Publisher : The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
DOI : 10.3795/KSME-B.2016.40.7.471
Title & Authors
Temperature Evaluation on Long-term Storage of Radioactive Waste Produced in the Process of Isotope Production Jeong, Namgyun; Jo, Daeseong;
In the present study, temperature evaluations on long-term storage of radioactive waste produced in the process of isotope production were performed using two different methods. Three-dimensional analysis was carried out assuming a volumetric heat source, while two-dimensional studies were performed assuming a point source. The maximum temperature difference between the predictions of the volumetric and point source models was approximately . For the conceptual design level, a point source model may be suitable to obtain the overall temperature characteristics of different loading locations. For more detailed analysis, the model with the volumetric source may be applicable to optimize the loading pattern in order to obtain minimum temperatures.
Temperature Evaluation;Long-Term Storage;Radioactive Waste;Isotope Production;Molybdenum-99;
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