Thermal Response of the 44-BWR Waste Package to a Hypothetical Fire Accident

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The purpose of this calculation is to determine the thermal response of the 44-boiling water reactor (BWR) waste package (WP) to the hypothetical regulatory fire accident. The objective is to calculate the temperature response of the waste package materials to the hypothetical short-term fire defined in 10 CFR 7 1, Section 73(c)(4), Reference 1. The scope of the calculation includes evaluation of the accident with the waste package above ground, at the Yucca Mountain surface facility. The scope of this calculation is limited to the two-dimensional waste package temperature calculations to support the waste package design. The information provided by ... continued below

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Smotrel, J.R.; Marr, H. & Anderson, M.J. April 5, 2001.

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The purpose of this calculation is to determine the thermal response of the 44-boiling water reactor (BWR) waste package (WP) to the hypothetical regulatory fire accident. The objective is to calculate the temperature response of the waste package materials to the hypothetical short-term fire defined in 10 CFR 7 1, Section 73(c)(4), Reference 1. The scope of the calculation includes evaluation of the accident with the waste package above ground, at the Yucca Mountain surface facility. The scope of this calculation is limited to the two-dimensional waste package temperature calculations to support the waste package design. The information provided by the sketches attached to this calculation is that for the potential design of the type of WP considered in this calculation. In addition to the nominal design configuration thermal load case, the effects of varying the BWR thermal load are determined. The associated activity is the development of engineering evaluations to support the Licensing Application (LA) design activities.

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  • Report No.: CAL-UDC-TH-000004, Rev. 00
  • Grant Number: NA
  • DOI: 10.2172/894318 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 894318
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc877122

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Smotrel, J.R.; Marr, H. & Anderson, M.J. Thermal Response of the 44-BWR Waste Package to a Hypothetical Fire Accident, report, April 5, 2001; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc877122/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.