By Kevin M. Fox, Elizabeth Hoffman, Navin Manjooran, Gary Pickrell
The fabrics technological know-how and know-how 2009 convention and Exhibition (MS&T’09) used to be held October 25-29, 2009, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. a big topic of the convention was once Environmental and effort Issues. Papers from 3 of the symposia held lower than that subject matter are integrated during this quantity. those symposia comprise fabrics options for the Nuclear Renaissance; eco-friendly Engineering and Environmental Stewardship; and Nanotechnology for Energy. those symposia integrated various displays with periods fascinated about sustainable power, photovoltaics, nanowires and composites, power harvesting, catalysts, skinny movies, corrosion, nuclear fuels, fabrics in competitive environments, glass and ceramics for waste disposition, modeling and thermal houses, and education. additionally incorporated was once a sequence of invited shows and a world panel dialogue on cement waste kinds.
the fairway Engineering and Environmental Stewardship symposium used to be subsidized by way of the Nuclear and Environmental know-how department (NETD) of the yankee Ceramic Society whereas the fabrics strategies for the Nuclear Renaissance symposium used to be subsidized via NETD and ASM International.
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M. B. D. S. Wittman, High-Level Waste Melter Study Report, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, PNNL-13582 (2001). M. K. B. R. Best, I. A. J. C. J. D. V. Crum, J. B. B. M. Ibarra, A. Fluegel, A. V. Trofimenko, R. S. High Level Waste Glass, SRNS-STI-2008-00057, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC,2008. 50 ■ Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology Edited by Kevin Fox, Elizabeth Hoffman, Navin Manjooran and Gary Pickrell Copyright © 2010 The American Ceramic Society PHASE STABILITY OF DEFENSE WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY (DWPF) TYPE HIGH LEVEL NUCLEAR WASTE GLASSES Amanda L.
The crystallization kinetics of nuclear waste glasses can be determined by creating time-temperature-transformation (TTT) curves. This provides information regarding the processing conditions necessary to avoid significant devitrification, which can alter the long-term durability of the waste glass. Generating these curves is also important for nuclear waste glasses as they provide the effects of different accident scenarios (low temperature melter idling, transportation fires) and the effects of longterm (106-108 years) repository storage.
Slag To enhance the reductive capacity of the premix, slag, which contains reduced transition metals and sulfur compounds is one of the two primary components of the premix. The reductive capacity of the slag may produce ammonia via the reduction of nitrites and nitrates. Slag is the byproduct of the steel making process. The use of coke in the process introduces aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons, which can be present in the slag at measurable levels. Grinding aids used for slag size reduction are similar to those identified for grinding cements and may be a source for ammonia forming compounds.
Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology, Volume 222 by Kevin M. Fox, Elizabeth Hoffman, Navin Manjooran, Gary Pickrell