Handbook of Advanced Radioactive Waste Conditioning Technologies

Written By Michael I Ojovan
Handbook of Advanced Radioactive Waste Conditioning Technologies
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 January 2011
  • ISBN : 085709095X
  • Pages : 512 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Handbook of Advanced Radioactive Waste Conditioning Technologies written by Michael I Ojovan which was release on 24 January 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Radioactive wastes are generated from a wide range of sources, including the power industry, and medical and scientific research institutions, presenting a range of challenges in dealing with a diverse set of radionuclides of varying concentrations. Conditioning technologies are essential for the encapsulation and immobilisation of these radioactive wastes, forming the initial engineered barrier required for their transportation, storage and disposal. The need to ensure the long term performance of radioactive waste forms is a key driver of the development of advanced conditioning technologies. The Handbook of advanced radioactive waste conditioning technologies provides a comprehensive and systematic reference on the various options available and under development for the treatment and immobilisation of radioactive wastes. The book opens with an introductory chapter on radioactive waste characterisation and selection of conditioning technologies. Part one reviews the main radioactive waste treatment processes and conditioning technologies, including volume reduction techniques such as compaction, incineration and plasma treatment, as well as encapsulation methods such as cementation, calcination and vitrification. This coverage is extended in part two, with in-depth reviews of the development of advanced materials for radioactive waste conditioning, including geopolymers, glass and ceramic matrices for nuclear waste immobilisation, and waste packages and containers for disposal. Finally, part three reviews the long-term performance assessment and knowledge management techniques applicable to both spent nuclear fuels and solid radioactive waste forms. With its distinguished international team of contributors, the Handbook of advanced radioactive waste conditioning technologies is a standard reference for all radioactive waste management professionals, radiochemists, academics and researchers involved in the development of the nuclear fuel cycle. Provides a comprehensive and systematic reference on the various options available and under development for the treatment and immobilisation of radioactive wastes Explores radioactive waste characterisation and selection of conditioning technologies including the development of advanced materials for radioactive waste conditioning Assesses the main radioactive waste treatment processes and conditioning technologies, including volume reduction techniques such as compaction

Handbook of Advanced Radioactive Waste Conditioning Technologies

Handbook of Advanced Radioactive Waste Conditioning Technologies
  • Author : Michael I Ojovan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-01-24
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Radioactive wastes are generated from a wide range of sources, including the power industry, and medical and scientific research institutions, presenting a range of challenges in dealing with a diverse set of radionuclides of varying concentrations. Conditioning technologies are essential for the encapsulation and immobilisation of these radioactive wastes, forming ...

Radioactive Waste Management and Contaminated Site Clean Up

Radioactive Waste Management and Contaminated Site Clean Up
  • Author : William E Lee,Michael I Ojovan,Carol M Jantzen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 912
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Radioactive waste management and contaminated site clean-up reviews radioactive waste management processes, technologies, and international experiences. Part one explores the fundamentals of radioactive waste including sources, characterisation, and processing strategies. International safety standards, risk assessment of radioactive wastes and remediation of contaminated sites and irradiated nuclear fuel management are also ...

Advanced Separation Techniques for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Radioactive Waste Treatment

Advanced Separation Techniques for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Radioactive Waste Treatment
  • Author : Kenneth L Nash,Gregg J Lumetta
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-03-15
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Advanced separations technology is key to closing the nuclear fuel cycle and relieving future generations from the burden of radioactive waste produced by the nuclear power industry. Nuclear fuel reprocessing techniques not only allow for recycling of useful fuel components for further power generation, but by also separating out the ...

Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies III

Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies III
  • Author : Tatsuki Ohji,Josef Matyáš,Navin Jose Manjooran,Gary Pickrell,Andrei Jitianu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-10-20
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : This proceedings contains a collection of 26 papers from the following six 2013 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T'13) symposia: Green Technologies for Materials Manufacturing and Processing V Materials Development and Degradation Management in Nuclear Applications Materials Issues in Nuclear Waste Management in the 21st Century Energy Storage III: Materials, Systems and ...

An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation

An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation
  • Author : Michael I. Ojovan,William E. Lee,Stepan N. Kalmykov
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-04-04
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation, Third Edition examines nuclear waste issues, including natural levels of radionuclides in the environment, the geological disposal of waste-forms, and their long-term behavior. It covers all-important aspects of processing and immobilization, including nuclear decay, regulations, new technologies and methods. The book has been updated ...

An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation

An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation
  • Author : Michael I Ojovan,William E. Lee
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-12-03
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience in the processing and disposal of waste, An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation, Second Edition examines the gamut of nuclear waste issues from the natural level of radionuclides in the environment to geological disposal of waste-forms and their long-term behavior. It covers all-important aspects ...

Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilization

Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilization
  • Author : Michael I. Ojovan,Neil C. Hyatt
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : The book outlines recent advances in nuclear wasteform materials including glasses, ceramics and cements and spent nuclear fuel. It focuses on durability aspects and contains data on performance of nuclear wasteforms as well as expected behavior in a disposal environment....

Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste

Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste
  • Author : Michael J Apted,Joonhong Ahn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Total pages : 792
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Geological disposal has been internationally adopted as the most effective approach to assure the long-term, safe disposition of the used nuclear fuels and radioactive waste materials produced from nuclear power generation, nuclear weapons programs, medical, treatments, and industrial applications. Geological repository systems take advantage of natural geological barriers augmented with ...

Cementitious Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilization

Cementitious Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilization
  • Author : Rehab O. Abdel Rahman,Ravil Z. Rakhimov,Nailia R. Rakhimova,Michael I. Ojovan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-08-28
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Cementitious materials are an essential part in any radioactive waste disposal facility. Conditioning processes such as cementation are used to convert waste into a stable solid form that is insoluble and will prevent dispersion to the surrounding environment. It is incredibly important to understand the long-term behavior of these materials. ...

Nuclear Decommissioning

Nuclear Decommissioning
  • Author : Michele Laraia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-02-21
  • Total pages : 856
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Once a nuclear installation has reached the end of its safe and economical operational lifetime, the need for its decommissioning arises. Different strategies can be employed for nuclear decommissioning, based on the evaluation of particular hazards and their attendant risks, as well as on the analysis of costs of clean-up ...

Infrastructure and Methodologies for the Justification of Nuclear Power Programmes

Infrastructure and Methodologies for the Justification of Nuclear Power Programmes
  • Author : Agustin Alonso
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-01-19
  • Total pages : 1024
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : The potential development of any nuclear power programme should include a rigorous justification process reviewing the substantial regulatory, economic and technical information necessary for implementation, given the long term commitments involved in any new nuclear power project. Infrastructure and methodologies for the justification of nuclear power programmes reviews the fundamental ...

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance
  • Author : Richard Folkson,Steve Sapsford
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-07-29
  • Total pages : 800
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance: Towards Zero Carbon Transportation, Second Edition provides a comprehensive view of key developments in advanced fuels and vehicle technologies to improve the energy efficiency and environmental impact of the automotive sector. Sections consider the role of alternative fuels such as ...

Sustainability of Life Cycle Management for Nuclear Cementation Based Technologies

Sustainability of Life Cycle Management for Nuclear Cementation Based Technologies
  • Author : Rehab O. Abdel Rahman,Michael I. Ojovan
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-25
  • Total pages : 674
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Sustainability of Life Cycle Management for Nuclear Cementation-Based Technologies, edited by Dr. Rahman and Dr. Ojovan, presents the latest knowledge and research on the management of cementitious systems within nuclear power plants. The book covers aging, development and updates on regulatory frameworks on a global scale, the development of cementitious ...

Waste to Energy Conversion Technology

Waste to Energy Conversion Technology
  • Author : Naomi B Klinghoffer,Marco J Castaldi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-05-15
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Increasing global consumerism and population has led to an increase in the levels of waste produced. Waste to energy (WTE) conversion technologies can be employed to convert residual wastes into clean energy, rather than sending these wastes directly to landfill. Waste to energy conversion technology explores the systems, technology and ...

Radionuclide Behaviour in the Natural Environment

Radionuclide Behaviour in the Natural Environment
  • Author : Christophe Poinssot,Horst Geckeis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-09-20
  • Total pages : 744
  • ISBN : 085709095X
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Summary : Understanding radionuclide behaviour in the natural environment is essential to the sustainable development of the nuclear industry and key to assessing potential environmental risks reliably. Minimising those risks is essential to enhancing public confidence in nuclear technology. Scientific knowledge in this field has developed greatly over the last decade.Radionuclide ...