Summary of the Supplemental Model Reports Supporting the Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report

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The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) has committed to a series of model reports documenting the methodology to be utilized in the Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report (YMP 2000). These model reports detail and provide validation of the methodology to be utilized for criticality analyses related to: (1) Waste form/waste package degradation; (2) Waste package isotopic inventory; (3) Criticality potential of degraded waste form/waste package configurations (effective neutron multiplication factor); (4) Probability of criticality (for each potential critical configuration as well as total event); and (5) Criticality consequences. This purpose of this summary ... continued below

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Brownson, D. A. September 26, 2002.

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The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) has committed to a series of model reports documenting the methodology to be utilized in the Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report (YMP 2000). These model reports detail and provide validation of the methodology to be utilized for criticality analyses related to: (1) Waste form/waste package degradation; (2) Waste package isotopic inventory; (3) Criticality potential of degraded waste form/waste package configurations (effective neutron multiplication factor); (4) Probability of criticality (for each potential critical configuration as well as total event); and (5) Criticality consequences. This purpose of this summary report is to provide a status of the model reports and a schedule for their completion. This report also provides information relative to the model report content and validation. The model reports and their revisions are being generated as a result of: (1) Commitments made in the Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report (YMP 2000); (2) Open Items from the Safety Evaluation Report (Reamer 2000); (3) Key Technical Issue agreements made during DOE/U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Technical Exchange Meeting (Reamer and Williams 2000); and (4) NRC requests for additional information (Schlueter 2002).

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INIS; OSTI as DE00836514

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  • Other Information: PBD: 26 Sep 2002

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  • Report No.: TDR-EBS-NU-000003, Rev. 00
  • Grant Number: AC08-01RW12101
  • DOI: 10.2172/836514 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 836514
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc783021

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Brownson, D. A. Summary of the Supplemental Model Reports Supporting the Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report, report, September 26, 2002; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc783021/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.