Foreign experience on effects of extended dry storage on the integrity of spent nuclear fuel [report]

K.J. Schneider, S.J. Mitchell
1992 unpublished
This repo).t summarizesthe resultsof a survey of foreignexperiencein dry storageof spent fuel from nuclearpowerreactors that was carriedout for the U.S. Departmentof Energy's (DOE)Officeof Civilian Radioactive Waste Management(OCRWM). The report reviewsthe mechanismsfor degradationof spent fuel claddingand fuel materialsin dry storage,identifiesthe status and plans of world-wideexperienceand applications,and documentsthe available information on the expected long-termintegrityof the
more » ... yof the dry-storedspent fuel from actualforeign experience. Countriescovered in this survey are:
doi:10.2172/10154464 fatcat:dlvabsr4ovefvfewsdh6tz4vjm