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ASSESSMENT OF MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE OF CONTAINERS FOR GEOLOGICAL DISPOSAL OF HLW

Objective

VALIDATION OF COMPUTER CODES (SEE CONTRACT FI1W/111)

THE RESEARCH CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
1. PROVIDING INFORMATION ON USED COMPUTER CODES AND GAINED EXPERIENCES FOR CALCULATION OF MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF HLW CONTAINERS UNDER LOADING CONDITIONS.
2. PARTICIPATION IN A FIRST THEORETICAL BENCHMARK EXERCISE.
3. ASSISTANCE IN THE DEFINITION OF:
A) DESIGN PARAMETERS FOR CONTAINER MODELS TO BE TESTED,
B) TESTING CONDITIONS AND TESTING EQUIPMENT.
4. PARTICIPATION IN A SECOND BENCHMARK EXERCISE BASED ON THE EXPERIMENTS PERFORMED.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

STEAG Kernenergie GmbH
Address

4300 Essen
Germany

Participants (1)

OVE ARUP & PARTNERS
Spain
Address

Espagne; Psi