Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Radioactive Waste

Edited by Rehab Abdel Rahman

Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority

The safe management of nuclear and radioactive wastes is a subject that has recently received considerable recognition due to the huge volume of accumulative wastes and the increased public awareness of the hazards of these wastes. This book aims to cover the practice and research efforts that are currently conducted to deal with the technical difficulties in different radioactive waste management activities and to introduce to the non-technical factors that can affect the management practice. The collective contribution of esteem international experts has covered the science and technology of different management activities. The authors have introduced to the management system, illustrate how old management practices and radioactive accident can affect the environment and summarize the knowledge gained from current management practice and results of research efforts for using some innovative technologies in both pre-disposal and disposal activities.

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Radioactive WasteEdited by Rehab Abdel Rahman

Published: April 25th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1859

ISBN: 978-953-51-0551-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6202-5

Copyright year: 2012

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43780 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

37 Dimensions Citations

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1. Planning and Implementation of Radioactive Waste Management System

By R. O. Abdel Rahman

3801

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2. A Controversial Management Process: From the Remnants of the Uranium Mining Industry to Their Qualification as Radioactive Waste - The Case of France

By Philippe Brunet

1504

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3. Problems of Uranium Waste and Radioecology in Mountainous Kyrgyzstan Conditions

By B. M. Djenbaev, B. K. Kaldybaev and B. T. Zholboldiev

2330

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4. Environmental Migration of Radionuclides (90Sr,137Cs, 239Pu) in Accidentally Contaminated Areas of the Southern Urals

By V. V. Kostyuchenko, A. V. Akleyev, L. M. Peremyslova, I. Ya. Popova, N. N. Kazachonok and V. S. Melnikov

1714

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5. Radioactive Waste Assay for Reclassification

By Timothy Miller

2105

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6. Estimation of Induced Activity in an ADSS Facility

By Nandy Maitreyee and C. Sunil

1657

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7. Low-Waste and Proliferation-Free Production of Medical Radioisotopes in Solution and Molten-Salt Reactors

By D. Yu. Chuvilin, V. E. Khvostionov, D. V. Markovskij, V. A. Pavshouk and V. A. Zagryadsky

2453

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8. Substantial Reduction of High Level Radioactive Waste by Effective Transmutation of Minor Actinides in Fast Reactors Using Innovative Targets

By Michio Yamawaki, Kenji Konashi, Koji Fujimura and Toshikazu Takeda

2039

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9. Clean-Up and Decontamination of Hot-Cells From the IFIN-HH VVR-S Research Reactor

By A. O. Pavelescu and M. Dragusin

2475

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10. Decontamination of Radioactive Contaminants Using Liquid and Supercritical CO2

By Kwangheon Park, Jinhyun Sung, Moonsung Koh, Hongdu Kim and Hakwon Kim

2851

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11. Radionuclide and Contaminant Immobilization in the Fluidized Bed Steam Reforming Waste Product

By James J. Neeway, Nikolla P. Qafoku, Joseph H. Westsik Jr., Christopher F. Brown, Carol M. Jantzen and Eric M. Pierce

2110

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12. Experimental Verification of Solidification Stress Theory

By Charles Solbrig, Matthew Morrison and Kenneth Bateman

1569

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13. Cadmium Personnel Doses in an Electrorefiner Tipping Accident

By Clinton Wilson, Chad Pope and Charles Solbrig

1554

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14. Radioactive Waste Management of Fusion Power Plants

By Luigi Di Pace, Laila El-Guebaly, Boris Kolbasov, Vincent Massaut and Massimo Zucchetti

3162

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15. Diffusion of Radionuclides in Concrete and Soil

By Shas V. Mattigod, Dawn M. Wellman, Chase C. Bovaird, Kent E. Parker, Kurtis P. Recknagle, Libby Clayton and Marc I. Wood

1499

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16. Hydrogeologic Characterization of Fractured Rock Masses Intended for Disposal of Radioactive Waste

By Donald M. Reeves, Rishi Parashar and Yong Zhang

2134

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17. Statistical Analyses of Pore Pressure Signals in Claystone During Excavation Works at the Mont Terri Underground Research Laboratory

By Rachid Ababou, Hassane Fatmi, Jean-Michel Matray, Christophe Nussbaum and David Bailly

2179

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18. Particulate Phases Possibly Conveyed from Nuclear Waste Repositories by Groundwater

By Constantin Marin

2072

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19. Modelling Groundwater Contamination Above High-Level Nuclear-Waste Repositories in Salt, Granitoid and Clay

By Michal O. Schwartz

2260

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20. An Assessment of the Impact of Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycles on Geological Disposal

By Jan Marivoet and Eef Weetjens

2321

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