Thermal hydraulic feasibility assessment for the Spent Nuclear Fuel Project

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A series of scoping analyses have been completed investigating the thermal-hydraulic performance and feasibility of the Spent Nuclear Fuel Project (SNFP) Integrated Process Strategy (IPS). The SNFP was established to develop engineered solutions for the expedited removal, stabilization, and storage of spent nuclear fuel from the K Basins at the U.S. Department of Energy`s Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. The subject efforts focused on independently investigating, quantifying, and establishing the governing heat production and removal mechanisms for each of the IPS operations and configurations, obtaining preliminary results for comparison with and verification of other analyses, and providing technology-based recommendations for ... continued below

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Heard, F.J.; Cramer, E.R.; Beaver, T.R. & Thurgood, M.J. January 1, 1996.

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  • Westinghouse Hanford Company
    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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A series of scoping analyses have been completed investigating the thermal-hydraulic performance and feasibility of the Spent Nuclear Fuel Project (SNFP) Integrated Process Strategy (IPS). The SNFP was established to develop engineered solutions for the expedited removal, stabilization, and storage of spent nuclear fuel from the K Basins at the U.S. Department of Energy`s Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. The subject efforts focused on independently investigating, quantifying, and establishing the governing heat production and removal mechanisms for each of the IPS operations and configurations, obtaining preliminary results for comparison with and verification of other analyses, and providing technology-based recommendations for consideration and incorporation into the design bases for the SNFP. The goal was to develop a series fo thermal-hydraulic models that could respond to all process and safety-related issues that may arise pertaining to the SNFP. A series of sensitivity analyses were also performed to help identify those parameters that have the greatest impact on energy transfer and hence, temperature control. It is anticipated that the subject thermal-hydraulic models will form the basis for a series of advanced and more detailed models that will more accurately reflect the thermal performance of the IPS and alleviate the necessity for some of the more conservative assumptions and oversimplifications, as well as form the basis for the final process and safety analyses.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97052644

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jan 1996

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  • Other: DE97052644
  • Report No.: WHC-SD-WM-ER--525
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/483359 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 483359
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675912

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Heard, F.J.; Cramer, E.R.; Beaver, T.R. & Thurgood, M.J. Thermal hydraulic feasibility assessment for the Spent Nuclear Fuel Project, report, January 1, 1996; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675912/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.