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Engineering Computation, International Conference on (2009)
Hong Kong
May 2, 2009 to May 3, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3655-2
pp: 44-46
ABSTRACT
Numerical creep analyses on rock salt surrounding repository for high level waste (HLW) are carried out using the software FLAC3D. The results show that the cavity tends to be self-sealed. After near 600 years, the repository space is nearly fully closed and HLW can be kept tightly sealed. Therefore, it is very favorable to build safe repositories for nuclear waste in rock salt formation.
INDEX TERMS
HLW repository, self-sealing, rock salt, creep
CITATION
Kangmei Guo, Chunming Wang, Guijun Wang, "Self-Sealing Behavior of High Level Waste Repository in Rock Salt Formation", Engineering Computation, International Conference on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 44-46, 2009, doi:10.1109/ICEC.2009.21
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