Radcalc: A computer program to calculate the radiolytic production of hydrogen gas from radioactive wastes in packages

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Radcalc for Windows` is a menu-driven Microsoft2 Windows-compatible computer code that calculates the radiolytic production of hydrogen gas in high- and low-level radioactive waste. In addition, the code also determines US Department of Transportation (DOT) transportation classifications, calculates the activities of parent and daughter isotopes for a specified period of time, calculates decay heat, and calculates pressure buildup from the production of hydrogen gas in a given package geometry. Radcalc for Windows was developed by Packaging Engineering, Transportation and Packaging, Westinghouse Hanford Company, Richland, Washington, for the US Department of Energy (DOE). It is available from Packaging Engineering and is ... continued below

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Green, J.R.; Schwarz, R.A.; Hillesland, K.E.; Roetman, V.E. & Field, J.G. November 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
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Radcalc for Windows` is a menu-driven Microsoft2 Windows-compatible computer code that calculates the radiolytic production of hydrogen gas in high- and low-level radioactive waste. In addition, the code also determines US Department of Transportation (DOT) transportation classifications, calculates the activities of parent and daughter isotopes for a specified period of time, calculates decay heat, and calculates pressure buildup from the production of hydrogen gas in a given package geometry. Radcalc for Windows was developed by Packaging Engineering, Transportation and Packaging, Westinghouse Hanford Company, Richland, Washington, for the US Department of Energy (DOE). It is available from Packaging Engineering and is issued with a user`s manual and a technical manual. The code has been verified and validated.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96005193

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  • PATRAM `95: 11. international conference on packaging and transportation of radioactive materials, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 3-8 Dec 1995

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  • Other: DE96005193
  • Report No.: WHC-SA--2795
  • Report No.: CONF-951203--40
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 197858
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc667868

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Green, J.R.; Schwarz, R.A.; Hillesland, K.E.; Roetman, V.E. & Field, J.G. Radcalc: A computer program to calculate the radiolytic production of hydrogen gas from radioactive wastes in packages, article, November 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc667868/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.