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) was once held October 25-29, 2009, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. an immense subject of the convention used to be Environmental and effort Issues. Papers from 3 of the symposia held less than that topic are incorporated during this quantity. those symposia contain fabrics strategies for the Nuclear Renaissance; eco-friendly Engineering and Environmental Stewardship; and Nanotechnology for Energy. those symposia incorporated quite a few shows with periods considering sustainable strength, photovoltaics, nanowires and composites, strength harvesting, catalysts, skinny motion pictures, corrosion, nuclear fuels, fabrics in competitive environments, glass and ceramics for waste disposition, modeling and thermal houses, and education. additionally integrated was once a sequence of invited shows and a global panel dialogue on cement waste types.
the golf green Engineering and Environmental Stewardship symposium used to be backed through the Nuclear and Environmental know-how department (NETD) of the yank Ceramic Society whereas the fabrics suggestions for the Nuclear Renaissance symposium used to be subsidized through NETD and ASM International.
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At this time the temperature of the saltstone slurry is governed by the temperature of the previous lift and the energy generated by the hydration reactions occurring. As with the ammonia release during pouring, the concentration of ammonia in the vapor space may be calculated from the concentration of ammonia in the salt solution— adjusted for the concentration of ammonia in the salt solution due to hydration reactions and evaporation, and the Henry's law constant for the salt solution at the temperature of the curing saltstone—procedurally limited to 95 °C.
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.
The measurements were averaged to calculate the volume. The density was then calculated by dividing the mass by the volume. Duplicate samples were run. RESULTS The cured grout samples did not contained any bleed water, and they satisfied the set requirements in every case. These data are not discussed further. Several plots were prepared as part of the review of the measurements from these tests. Figure 1 provides a plot of the yield stress measurements by test number (#). The yield stress measurements are identified by a time indicator, which is set at values of 1, 4, and 6 reflecting the initial measurement, 2° measurement (3 minutes later), and the 3rd measurement (3 minutes after the 2nd).
Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology, Volume 222 by Kevin M. Fox, Elizabeth Hoffman, Navin Manjooran, Gary Pickrell