Baseline estimate of the retained gas volume in Tank 241-C-106

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This report presents the results of a study of the retained gas volume in Hanford Tank 241-C-106 (C-106) using the barometric pressure effect method. This estimate is required to establish the baseline conditions for sluicing the waste from C-106 into AY-102, scheduled to begin in the fall of 1998. The barometric pressure effect model is described, and the data reduction and detrending techniques are detailed. Based on the response of the waste level to the larger barometric pressure swings that occurred between October 27, 1997, and March 4, 1998, the best estimate and conservative (99% confidence) retained gas volumes in ... continued below

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Stewart, C.W. & Chen, G. June 1, 1998.

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This report presents the results of a study of the retained gas volume in Hanford Tank 241-C-106 (C-106) using the barometric pressure effect method. This estimate is required to establish the baseline conditions for sluicing the waste from C-106 into AY-102, scheduled to begin in the fall of 1998. The barometric pressure effect model is described, and the data reduction and detrending techniques are detailed. Based on the response of the waste level to the larger barometric pressure swings that occurred between October 27, 1997, and March 4, 1998, the best estimate and conservative (99% confidence) retained gas volumes in C-106 are 24 scm (840 scf) and 50 scm (1,770 scf), respectively. This is equivalent to average void fractions of 0.025 and 0.053, respectively.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98054531

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  • Other: DE98054531
  • Report No.: PNNL--11890
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/663404 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 663404
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc711895

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Stewart, C.W. & Chen, G. Baseline estimate of the retained gas volume in Tank 241-C-106, report, June 1, 1998; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc711895/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.