Probalistic Criticality Consequence Evaluation (SCPB:N/A)

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This analysis is prepared by the Mined Geologic Disposal System (MGDS) Waste Package Development (WPD) department with the objective of providing a comprehensive, conservative estimate of the consequences of the criticality which could possibly occur as the result of commercial spent nuclear fuel emplaced in the underground repository at Yucca Mountain. The consequences of criticality are measured principally in terms of the resulting changes in radionuclide inventory as a function of the power level and duration of the criticality. The purpose of this analysis is to extend the prior estimates of increased radionuclide inventory (Refs. 5.52 and 5.54), for both ... continued below

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Gottlieb, P.; Davis, J.W. & Massari, J.R. September 4, 1996.

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This analysis is prepared by the Mined Geologic Disposal System (MGDS) Waste Package Development (WPD) department with the objective of providing a comprehensive, conservative estimate of the consequences of the criticality which could possibly occur as the result of commercial spent nuclear fuel emplaced in the underground repository at Yucca Mountain. The consequences of criticality are measured principally in terms of the resulting changes in radionuclide inventory as a function of the power level and duration of the criticality. The purpose of this analysis is to extend the prior estimates of increased radionuclide inventory (Refs. 5.52 and 5.54), for both internal and external criticality. This analysis, and similar estimates and refinements to be completed before the end of fiscal year 1997, will be provided as input to Total System Performance Assessment-Viability Assessment (TSPA-VA) to demonstrate compliance with the repository performance objectives.

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  • Report No.: BBA000000-01717-0200-00021 Rev 00
  • Grant Number: NA
  • DOI: 10.2172/893440 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 893440
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc882076

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Gottlieb, P.; Davis, J.W. & Massari, J.R. Probalistic Criticality Consequence Evaluation (SCPB:N/A), report, September 4, 1996; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc882076/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.