Preliminary Feasibility Assessment of Several Spent Fuel Transfer/Storage Options Suitable for Early Deployment at an MRS
This paper provides (a) an overview of the range of feasible Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) facility transfer and storage configurations that are available to the U.S. Department...

MRS Transfer Facility Feasibility Study
Under contract to the U.S. Department of Energy, Parsons was requested to evaluate the feasibility of building a simple hot cell (waste handling) transfer facility at the Monitored Retrievable...

Early Deployment of the MRS—The Modular Vault Dry Store
The Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987 (NWPAA) authorized the Department of Energy to site, construct, and operate Monitored Retrievable Storage. The Modular Vault Dry Store is...

Determination of Cost Effective Waste Management System Receipt Rates
A comprehensive logistics and cost analysis has been carried out to determine if there are potential benefits to the high-level waste management system for receipt rates other than the...

Some Political Logistics of Nuclear Waste
The need for a centralized, federal, interim storage facility for nuclear waste, or MRS, alledgedly has become more urgent because the date for the opening of the permanent repository...

Evaluation of Storage/Transportation Options to Support Criteria Development for the Phase I MRS
The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Civilian Waste Management (OCRWM) plans to develop an interim storage facility to enable acceptance of spent fuel in 1998. It is...

Estimation of Foundation Settlements in Sand from CPT

Stiffness of Sands in Monotonic and Cyclic Torsional Simple Shear

Transportation Capabilities of the Existing Cask Fleet
This paper describes a number of scenarios estimating the amount of spent nuclear fuel that could be transported to a Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) Facility by various combinations...

MRS Systems Study, Task F: Transportation Impacts of a Monitored Retrievable Storage Facility
The passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987 (NWPAA) modified the basis from which the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) had derived and developed...

Current Social Systems Issues in the U.S. High Level Waste Management Program
Major changes in the U.S. high level waste management program since passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA) have weakened the social consensus about waste policy that existed...

Opportunities for the Nuclear Waste Negotiator
The Nuclear Waste Negotiator (the Negotiator) has the potential to have a significant positive impact on the United States High-level Radioactive Waste Management program perhaps more...

Institutional Status, Challenges, and Plans Related to the MRS Program
This paper analyzes the role of institutional considerations in the Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) program. Among the issues that will be discussed are: the present focus of the MRS...

Preliminary Conceptual Design Description of the Proposed DOE Store-Only Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) Facility
The Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 1982 required DOE to examine the options for the provision of long term spent fuel storage in monitored retrievable storage (MRS) facilities. Specifically,...

Synthesis of a Space Infrastructure
The Rockwell International 'Integrated Space Plan' consolidates a broad range of near-term and long-range objectives for the development of space. Beginning with...

Flexural and Shear Moduli of FRP Beams
The analysis and design of structures of pultruded fiber reinforced plastic (FRP), constant cross-section, commercially produced, beams is discussed in the context of a shear deformation...

Some Dilatometer Test Results in Pennsylvania and New York
This paper starts with a brief introduction to the dilatometer and piezoblade. Test results in four different areas are presented. DMT soundings at LR 67057 (Legislative Route numbers...

Hyberbolic Model for the Resilient Modulus Response of Fine-Grained Subgrade Soil

Resilient Modulus Measurements on Cohesive Soils

Use of a Micro-Computer for Control, Data Acquisition and Evaluation of the Resilient Modulus Test

 

 

 

 

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