2016 UFD Working Group – Las Vegas, Nevada

June 7th, 8th, and 9th

Presentations:

Welcome and management comments (Boyle)
Meeting Objectives and Approach Summary of UFD Campaign (Swift)
ST Activities (Larson)
DR Activities (Gunter)
NFSTPP Overview and relationship to UFD (Carter)
Quality Assurance Update (Murthy)
NEUP Program Introduction (De La Garza)
Thermal-mechanical-hydrologic behavior of consolidating granular salt (Stormont, UNM)
Multi-Sensor Inspection and Robotic Systems for Dry Storage Casks (Lissenden, Penn State)
Electrochemical Testing to Support Alloy Corrosion Models (Ebert (ANL lab employee) on behalf of University of Illinois at Chicago and ANL (NU-13-IL-UIC-0203-02)
Multifunctional Concrete with Ultra-High Damage Tolerance and Self-Sensing Capacity for Extended Nuclear Fuel Storage Systems (Irvine, UC Irvine)
Overview and progress on the laboratory experiments of canister life predication from pitting to cracking, IRP\NEUP research project (Liu, Colorado School of Mines)
Storage and Transportation (Sorenson)
Transportation Update (Saltzstein)
ENSA/SNL/PNNL/SRNL Rail Test Plan (Ross)
Structural Analysis (Klymshyn)
DOE Managed HLW & SNF Research (aka Defense Repository, Sevougian)
Introduction to Defense Repository R&D (Sevougian/McMahon)
Overview of Inventory and Waste Characterization (Sassani)
Decay Heat and Inventory of DOE-Managed Waste (Carter)
Salt modelers meeting (Hansen)
Introduction(Nair/Hansen)
LANL (Lead- Phil Stauffer)
LBNL (Lead – Jonny Rutqvist)
S&T Meetings (Saltzstein, Sorenson)
Spent Fuel Ratio and Respirable Release Fraction (Durbin)
Environmental Sampling, Crack Growth Modeling and Experimental Plans (Bryan)
Status of Mockup Residual Stress Measurements (Enos)
NDE Solutions (Ulrich)
Chloride Detection and Life Prediction of Dry Storage Casks Using PGAA and NAA Techniques (Shayer)
DBD Discussions (Freeze)
DBFT Overview and Status (Gunter)
DBD Safety Case Framework (Freeze)
DBFT Site Evaluation and Site Selection (Sassani)
Geologic Framework Model (Perry)
Regional Geology Web Map Application (Russell)
DBD PA Model (Stein)
DBFT Borehole Characterization (Kuhlman)
Monitoring and Characterization (Nihei)
Argillite/Crystalline (Jove-Colon, Wang)
UNF disposition in argillite: EBS reactive transport modeling with decay heat (Jove-Colon)
Comparison of Discrete Fracture Network and Fractured Continuum Modeling Approaches for simulating flow and transport through fractured rock (Viswanathan)
Fracture Continuum model (Hadgu)
Uranium(VI) Sorption and Diffusion in Montmorillonite and Bentonite: Experiments and Modeling (Tinnacher)
Update on Np diffusion as function of temperature (Zavarin)
EBS experimental update: aluminosilicate phase transformations, corrosion of copper and steel (Caporuscio)
Transportation (McConnell)
Salt modelers meeting (Hansen)
SNL (Lead – Ben Reedlunn)
Discussion of Model Presentations (Nair-facilitator)
DBD Discussions (Freeze)
DBFT Engineering Overview (Hardin)
Surface Handling and Transfer Cask Concept (Peretz)
Emplacement Zone Completion Options (Cochran)
DRZ Modeling and Testing (Rutqvist)
Swedish Deep Borehole R&D (Dobson)
Laboratory Testing of Sealing Materials (Caporuscio)
DRZ and Fracture Detection (Ulrich)
Stresses and Breakouts (Delorey)
Argillite/Crystalline (Jove-Colon, Wang)
Transportation (McConnell)
Salt modelers meeting (Hansen)
Review of Safety Functions(Sevougian/Kuhlman, Nair/Hansen)
Progress to Date & Future R&D Direction(Nair – facilitator)
S&T Meetings (Saltzstein, Sorenson)
Cladding Overview (closing the cladding Gap, (a refinement of the TRB talk about how everything fits together) (Hanson)
CIRFT (New results and future plans, and integration with NRC work) (Bevard)
Ring Compression Tests (Billone)
Demo Overview and Siste test Plan Overview (stress external reviews) (Sorenson, Saltzstein)
ORNL Sister Pin Test Plan (focus on individual tests and the data obtained from them) (Montgomery)
PNNL Sister Pin Test Plan (focus on individual tests and the data obtained from them) (Hanson/Lavendar)
Demo Thermal Analysis (Hanson)
Generic Disposal Systems Analysis, GDSA (Mariner)
GDSA Overview: Objectives, Work, and FY16 Accomplishments (Mariner)
GDSA Simulation Framework: PFLOTRAN (Hammond)
 Isotope Chemistry and Source Term (Mariner)
Source Term Implementation and Demonstration (Frederick)
GDSA Process Model Integration (Sevougian)
GDSA Mined Repository in Crystalline Rock (Stein)
GDSA Planning for FY17 (Mariner)
Argillite/Crystalline (Jove-Colon, Wang)
Salt modelers meeting (Hansen)
S&T Meetings (Saltzstein, Sorenson)
Cladding Overview (closing the cladding Gap, (a refinement of the TRB talk about how everything fits together) (Hanson)
CIRFT (New results and future plans, and integration with NRC work) (Bevard)
Ring Compression Tests (Billone)
Demo Overview and Siste test Plan Overview (stress external reviews) (Sorenson, Saltzstein)
ORNL Sister Pin Test Plan (focus on individual tests and the data obtained from them) (Montgomery)
PNNL Sister Pin Test Plan (focus on individual tests and the data obtained from them) (Hanson/Lavendar)
Demo Thermal Analysis (Hanson)
Process Model Integration (Sevougian, Mariner, Wang, Jove-Colon)
Introduction and Objectives (Sevougian)
Density dependence on salinity – crystalline (deep borehole) (Hammond)
DFN Model – crystalline (Stein/Makedonska)
Colloid-facilitated transport model (progress and future work) – all media (Reimus)
CSNF degradation model (FMDM) – all media (Jerden)
Salt coupled THM processes (TOUGH-FLAC) – salt (Rutqvist)
THC Processes in Salt – salt (Stauffer)
TOUGH-FLAC/BBM/RBSN models – clay and/or crystalline (deep borehole) (Rutqvist)
THMC model (illitization) and THM model (TPHM Hooke’s) – clay (Zheng)
DFN enhancements (e.g., fracture intersecting a borehole; heat transport; others) – granite (Viswanathan)
Waste package degradation – all media (Jove-Colon)
Waste package and waste form degradation – all media (Frederick)
Glass degradation – all media (Rieke)
Grid refinement – all media (Alzraiee/Hammond)
ROMs for creep closure – salt (Park/Hammond)
A control variate method for performance assessment – all media (MacKinnon)
Remaining process model gaps – all media (Mariner)
DPC Direct Disposal (Scaglione, Banerjee)