ANALYSIS OF THE RADIOLOGICAL RISKS OF TRANSPORTING SPENT FUEL AND RADIOACTIVE WASTES BY TRUCK AND BY ORDINARY AND SPECIAL TRAINS

The radiological impacts associated with the transportation of nuclear fuel cycle materials by ordinary and dedicated trains are compared. For a population of 100 light-water reactors, no significant radiological differences between ordinary and special train service were determined.

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    Sandia Laboratories

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    Department of Energy

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  • Authors:
    • Smith, D R
    • TAYLOR, J M
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

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  • Pagination: 35 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188638
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Energy Research Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAND-77-1257
  • Contract Numbers: EY-76-C-04-0789
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 2003 12:00AM