Los Alamos Plutonium Facility Waste Management System

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This paper describes the new computer-based transuranic (TRU) Waste Management System (WMS) being implemented at the Plutonium Facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The Waste Management System is a distributed computer processing system stored in a Sybase database and accessed by a graphical user interface (GUI) written in Omnis7. It resides on the local area network at the Plutonium Facility and is accessible by authorized TRU waste originators, count room personnel, radiation protection technicians (RPTs), quality assurance personnel, and waste management personnel for data input and verification. Future goals include bringing outside groups like the LANL Waste Management Facility ... continued below

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Smith, K.; Montoya, A.; Wieneke, R.; Wulff, D.; Smith, C. & Gruetzmacher, K. February 1, 1997.

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This paper describes the new computer-based transuranic (TRU) Waste Management System (WMS) being implemented at the Plutonium Facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The Waste Management System is a distributed computer processing system stored in a Sybase database and accessed by a graphical user interface (GUI) written in Omnis7. It resides on the local area network at the Plutonium Facility and is accessible by authorized TRU waste originators, count room personnel, radiation protection technicians (RPTs), quality assurance personnel, and waste management personnel for data input and verification. Future goals include bringing outside groups like the LANL Waste Management Facility on-line to participate in this streamlined system. The WMS is changing the TRU paper trail into a computer trail, saving time and eliminating errors and inconsistencies in the process.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97003146

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  • Waste Management `97, Tucson, AZ (United States), 2-7 Mar 1997

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  • Other: DE97003146
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-4495
  • Report No.: CONF-970335--22
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 460772
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc685287

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Smith, K.; Montoya, A.; Wieneke, R.; Wulff, D.; Smith, C. & Gruetzmacher, K. Los Alamos Plutonium Facility Waste Management System, article, February 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc685287/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.