Radioactive Waste Management and Disposal 1985 by R. SimonRadioactive Waste Management and Disposal 1985 by R. Simon

Radioactive Waste Management and Disposal 1985

EditorR. Simon

Paperback | July 2, 2009

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The European Community's research programme 'Management and Disposal of Radioactive Waste' has the prime objective of finding effective means for ensuring the safety of man and his environment against the potential hazards arising from such wastes. In 1980, the Commission of the European Communities held its first major meeting on the subject, and published the proceedings, discussions and results. This volume presents the proceedings of the second such conference, following the completion of a research and development programme in the five intervening years. The main topics discussed are: treatment and conditioning technology, testing and evaluation of waste forms and packages, geologic disposal, migration, and performance analysis of geologic isolation systems; representing an analysis of the latest results achieved by sustained collaboration of leading laboratories in Europe. Thus, all of the contributions are of a high standard from the major exponents in the field throughout the European Community.
Title:Radioactive Waste Management and Disposal 1985Format:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 1.5 inPublished:July 2, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521115205

ISBN - 13:9780521115209


Table of Contents

Foreword: Part I. Opening Session: 1. Welcoming address; 2. Opening address; 3. The development of nuclear power and the research effort in the Community; 4. Waste disposal in Europe - looking ahead; 5. The role and results of the European Community's R&D work on radioactive waste management; Part II. Treatment and Conditioning Processes, Part One: 6. Chemical precipitation processes for the treatment of low and medium level liquid waste; 7. Electrochemical and ion-exchange processes; 8. Petra, a hot cell facility for waste management studies; 9. Characterisation of spent fuel hulls in dissolution residues; 10. Methods of conditioning waste fuel decladding hulls and disolver residues; 11. Conditioning of alpha waste; Part III. Treatment and Conditioning Processes, Part Two: 12. Plutonium recovery from ∝ - wastes; 13. Alpha monitoring of solid waste; 14. Management of nuclear airborne wastes and tritium retention; 15. Capture and immobilisation of krypton-85; Panel Session: Treatment and conditioning options for low and intermediate level waste; Part IV. Characterisation of Waste Forms: 16. Mechanisms of leaching and corrosions of vitrified radioactive waste forms; 17. Behaviour of vitrified radioactive waste under simulated repository conditions; 18. Radiation thermal and mechanical effects in HLW glass; 19. Behaviour of intermediate-level waste forms in an aqueous environment; 19. Radiation, thermal and mechanical effects on low and medium active conditioned waste; 20. The challenge of quality assurance; Part V. Multi-Barrier Systems: 21. HLW container corrosion and design; 22. The MIRAGE project: actnide and fission product physiochemical behaviour in geological environment; 23. The MIRAGE project: large scale radionuclide transport investigations and integral migration experiments; 24. The geoforecasting approach and long-term prediction of evolutive nuclide migration; 25. Technology for the improvement of shallow land burial; 26. Shallow land burial analysis; Part VI. Disposal in Salt and Clay Formations: 27. In situ-investigations related to salt rock behaviour; 28. Modelling of the thermomechanical behaviour of salt rock; 29. Research programmes in underground experimental facilities; 30. Characterisation and behaviour of argillaceous rocks; 31. Natural evolution of clay formations; Part VII. Disposal in Granite and into the Seabed: 32. Introduction by the session chairman; 33. A study of the characteristics of very deep granite: test in underground laboratories and using boreholes; 34. Associated R&D: radionuclide movement through and mechanical properties of fractured rock; 35. Backfilling and sealing of repositories and access shafts and galleries in clay, granite and salt formations; 36. The feasibility of heat generating waste disposal into deep ocean sedimentary formations; 37. Costs and ways of financing of the geological disposal of radioactive waste; Panel Sessions: Disposal of HLW - Ready for Implementation; Part VIII. Modelling and Performance Analysis: 38. PAGIS, common European methodology for repository performance analysis; 39. Long-term risk assessment of geological disposal: methodology and computer codes; 40. Modelling of radionuclide release and migration; 41. Application of the PAGIS methodology to clay, salt, granite and sub-seabed repositories; Concluding Panel; List of participants; Index of authors.