Hoggett-Jones, C. and Robbins, C. and Gettinby, G. and Blythe, S.P.
(2002)
*Modelling the inventory and impact assessment of partitioning and transmutation approaches to spent nuclear fuel management.*
Annals of Nuclear Energy, 29 (5).
pp. 491-508.
ISSN 0306-4549

## Abstract

An inventory modelling and impact assessment system to investigate the potential effects of partitioning and transmutation is proposed. It is founded on a mass based inventory analysis using the principles of basic nuclear physics and the international standards for assessing radiological health effects. It is specific to the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle and is applied to four alternative spent fuel management strategies. The system accounts for the dynamic nature of post-irradiation scenarios and is being used to develop software for use within the nuclear power industry. Four example waste-disposal options are considered using the method. Impact assessments and parameter sensitivity analyses are presented.

Item type: | Article |
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ID code: | 17419 |

Keywords: | radioactive waste management, partitioning, transmutation approaches, nuclear power, Probabilities. Mathematical statistics, Nuclear Energy and Engineering |

Subjects: | Science > Mathematics > Probabilities. Mathematical statistics |

Department: | Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics Unknown Department Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics > Statistics and Modelling Science |

Depositing user: | Strathprints Administrator |

Date Deposited: | 20 Apr 2010 08:49 |

Last modified: | 05 Sep 2014 00:16 |

URI: | http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/17419 |

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