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Abstract

In the multiple-barrier isolation concept for geological disposal of radioactive waste, unsaturated clays are proposed as potential materials for protective buffers around the emplaced waste canisters. These materials are subjected to natural hydration from the host rock and to slowly decaying heat from the heat-generating waste

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Authors: ALONSO E E, International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Barcelona (ES);ALCOVERRO J, International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Barcelona (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 19141 EN (2000), 143pp.
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ISBN: ISBN 92-828-4767-5
Record Number: 200011954 / Last updated on: 2000-05-12
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en