Supporting hydration calculations for small- to large-scale seal tests in unsaturated tuff

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The design of cementitious repository seals requires an understanding of cement hydration effects in developing a tight interface zone between the rock and the seal. For this paper, a computer code, SHAFT.SEAL, is used to model early-age cement hydration effects and performs thermal and thermomechanical analysis of cementitious seals. The model is described, and then used to analyze for the effects of seal size, rock temperature and placement temperature. The model results assist in selecting the instrumentation necessary for progressive evaluation of seal components and seal-system tests. Also, the results identify strategies for seal emplacement for a series of repository ... continued below

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Case, J. B.; Tyburski, J. R. & Fernandez, J. A. January 6, 1992.

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The design of cementitious repository seals requires an understanding of cement hydration effects in developing a tight interface zone between the rock and the seal. For this paper, a computer code, SHAFT.SEAL, is used to model early-age cement hydration effects and performs thermal and thermomechanical analysis of cementitious seals. The model is described, and then used to analyze for the effects of seal size, rock temperature and placement temperature. The model results assist in selecting the instrumentation necessary for progressive evaluation of seal components and seal-system tests. Also, the results identify strategies for seal emplacement for a series of repository seal tests for the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP).

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INIS; OSTI as DE92006527

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  • 3. international high level radioactive waste management (IHLRWM) conference, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 12-16 Apr 1992

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  • Other: DE92006527
  • Report No.: SAND--91-2177C
  • Report No.: CONF-920430--36
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00789
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 138296
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621956

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Case, J. B.; Tyburski, J. R. & Fernandez, J. A. Supporting hydration calculations for small- to large-scale seal tests in unsaturated tuff, article, January 6, 1992; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621956/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.