REPORT ON THE MODELING OF THE LARGE MIS CANS

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Changes in gas composition and gas pressure for closed systems containing plutonium dioxide and water are studied using a model that incorporates both radiolysis and chemical reactions. The model is used to investigate the behavior of material stored in storage containers conforming to DOE-STD-3013-99 storage standard. Scaling of the container to allow use of smaller amounts of nuclear material in experiments designed to bound the behavior of all material destined for long-term storage is studied. It is found that the container volume must be scaled along with the amount of material to achieve applicable results.

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MOODY, E.; LYMAN, J. & VEIRS, K. December 1, 2000.

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Changes in gas composition and gas pressure for closed systems containing plutonium dioxide and water are studied using a model that incorporates both radiolysis and chemical reactions. The model is used to investigate the behavior of material stored in storage containers conforming to DOE-STD-3013-99 storage standard. Scaling of the container to allow use of smaller amounts of nuclear material in experiments designed to bound the behavior of all material destined for long-term storage is studied. It is found that the container volume must be scaled along with the amount of material to achieve applicable results.

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-00-5978
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 772850
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc723655

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MOODY, E.; LYMAN, J. & VEIRS, K. REPORT ON THE MODELING OF THE LARGE MIS CANS, article, December 1, 2000; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc723655/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.