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Valuation of nuclear reactor spent fuel using the HP 67/97 programmable calculator

Kenneth A. Solomon

Valuation of nuclear reactor spent fuel using the HP 67/97 programmable calculator

a Rand note prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Energy

by Kenneth A. Solomon

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Ca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spent reactor fuels -- Valuation -- Data processing.,
  • HP-67/97 (Calculator)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth A. Solomon, Mark B. Triplett.
    SeriesA Rand note ;, N-1176-DOE, Rand note ;, N-1176-DOE.
    ContributionsTriplett, Mark B., joint author., United States. Dept. of Energy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9360 .S64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4452421M
    LC Control Number79114881

      The amount of spent fuel stored on-site at commercial nuclear reactors will continue to accumulate increasing by about 2, metric tons per year and likely more than doubling to about , metric tons before it can be moved off-site, because storage or disposal facilities may take decades to develop. Storage patterns/burnup + ppm [B] Metamic inserts in "Region 3" + Storage patterns/burnup + ppm [B] LA # 01/26/ ML J

      The nuclear fuel cycle consists of front-end steps that prepare uranium for use in nuclear reactors and back-end steps to safely manage, prepare, and dispose of used—or spent—but still highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel.. Uranium is the most widely used fuel by nuclear power plants for nuclear fission. Nuclear power plants use a certain type of uranium—U—as fuel because its. A book of the names and address of people living in a city. What fuel is used in nuclear reactors? many reactors use uranium as their nuclear fuel, but some use plutonium or a uranium.

    Each spent nuclear fuel (SNF) assembly contains a fraction of an IAEA significant quantity of plutonium. In the absence of a viable direct measurement technique, the current process can only rely upon operator declarations and modeling to estimate the plutonium content in the fuel. A goal of improved safeguardsAuthor: James E. Fast, Jeffrey W. Chenault, Brian D. Glasgow, Douglas C. Rodriguez, Brent A. VanDevender, Ly. Nuclear fuel is material used in nuclear power stations to produce heat to power is created when nuclear fuel undergoes nuclear fission.. Most nuclear fuels contain heavy fissile actinide elements that are capable of undergoing and sustaining nuclear three most relevant fissile isotopes are Uranium, Uranium and Plutonium


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Valuation of nuclear reactor spent fuel using the HP 67/97 programmable calculator by Kenneth A. Solomon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Valuation of nuclear reactor spent fuel using the HP 67/97 programmable calculator: a Rand note prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Energy. [Kenneth A Solomon; Mark B Triplett; United States. Department of Energy.]. Nuclear spent fuel valuation will be an important aspect of domestic and international spent fuel transfer.

Many of the determinants of spent fuel value are uncertain and subject to frequent change. Consequently, a need exists for a valuation procedu Author: Kenneth A. Solomon, Mark B. Triplett. Data processing, Computers, Epidemiology, HPCV (Calculator), Military art and science, Pressure vessels, Programmable calculators, Spent reactor fuels, TI Programmable 59 (Calculator), Valuation.

Storage of Spent Fuel from Power Reactors Conference International Conference held in Vienna, June organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency Used or spent nuclear fuel is discharged from operating reactors and temporarily stored at the reactor pool.

After a certain cooling time, the spent fuel will be moved from the. of the reactor to estimate the actual burnup and mass of spent fuel.

A typical historical load factor for U.S. reactors has been 60%, compared to other nations that average f In these estimates we will assume for U.S. reactors and for non-U.S.

nuclear reactors. The total amount of spent fuel produced from a reactor can be File Size: KB. Mark B. Triplett. Battelle Memorial Procedure for nuclear reactor spent fuel valuation. Article. Valuation of nuclear reactor spent fuel using the HP 67/97 programmable calculator. Article. International Conference on Management of Spent Fuel from Nuclear Power Reactors ( Vienna, Austria) Management of spent fuel from nuclear power reactors / organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency in cooperation with the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency held in Vienna, Austria, 19–22 June — Vienna: The Agency, The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) was established on 1 February Current NEA membership consists of 30 OECD member countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark.

spent fuel storage, evaporation, tritium Introduction Applications of evaporation modeling An accurate model of evaporation is desirable for a number of applications related to spent nuclear stor-age pool (SFP) design, operation, maintenance, and accident response.

During plant design, sizing of. Performance and reliability of nuclear fuel are important factors for the safe and efficient operation of nuclear power plants (NPPs).

Nuclear fuel needs to be robust and be operated effectively for optimum length without fuel related adverse impacts on power generation, such as plant down times or increased levels of occupational exposure.

Spent nuclear fuel has a value that varies depending upon the timing and nature of its eventual use. The present discounted value of spent fuel that is to be recycled into light water reactors is a function of interim storage costs, the value of the fissile plutonium and uranium in the spent fuel, and excess costs associated with using mixed-oxide fuels instead of uranium oxide : Kenneth A.

Solomon, Mark B. Triplett. Valuation of Nuclear Reactor Spent Fuel Using the HP 67/97 Programmable Calculator, The RAND Corporation, NDOE, April Procedure for Nuclear Reactor Spent Fuel Valuation, The RAND Corporation, P, November More on Insurance and Catastrophic Events: Can We Expect De Facto Limits on Liability Recoveries.

The RAND Location: Canoga Avenue Los Angeles, CA, United States. The fuel costs were calculated for a four batch fuel cycle with annual refuels, the fuel being discharged at an average burn-up of GWd/tU.

Experience shows that similar fuel cycle costs will be associated with a boiling water reactor (BWR). Typical nuclear reactors consume only a fraction of the energy in their uranium fuel, which has lead to vast amounts of spent radioactive fuel rods.

Transatomic's molten salt reactors would use. Nuclear Plant Powered by Spent Fuel Reactors could use existing stockpiles of nuclear waste to produce electricity for the world through Author: Dnews. The US Foreign Research Reactor (FRR) Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Acceptance Programme, is a longstanding initiative that has, to the end ofcompleted 27 shipments safely and successfully.

Twenty-seven countries have participated so far, returning a total of 5, spent nuclear fuel elements to the United States. Out-In Loading Patterns. In the out-in loading pattern,the fresh fuel batch is placed at the periphery the core, while the intermediate and high burnup batches are placed at the center of the refueling, the highest burnup batch is discharged, the other batches are shifted inward, and a fresh batch is.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "RDOE." "Prepared for the Department of Energy." "February " Description: xi, 43 pages. Reactor operators have to manage the heat and radioactivity that remains in the "spent fuel" after it's taken out of the reactor.

In the U.S., every reactor has at least one pool on the plant site where spent fuel is placed for storage. Plant personnel move the spent fuel underwater from the reactor to the pool.

Over time, as the spent fuel is. The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data from its Nuclear Fuel Data Survey on the amount, type, and characteristics of spent nuclear fuel once it is discharged from a reactor.

As nuclear electricity generation has continued to increase, the inventory of discharged spent fuel from nuclear reactors has grown steadily since the s. The percent impedance is defined as the voltage drop across the reactor as a percentage of nominal voltage.

To calculate percent impedance you would need the inductance per phase value of the reactor (given) and the line to neutral value of the voltage.

The Line to Neutral Voltage can be found by dividing the Line to Line Voltage by (V L.The Economics of Computers Book CALCULATORS A U.S. Air Force Cost Analysis Cost Estimating Model Program for Use with the TI Programmable 59 Handheld Calculator P Valuation of Nuclear Reactor Spent Fuel Using the HP 67/97 Programmable Calculator N CALIFORNIA The California Health Facilities Commission: A Case Study of.Small modular reactors (SMRs) have been the talk of scientists and researchers in the nuclear industry for many years — but to what extent will their debut, expected next year, create challenges in spent fuel management?

It depends, say experts, on the particular SMR design and a country’s existing spent fuel management practices.