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bananas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-13-10 09:54 AM
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25. No, it's not just tritium
Here's a similar steam generator:
http://www.wmsym.org/archives/2007/pdfs/7131.pdf

WM07 Conference, February 25 March 1 2007, Tucson, AZ
Paper #7131
NEW TREATMENT CONCEPT FOR STEAM GENERATORS-
TECHNICAL ASPECTS
Anders Lindstrm, Bo Wirendal and Maria Lindberg

<snip>

The component that should be treated was a steam generator (SG) from the Ringhals 3 NPP.
The dimensions of the SG were Length: 21 meter, Diameter: 4.5 meter, the weight: 310
metric tons; the storage volume was approx. 400 m3.

The estimations of the radiation exposure to the operators were based on measurements. Co-
60 was in the range of 0.65 TBq. For the long-lived isotopes, Ni-63 was the dominant in the
range of 16 TBq.

<snip>


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  -Nuclear waste shipping on Great Lakes protested marmar  Sep-11-10 09:24 AM   #0 
  - Penn Power sent a hot pressure vessel down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers to Hanford dump  Kolesar   Sep-11-10 09:40 AM   #1 
  - BALONEY!  DrGregory   Sep-11-10 12:24 PM   #2 
  - Another example of nuclear propaganda  kristopher   Sep-11-10 04:55 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-11-10 07:16 PM   #7 
  - WRONG AGAIN!!  DrGregory   Sep-19-10 02:26 PM   #59 
  - wrong - there are many kinds of nuclear waste  bananas   Sep-11-10 05:16 PM   #4 
     - Use your own quoted definition  DrGregory   Sep-11-10 07:02 PM   #5 
     - The old generators are considered low-level radioactive waste  bananas   Sep-11-10 08:30 PM   #9 
        - As I've said so many times before the pro nuclear people can't be trusted to be truthful as this  madokie   Sep-11-10 09:48 PM   #10 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-11-10 10:37 PM   #11 
           - Contagious radioactivity - I don't think so.  DrGregory   Sep-11-10 11:10 PM   #12 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-16-10 04:50 AM   #40 
              - WRONG AGAIN!!  DrGregory   Sep-18-10 04:28 PM   #52 
                 - How is the corroded part of a generator not a part of the generator?  caraher   Sep-19-10 08:09 AM   #55 
                    - ,,,your inadequate science education it seems.,..  DrGregory   Sep-19-10 01:43 PM   #57 
                       - this is a matter of reading what I write and not words stuffed in my mouth  caraher   Sep-20-10 08:02 PM   #76 
           - A very interesting post  Dead_Parrot   Sep-11-10 11:16 PM   #13 
           - Yes, when someone says "DUmmies" it's very interesting.  bananas   Sep-12-10 02:27 AM   #16 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-12-10 02:17 AM   #15 
           - DrGregory, in the Science forum, they are laughing at you  bananas   Sep-12-10 02:42 AM   #17 
           - I remember that post  madokie   Sep-12-10 07:17 AM   #19 
           - Just because they post in science forum doesn't make them experts  DrGregory   Sep-12-10 01:55 PM   #20 
              - One doesn't have to be an expert  bananas   Sep-14-10 06:16 AM   #31 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-12-10 03:13 AM   #18 
     - Under what classification is a steam generator  DrGregory   Sep-11-10 07:09 PM   #6 
        - "It's a bad idea," said Michael Keegan, chairman of the Monroe-based Coalition for a Nuclear Free  madokie   Sep-11-10 08:08 PM   #8 
        - It's not "intensely radioactive"  OnlinePoker   Sep-12-10 01:28 AM   #14 
           - Heavy Water is NOT radioactive.  DrGregory   Sep-12-10 02:02 PM   #21 
              - So then why does the company refer these as having low level radiation?  OnlinePoker   Sep-12-10 03:13 PM   #22 
                 - the reason was wrong.  DrGregory   Sep-12-10 09:15 PM   #23 
                    - Perhaps this is the reason  OnlinePoker   Sep-12-10 10:50 PM   #24 
                       - No, it's not just tritium  bananas   Sep-13-10 09:54 AM   #25 
                       - So we can calculate the amount of radioactive material...  DrGregory   Sep-18-10 11:48 PM   #54 
                          - so we have less than 1/50-th of a gram of Co-60  DrGregory   Sep-19-10 06:48 PM   #65 
                             - No, that is NOT the total radioactivity..  bananas   Oct-07-10 06:33 PM   #80 
                       - BALONEY!  DrGregory   Sep-16-10 10:56 PM   #49 
  - How toxic is it compared to a barge full of coal?  hunter   Sep-13-10 11:46 AM   #26 
  - How toxic is it compared to a bucketful of sunshine or a breath of fresh air?  kristopher   Sep-13-10 11:49 AM   #27 
  - That will (hopefully) be the more appropriate question in several years time.  Nihil   Sep-14-10 04:08 AM   #28 
  - Peer reviewed literature by a highly respected academic says you are wrong.  kristopher   Sep-14-10 05:36 AM   #29 
  - hunter: "How does poking out one's left eye compare to poking out one's right eye?"  bananas   Sep-14-10 06:15 AM   #30 
     - And another pixie-dust supporter joins in (with an invalid analogy)  Nihil   Sep-14-10 07:20 AM   #32 
        - Denying science is a hallmark of right wing thinking.  kristopher   Sep-14-10 02:49 PM   #34 
           - You are the one who is denying the facts that I stated.  Nihil   Sep-15-10 03:24 AM   #36 
           - Coal is not currently needed to replace nuclear and nuclear is not currently needed to replace coal  kristopher   Sep-15-10 01:45 PM   #37 
              - Which part of "Here & now" are you having difficulty with?  Nihil   Sep-16-10 04:06 AM   #38 
                 - Your words are clear.  kristopher   Sep-16-10 05:49 AM   #41 
           - Ah, the obfuscation of large numbers.  TheWraith   Sep-19-10 01:15 PM   #56 
              - How much land area is covered by building?  kristopher   Sep-19-10 03:34 PM   #60 
                 - "Poorly considered" in this context apparently means "Stop poking holes in my math."  TheWraith   Sep-19-10 04:28 PM   #61 
                    - How much global area is covered with buildings and roads?  kristopher   Sep-19-10 04:42 PM   #62 
                    - 0.3% of the planet's land surface is urbanized, 0.55 to 0.7% suburbanized.  TheWraith   Sep-19-10 05:31 PM   #63 
                       - *Crickets*  TheWraith   Sep-20-10 01:14 PM   #67 
                       - You haven't answered my question.  kristopher   Sep-20-10 03:31 PM   #68 
                          - Yes I did. You just didn't like the answer.  TheWraith   Sep-20-10 04:21 PM   #69 
                             - I asked about buildings and roads, not urban and suburban  kristopher   Sep-20-10 04:27 PM   #70 
                                - You asked about buildings and roads, not the areas where there ARE buildings and roads?  TheWraith   Sep-20-10 04:48 PM   #71 
                                   - You are uninformed and your conclusion is false as a result  kristopher   Sep-20-10 06:35 PM   #72 
                                      - Yet another reposting of the same meaningless spam.  TheWraith   Sep-20-10 07:03 PM   #73 
                                         - Prove it.  kristopher   Sep-20-10 07:23 PM   #75 
                                            - Talk about spam.  Confusious   Sep-20-10 10:02 PM   #77 
                                            - And the best thing about this particular spamming post ...  Nihil   Sep-21-10 03:45 AM   #78 
                                            - What's funny is that you think...  kristopher   Sep-22-10 05:29 AM   #79 
                    - At least he's consistent...  DrGregory   Sep-19-10 06:14 PM   #64 
                    - There is no math  Confusious   Sep-20-10 07:13 PM   #74 
  - That's not the more appropriate question  caraher   Sep-16-10 08:00 AM   #42 
     - That would be appropriate if the board were not an antirenewable nuclear wasteland.  kristopher   Sep-16-10 08:44 AM   #43 
        - Oh give it a break!  Nihil   Sep-16-10 09:42 AM   #44 
        - Your sampling method is self serving suckishnesss.  kristopher   Sep-16-10 09:58 AM   #45 
           - "a full time job for several people"?  Nihil   Sep-16-10 11:59 AM   #46 
           - .  kristopher   Sep-16-10 01:09 PM   #47 
              - ..  Nihil   Sep-17-10 03:00 AM   #51 
           - "nuclear power IS NOT on the progressive agenda"  Dead_Parrot   Sep-16-10 03:30 PM   #48 
           - For the good of the country....  DrGregory   Sep-16-10 11:00 PM   #50 
        - WRONG AGAIN!!  DrGregory   Sep-18-10 05:02 PM   #53 
  - In an effort to drag your sub-thread back to the subject ...  Nihil   Sep-16-10 04:20 AM   #39 
  - What are the consequences of an incident and probability?  One_Life_To_Give   Sep-14-10 10:36 AM   #33 
  - Statistically ships are much safer than trucks or rail  Merchant Marine   Sep-14-10 04:11 PM   #35 
     - Even if it falls in the lake it's not going to dissolve.  hunter   Sep-19-10 01:45 PM   #58 
        - The ship itself likely poses a greater threat to the Great Lakes  Merchant Marine   Sep-20-10 12:39 AM   #66 
 

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