Dynamic simulation study of the Consolidated Incineration Facility (CIF) incinerator at the Savannah River Site

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The Savannah River Site (SRS), operated by Westinghouse Savannah River Company for the US Department of Energy, plans to start up the Consolidated Incineration Facility (CIF) in 1995. The CIF will treat liquid and solid low-level radioactive, mixed, and hazardous wastes generated at SRS. A Fortran computer model was developed to simulate the transient responses of the CIF to fluctuations in solid waste feed. Of particular interest was the performance of two independent pressure control loops in maintaining system pressure. The model is capable of predicting the dynamic behavior of all components (rotary kiln, secondary combustion chamber, quencher, scrubber cyclone, ... continued below

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Hang, T. January 1, 1992.

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The Savannah River Site (SRS), operated by Westinghouse Savannah River Company for the US Department of Energy, plans to start up the Consolidated Incineration Facility (CIF) in 1995. The CIF will treat liquid and solid low-level radioactive, mixed, and hazardous wastes generated at SRS. A Fortran computer model was developed to simulate the transient responses of the CIF to fluctuations in solid waste feed. Of particular interest was the performance of two independent pressure control loops in maintaining system pressure. The model is capable of predicting the dynamic behavior of all components (rotary kiln, secondary combustion chamber, quencher, scrubber cyclone, mist eliminator, HEPA filters, and ID fans). This paper summarizes the model development and results of the simulation study.

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  • Incineration conference, Albuquerque, NM (United States), 11-14 May 1992

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  • Other: DE92013974
  • Report No.: WSRC-MS-91-473
  • Report No.: CONF-920527--5
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5182823
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1060548

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Hang, T. Dynamic simulation study of the Consolidated Incineration Facility (CIF) incinerator at the Savannah River Site, article, January 1, 1992; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1060548/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.