Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Solution Monitoring Evaluated by Proliferation Risk Assessment and Fuzzy Optimization Analysis for Safeguards in a Reprocessing Process

Table 2

Three schemes of safeguards measures for the advanced reprocessing process.

Scheme AScheme BScheme C

Safeguards measuresSM + DA (IDMS)SM + NDA (HKED)FM + NCC (NDA)
Measurement error (random, systematic) %(0.4. 0.3) % [19](0.7, 0.4) % [19]5 %
Error scaling (N: throughput)N N [20]
Cost300 k$600 k$500 k$
(lnitial (k$) + running (FTE))+5FTEs + 10FTEs [19]+3FTEs [19]+3FTEs

SM: solution monitoring, DA: destructive analysis, IDMS: isotope dilution mass spectroscopy, NDA: nondestructive analysis, HKED: hybrid K-edge densitometry, NCC: neutron coincidence counting, N: throughput (au), and FTE: full-time equivalent years of personnel effort.

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