3 edition of Nuclear waste management found in the catalog.
Nuclear waste management
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Series||Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1989-90, reel 5, fr. 00060|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||18|
The objective of radioactive waste management is to deal with those wastes that in a manner that protects human health and the environment now and in the future without imposing undue burden on future generations [ 9 ]. Radioactive waste management involves many steps keeping the position of radioactivity clean. As nuclear power and arsenal Author: Hosam El-Din M. Saleh. Nuclear decommissioning work must be carried out to the highest possible standards to protect workers, the general public and the environment. This book describes the techniques used for dismantling redundant nuclear facilities, the safe storage of radioactive wastes and the restoration of nuclear .
Radioactive waste management requires planned and systematic actions to provide confidence that the entire system, processes and final products will satisfy given requirements for quality. In order to ensure a quality end product, it is absolutely necessary to know and control theFile Size: 1MB. Long-lived radioactive waste from the back end of the fuel cycle is especially relevant when designing a complete waste management plan for spent nuclear fuel (SNF). When looking at long term radioactive decay, the actinides in the SNF have a significant influence due to their characteristically long half-lives.
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Nuclear Waste Management, Nuclear Power and Energy Choices: Public Preferences, Perceptions and Trust presents a theoretical base for public reactions then classifies and reviews the large body of surveys carried out over the past by: 8. This review will show that nuclear waste management is a world of materials science and engineering challenges that must stand the test of time, from designing engineered facilities to isolate waste from future civilisations, to inventing new materials to immobilise weapons-grade and surplus civil plutonium.
This reviews sources of radioactive waste and introduces radioactive decay and radiation shielding calculations. It covers technical and regulatory aspects of waste management with discussion questions at the end of each chapter to provide an opportunity to explore the many facets of waste management 3/5(1).
Currently, there are three widely accepted nuclear waste management techniques: (1) nuclear fuel reprocessing; (2) interim storage in a spent fuel pool or dry cask storage; and (3) final storage at a geological storage facility.
This chapter explores these options currently available and the various dry cask storage systems. As we enter midBl, the Reagan administration is completing a review of U. nuclear waste management policy. Major revisions in the recently announced Carter administration policies are expected.
Reagan is a strong supporter of civilian nuclear power and will probably encourage spent fuel reprocessing by Ratings: 0. With case studies from around the world, this book provides a unique understanding of nuclear waste management technologies and methods available, ensuring that researchers and engineering professionals are equipped with the right knowledge to design, build, implement and improve their own waste management strategies.
This book will benefit those researching and learning in the nuclear energy sector, especially those specializing in nuclear waste management strategies.
Radioactive Waste Management. This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, rendered electronically, and ordered as a printed book. The book has been updated to include a discussion of the disposal of nuclear waste from non-energy sources, also adding a chapter on the nuclear fuel cycle.
Significant focus is given to the analysis of the various matrices used, especially cement and glass, with. Books; Series: Waste Management; Series: Waste Management. The generation of nuclear, industrial and domestic wastes and their potential impacts on humans and the environment during management and disposal continues to pose one of the most challenging problems facing society today.
Public and political pressures promoting sustainable resource. Nuclear Waste Management, Nuclear Power and Energy Choices: Public Preferences, Perceptions and Trust includes a comprehensive treatment of the theories and literature, and most important is grounded in surveys in, and which includes questions considering the impact of Fukushima on US public opinion.
Within the DOE, the Environmental Management Science Program (EMSP) has sought to advance scientific knowledge and technological solutions to significantly reduce environmental cleanup costs, schedules, and risks. This symposium series book presents leading-edge research in the area of nuclear waste management conducted through the EMSP.
Radioactive. waste management. Collecting, sorting, treating, conditioning, storing and disposing safely radioactive waste. Thematic series. Fuel assembly.
Radioactive waste is generated not only by the nuclear power industry, but also by hospitals, universities and non-nuclear. industries. All the regulations applying to waste in general also.
Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level.
This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed as legitimate by the by: 4. This is the first book to cover many aspects of wastes from the nuclear fuel cycle to research and medical use, allowing readers to understand the characterization, treatment and final disposal of generated wastes, performance assessment, institutional systems, and social issues such as intergenerational.
The publication is suitable for radioactive waste managers and regulators, and decision making organizations in both governmental and private sectors. Currently, the report is targeted at readers with a good knowledge of radioactive waste management. Contents Books About: The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) is responsible for cleaning up radioactive waste and environmental contamination resulting from five decades of nuclear weapons production and testing.
The safe management of nuclear and radioactive wastes is a subject that has recently received considerable recognition due to the huge volume of accumulative wastes and the increased public awareness of the hazards of these wastes.
This book aims to cover the practice and research efforts that are currently conducted to deal. The nuclear industry handles nuclear waste safely and in compliance with the stringent requirements of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the U.S.
Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The NRC divides waste from nuclear plants into two categories: high-level and low-level. High-level waste is mostly used fuel. Compares and contrasts the approaches taken by major nuclear countries for managing civilian high-level waste with the approach taken by the U.S.
Identifies lessons that can be learned from these countries' approaches -- esp. Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K. "Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Ceramics in Nuclear Waste Management held on April, in Chicago, Illinois, during the 85th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society"--Title page verso.
Reactor Concepts Manual Radioactive Waste Management USNRC Technical Training Center Radioactive Waste Management This section will discuss the sources, handling, and u ltimate disposal of radioactive wastes (sometimes referred to as radwaste) generated by nuclear .An authoritative review of issues in waste management both in the United States and globally that measures the scope of the problem and examines the latest scientific and policy initiatives for addressing it.
This urgent volume provides an up-to-date overview of waste management, outlining ways that individuals, groups, and governments can reduce waste through integrated s: 1.High-level nuclear waste (HLW) is a controversial and risky issue.
For the next years, the HLW will be subject to policy decisions and value assessments. Physically safe, technologically stable, and socio-economically sustainable HLW-management will top the agenda.
That must be accomplished in a.