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Topic Title: REPORT: Yucca Mountain Waste Package Closure Control System
Topic Summary: DOE. A technical peer review report
Created On: 5/25/2007 12:35 PM

 5/25/2007 12:35 PM

Lynne Robinson

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The objective of the Waste Package Closure System (WPCS) project is to assist in the disposal of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and associated high-level wastes (HLW) at the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada. Materials will be transferred from the casks into a waste package (WP), sealed, and placed into the underground facility. The SNF/HLW transfer and closure operations will be performed in an above ground facility. The objective of the Control System is to bring together major components of the entire WPCS ensuring that unit operations correctly receive, and respond to, commands and requests for data. This report provides the results and recommendations of a technical peer review performed jointly by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute for Regulatory Science on the system.

Please note that this is an extremely large PDF file.

Citation: United States. American Society of Mechanical Engineers/Institute for Regulatory Science. Technical Peer Review Report: Yucca Mountain: Waste Package Closure Control System. Washington, D.C.: Department of Energy, 25 October 2006.

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