Systems analysis and simulation of fissile materials disposition alternatives

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A detailed process flow model has been developed for use in the Fissile Materials Disposition program. The model calculates fissile material flows and inventories among the various processing and storage facilities over the life of the disposition program. Given existing inventories and schedules for processing, we can estimate the required size of processing and storage facilities, including equipment requirements, plant floorspace, approximate costs, and surge capacities. The model was designed to allow rapid prototyping, parallel and team development of facility and sub-facility models, consistent levels of detail and the use of a library of generic objects representing unit process operations.

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Farish, T.J.; Farmen, R.F.; Boerigter, S.T. & DeMuth, N.S. May 1, 1996.

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A detailed process flow model has been developed for use in the Fissile Materials Disposition program. The model calculates fissile material flows and inventories among the various processing and storage facilities over the life of the disposition program. Given existing inventories and schedules for processing, we can estimate the required size of processing and storage facilities, including equipment requirements, plant floorspace, approximate costs, and surge capacities. The model was designed to allow rapid prototyping, parallel and team development of facility and sub-facility models, consistent levels of detail and the use of a library of generic objects representing unit process operations.

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  • Annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), Reno, NV (United States), 16-20 Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96009796
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-927
  • Report No.: CONF-9606116--45
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 231311
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668295

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Farish, T.J.; Farmen, R.F.; Boerigter, S.T. & DeMuth, N.S. Systems analysis and simulation of fissile materials disposition alternatives, article, May 1, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668295/: accessed April 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.