¹4C Release From Failed Spent Fuel Containers

by Claudio Pescatore, Brookhaven Natl Lab, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1990

Abstract:

Partially failed containers may provide a meaningful barrier to the release of gaseous radionuclides. A modeling approach is outlined and sample calculations are provided that show the effects on release due to a limited perforation area, to decreasing temperature, and to the partial occulusion of the perforated area by corrosion products.



Subject Headings: Fuels | Radioactive wastes | Radioactive materials | Nuclear power | Corrosion | Waste disposal | Waste sites | Hazardous materials

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