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Handbook of advanced radioactive waste conditioning technologies.

9781845696269

Handbook of advanced radioactive waste conditioning technologies.

Ed. by Michael I. Ojovan.

Woodhead Publishing

2011

488 pages

$265.00

Hardcover

Woodhead Publishing series in energy; no.12

TD898

Materials scientists, chemists, and power engineers explore some current and possible avenues for dealing with the radioactive waste that nuclear power plants produce. They cover characterizing radioactive waste and selecting processing technologies, compaction, incineration and plasma processes, inorganic cements to condition and immobilize waste, calcination and vitrification, the historical development of glass and ceramic forms for high-level radioactive wastes, generating and managing radioactive and other wastes while decomissioning nuclear facilities and environmental remediation, geopolymers, glass matrices, ceramic matrices, the French experience with waste packages, metal containers, the failure of storage mechanisms, long-term behavior models, and knowledge management for radioactive waste management organizations.

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