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Title: Taiwan industrial cooperation program technology transfer for low-level radioactive waste final disposal - phase I.

Abstract

Sandia National Laboratories and the Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Taiwan have collaborated in a technology transfer program related to low-level radioactive waste (LLW) disposal in Taiwan. Phase I of this program included regulatory analysis of LLW final disposal, development of LLW disposal performance assessment capabilities, and preliminary performance assessments of two potential disposal sites. Performance objectives were based on regulations in Taiwan and comparisons to those in the United States. Probabilistic performance assessment models were constructed based on limited site data using software including GoldSim, BLT-MS, FEHM, and HELP. These software codes provided the probabilistic framework, container degradation, waste-form leaching, groundwater flow, radionuclide transport, and cover infiltration simulation capabilities in the performance assessment. Preliminary performance assessment analyses were conducted for a near-surface disposal system and a mined cavern disposal system at two representative sites in Taiwan. Results of example calculations indicate peak simulated concentrations to a receptor within a few hundred years of LLW disposal, primarily from highly soluble, non-sorbing radionuclides.

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Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
900849
Report Number(s):
SAND2007-0131
TRN: US0702418
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CONTAINERS; LEACHING; LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; NUCLEAR ENERGY; PERFORMANCE; RADIOISOTOPES; REGULATIONS; SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES; SIMULATION; TAIWAN; TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; TRANSPORT; Technology transfer-International cooperation.; Low level radioactive wastes.; Performance assessment.; Spent fuels-Storage; Taiwan.

Citation Formats

Knowlton, Robert G., Cochran, John Russell, Arnold, Bill Walter, Jow, Hong-Nian, Mattie, Patrick D., Schelling, Frank Joseph Jr., and .). Taiwan industrial cooperation program technology transfer for low-level radioactive waste final disposal - phase I.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/900849.
Knowlton, Robert G., Cochran, John Russell, Arnold, Bill Walter, Jow, Hong-Nian, Mattie, Patrick D., Schelling, Frank Joseph Jr., & .). Taiwan industrial cooperation program technology transfer for low-level radioactive waste final disposal - phase I.. United States. doi:10.2172/900849.
Knowlton, Robert G., Cochran, John Russell, Arnold, Bill Walter, Jow, Hong-Nian, Mattie, Patrick D., Schelling, Frank Joseph Jr., and .). Mon . "Taiwan industrial cooperation program technology transfer for low-level radioactive waste final disposal - phase I.". United States. doi:10.2172/900849. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/900849.
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title = {Taiwan industrial cooperation program technology transfer for low-level radioactive waste final disposal - phase I.},
author = {Knowlton, Robert G. and Cochran, John Russell and Arnold, Bill Walter and Jow, Hong-Nian and Mattie, Patrick D. and Schelling, Frank Joseph Jr. and .)},
abstractNote = {Sandia National Laboratories and the Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Taiwan have collaborated in a technology transfer program related to low-level radioactive waste (LLW) disposal in Taiwan. Phase I of this program included regulatory analysis of LLW final disposal, development of LLW disposal performance assessment capabilities, and preliminary performance assessments of two potential disposal sites. Performance objectives were based on regulations in Taiwan and comparisons to those in the United States. Probabilistic performance assessment models were constructed based on limited site data using software including GoldSim, BLT-MS, FEHM, and HELP. These software codes provided the probabilistic framework, container degradation, waste-form leaching, groundwater flow, radionuclide transport, and cover infiltration simulation capabilities in the performance assessment. Preliminary performance assessment analyses were conducted for a near-surface disposal system and a mined cavern disposal system at two representative sites in Taiwan. Results of example calculations indicate peak simulated concentrations to a receptor within a few hundred years of LLW disposal, primarily from highly soluble, non-sorbing radionuclides.},
doi = {10.2172/900849},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
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