Safe and Secure Transport and Storage of Radioactive Materials

Safe and Secure Transport and Storage of Radioactive Materials

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Safe and Secure Transport and Storage of Radioactive Materials reviews best practice and emerging techniques in this area. The transport of radioactive materials is an essential operation in the nuclear industry, without which the generation of nuclear power would not be possible. Radioactive materials also often need to be stored pending use, treatment, or disposal. Given the nature of radioactive materials, it is paramount that transport and storage methods are both safe and secure. A vital guide for managers and general managers in the nuclear power and transport industries, this book covers topics including package design, safety, security, mechanical performance, radiation protection and shielding, thermal performance, uranium ore, fresh fuel, uranium hexafluoride, MOX, plutonium, and more. Uniquely comprehensive and systematic coverage of the packaging, transport, and storage of radioactive materials Section devoted to spent nuclear fuels Expert team of authors and editorsNevertheless, use of relevant design codes (e.g., relevant sections of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, 2013) to assess the performance of components of the package provides the assurance that the behaviour is evaluatedanbsp;...


Title:Safe and Secure Transport and Storage of Radioactive Materials
Author: Ken Sorenson
Publisher:Woodhead Publishing - 2015-07-24
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