No. BCAI00000-017 17-0200-00002 Rev 00 (CRWMS M&O 1997), and incorporates the latest repository design changes following the M&O & DOE evaluation of a series of Enhanced Design Alternatives (EDAs), as described in the ''Enhanced Design Alternatives II Report'' (CRWMS M&O 1999d). Significant design changes include: thermal line loading of the emplacementmore » drifts, closer spacing of the waste packages (WPs), wider spacing and fewer emplacement drifts, continuous ventilation of all active emplacement drifts, thinner walled WP designs which will increase external radiation levels, a 50-year repository closure option, inclusion of a drip-shield, exclusion of backfill, and new conceptual designs for the waste emplacement vehicles and equipment (Stroupe 2000). The scope and primary objectives of this analysis are to: (1) Review the criteria for design as presented in the Performance Confirmation Data Acquisition/Monitoring System Description Document, by way of the Input Transmittal, ''Performance Confirmation Input Criteria'' (CRWMS M&O 1999c). (2) Identify and describe existing and potential new trends in data acquisition system software and hardware that would support the PC plan. The data acquisition software and hardware will support the field instruments and equipment that will be installed for the observation and perimeter drift borehole monitoring, and in-situ monitoring within the emplacement drifts. The exhaust air monitoring requirements will be supported by a data communication network interface with the ventilation monitoring system database. (3) Identify the concepts and features that a data acquisition system should have in order to support the PC process and its activities. (4) Based on PC monitoring needs and available technologies, further develop concepts of a potential data acquisition system network in support of the PC program and the Site Recommendation and License Application. This analysis is being developed using the Performance Confirmation Data Acquisition System development plan (CRWMS M&O 2000i). This analysis is being performed, as issues, requirements, constraints, and objectives related to the PC program will be revised, developed, and allocated to the SDD, by way of ''Performance Confirmation Input Criteria'' (CRWMS M&O 1999c). When revisions to these documents are completed, it is recommended that they be reviewed for impact on this analysis. If necessary, this analysis should then be revised. This analysis will also identify and describe key issues related to the data acquisition system during PC. This analysis can be used to guide future concept development and help assess what is feasible and achievable by application of data acquisition technology. Future design and systems engineering analysis with applicable iterations of modeling, optimizing, prioritizing, and refinement of concepts will be needed to arrive at optimal design concepts.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Yucca Mountain Project, Las Vegas, Nevada
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
895334
Report Number(s):
B00000000-01717-0210-00070, Rev. 00
MOL.19990201.0085, DC# 22424; TRN: US0702528
DOE Contract Number:  
NA
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; BOREHOLES; CLOSURES; COMMUNICATIONS; DATA ACQUISITION; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; DESIGN; LICENSE APPLICATIONS; MONITORING; POSITIONING; RADIATIONS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; VENTILATION; WASTES; YUCCA MOUNTAIN

Citation Formats

Bullard, B E. RIP Input From WAPDEG for LA Desgin Selection: Enhanced Design Alternative II. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/895334.
Bullard, B E. RIP Input From WAPDEG for LA Desgin Selection: Enhanced Design Alternative II. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/895334
Bullard, B E. Fri . "RIP Input From WAPDEG for LA Desgin Selection: Enhanced Design Alternative II". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/895334. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/895334.
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abstractNote = {The purpose of this analysis is to identify and analyze concepts for the acquisition of data in support of the Performance Confirmation (PC) program at the potential subsurface nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. This analysis is being prepared to document an investigation of design concepts, current available technology, technology trends, and technical issues associated with data acquisition during the PC period. This analysis utilizes the ''Performance Confirmation Plan'' (CRWMS M&O 2000b) to help define the scope for the PC data acquisition system. The focus of this analysis is primarily on the PC period for a minimum of 30 years after emplacement of the last waste package. The design of the data acquisition system shall allow for a closure deferral up to 300 years from initiation of waste emplacement. (CRWMS M&O 2000h, page 5-1). This analysis is a revision to and supercedes analysis, ''Performance Confirmation Data Acquisition System'', DI No. BCAI00000-017 17-0200-00002 Rev 00 (CRWMS M&O 1997), and incorporates the latest repository design changes following the M&O & DOE evaluation of a series of Enhanced Design Alternatives (EDAs), as described in the ''Enhanced Design Alternatives II Report'' (CRWMS M&O 1999d). Significant design changes include: thermal line loading of the emplacement drifts, closer spacing of the waste packages (WPs), wider spacing and fewer emplacement drifts, continuous ventilation of all active emplacement drifts, thinner walled WP designs which will increase external radiation levels, a 50-year repository closure option, inclusion of a drip-shield, exclusion of backfill, and new conceptual designs for the waste emplacement vehicles and equipment (Stroupe 2000). The scope and primary objectives of this analysis are to: (1) Review the criteria for design as presented in the Performance Confirmation Data Acquisition/Monitoring System Description Document, by way of the Input Transmittal, ''Performance Confirmation Input Criteria'' (CRWMS M&O 1999c). (2) Identify and describe existing and potential new trends in data acquisition system software and hardware that would support the PC plan. The data acquisition software and hardware will support the field instruments and equipment that will be installed for the observation and perimeter drift borehole monitoring, and in-situ monitoring within the emplacement drifts. The exhaust air monitoring requirements will be supported by a data communication network interface with the ventilation monitoring system database. (3) Identify the concepts and features that a data acquisition system should have in order to support the PC process and its activities. (4) Based on PC monitoring needs and available technologies, further develop concepts of a potential data acquisition system network in support of the PC program and the Site Recommendation and License Application. This analysis is being developed using the Performance Confirmation Data Acquisition System development plan (CRWMS M&O 2000i). This analysis is being performed, as issues, requirements, constraints, and objectives related to the PC program will be revised, developed, and allocated to the SDD, by way of ''Performance Confirmation Input Criteria'' (CRWMS M&O 1999c). When revisions to these documents are completed, it is recommended that they be reviewed for impact on this analysis. If necessary, this analysis should then be revised. This analysis will also identify and describe key issues related to the data acquisition system during PC. This analysis can be used to guide future concept development and help assess what is feasible and achievable by application of data acquisition technology. Future design and systems engineering analysis with applicable iterations of modeling, optimizing, prioritizing, and refinement of concepts will be needed to arrive at optimal design concepts.},
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