Using a systems engineering process to develop engineered barrier system design concepts

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The methodology used to develop conceptual designs of the engineered barrier system and waste packages for a geologic repository is based on an iterative systems engineering process. The process establishes a set of general mission requirements and then conducts detailed requirements analyses using functional analyses, system concept syntheses, and trade studies identifications to develop preliminary system concept descriptions. The feasible concept descriptions are ranked based on selection factors and criteria and a set of preferred concept descriptions is then selected for further development. For each of the selected concept descriptions, a specific set of requirements, including constraints, is written to ... continued below

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Jardine, L.J. & Short, D.W. May 1, 1991.

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The methodology used to develop conceptual designs of the engineered barrier system and waste packages for a geologic repository is based on an iterative systems engineering process. The process establishes a set of general mission requirements and then conducts detailed requirements analyses using functional analyses, system concept syntheses, and trade studies identifications to develop preliminary system concept descriptions. The feasible concept descriptions are ranked based on selection factors and criteria and a set of preferred concept descriptions is then selected for further development. For each of the selected concept descriptions, a specific set of requirements, including constraints, is written to provide design guidance for the next and more detailed phase of design. The process documents all relevant waste management system requirements so that the basis and source for the specific design requirements are traceable and clearly established. Successive iterations performed during design development help to insure that workable concepts are generated to satisfy the requirements. 4 refs., 2 figs.

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  • Waste management `91, Tucson, AZ (United States), 24 Feb - 1 Mar 1991

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  • Other: DE91013517
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--107190
  • Report No.: CONF-910270--61
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 138121
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618646

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Jardine, L.J. & Short, D.W. Using a systems engineering process to develop engineered barrier system design concepts, article, May 1, 1991; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618646/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.