Time and motion study for alternative mixed low-level waste treatment systems

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The time and motion study was developed to look at time-related aspects of the technologies and systems studied in the Integrated Thermal Treatment Systems (ITTS) and Integrated Nonthermal Treatment Systems (INTS) studies. The INTS and ITTS studies combined technologies into systems and subsystems for evaluation. The system approach provides DOE a method of measuring advantages and disadvantages of the many technologies currently being researched. For example, technologies which are more likely to create secondary waste or require extensive pretreatment handling may be less desirable than technologies which require less support from other processes. The time and motion study was designed ... continued below

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Biagi, C.; Vetromile, J. & Teheranian, B. February 1, 1997.

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The time and motion study was developed to look at time-related aspects of the technologies and systems studied in the Integrated Thermal Treatment Systems (ITTS) and Integrated Nonthermal Treatment Systems (INTS) studies. The INTS and ITTS studies combined technologies into systems and subsystems for evaluation. The system approach provides DOE a method of measuring advantages and disadvantages of the many technologies currently being researched. For example, technologies which are more likely to create secondary waste or require extensive pretreatment handling may be less desirable than technologies which require less support from other processes. The time and motion study was designed to address the time element in the INTS and ITTS systems studies. Previous studies have focused on material balance, cost, technical effectiveness, regulatory issues, community acceptance, and operability. This study looks at system dynamics by estimating the treatment time required for a unit of waste, from receipt to certification for shipping. Labor estimates are also developed, based on the time required to do each task for each process. This focus on time highlights critical path processes and potential bottlenecks in the INTS and ITTS systems.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97052943

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  • Other Information: PBD: Feb 1997

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  • Other: DE97052943
  • Report No.: INEL/EXT--97/00171
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/481876 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 481876
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc684143

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Biagi, C.; Vetromile, J. & Teheranian, B. Time and motion study for alternative mixed low-level waste treatment systems, report, February 1, 1997; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc684143/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.