NPH Risk Assessment and Mitigation of a SRS Facility for the Safe Storage of Tritium

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Because of the reduction in the nation`s stockpile of weapon systems a large amount of tritium is being returned to the Savannah River Site in Aiken, SC. Due to the increased quantity of tritium returning to SRS, the SRS Tritium Facility was tasked to determine the most cost effective means to safely store the tritium gas in a short period of time. This paper presents results of the risk assessment developed to evaluate the safe storage of tritium at SRS, and highlights the structural design of the HIVES used as the cost-effective short term NPH mitigation solution.

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Joshi, J.R.; Griffin, M.J. & Bjorkman, G.S. October 18, 1995.

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Because of the reduction in the nation`s stockpile of weapon systems a large amount of tritium is being returned to the Savannah River Site in Aiken, SC. Due to the increased quantity of tritium returning to SRS, the SRS Tritium Facility was tasked to determine the most cost effective means to safely store the tritium gas in a short period of time. This paper presents results of the risk assessment developed to evaluate the safe storage of tritium at SRS, and highlights the structural design of the HIVES used as the cost-effective short term NPH mitigation solution.

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  • 5. Department of Energy (DOE) natural phenomena hazards mitigation symposium, Denver, CO (United States), 13-17 Nov 1995

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  • Other: DE96060020
  • Report No.: WSRC-MS--95-0425
  • Report No.: CONF-9511128--7
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 122021
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621798

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Joshi, J.R.; Griffin, M.J. & Bjorkman, G.S. NPH Risk Assessment and Mitigation of a SRS Facility for the Safe Storage of Tritium, article, October 18, 1995; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621798/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.