Cement-Based Materials for Nuclear Waste Storage

  • Florence Bart
  • Céline Cau-di-Coumes
  • Fabien Frizon
  • Sylvie Lorente

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Methods of Production of Cement-Waste Forms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. L. P. Sukhanov, K. P. Zakharova, N. A. Naumenko, O. N. Pogorelko, A. V. Lebedeva, Yu. A. Revenko et al.
      Pages 13-19
  3. Physico-Chemical Processes Occurring in Cement-Waste Forms at Early Age

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. B. Lothenbach
      Pages 33-41
    3. J. A. Gisby, M. Tyrer, R. H. Davies, A. T. Dinsdale, C. S. Walker, F. P. Glasser
      Pages 43-55
    4. L. Aimoz, E. Wieland, D. A. Kulik, B. Lothenbach, M. A. Glaus, E. Curti
      Pages 57-65
  4. Influence of External and Internal Factors on Long Term Properties of Cement-Waste Package and Cement Barriers

  5. Emerging and Alternative Cementitious Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. J. B. Champenois, C. Cau-dit-Coumes, A. Poulesquen, P. Le Bescop, D. Damidot
      Pages 203-213
    3. A. Poulesquen, F. Frizon, D. Lambertin
      Pages 225-238
    4. M. C. Alonso, J. L. García Calvo, S. Pettersson, I. Puigdomenech, M. A. Cuñado, M. Vuorio et al.
      Pages 251-259
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 261-264

About this book


As the re-emergence of nuclear power as an acceptable energy source on an international basis continues, the need for safe and reliable ways to dispose of radioactive waste becomes ever more critical. The ultimate goal for designing a predisposal waste-management system depends on producing waste containers suitable for storage, transportation and permanent disposal. Cement-Based Materials for Nuclear-Waste Storage provides a roadmap for the use of cementation as an applied technique for the treatment of low- and intermediate-level radioactive wastes.Coverage includes, but is not limited to, a comparison of cementation with other solidification techniques, advantages of calcium-silicate cements over other materials and a discussion of the long-term suitability and safety of waste packages as well as cement barriers. This book also:

  • Discusses the formulation and production of cement waste forms for storing radioactive material
  • Assesses the potential of emerging binders to improve the conditioning of problematic  wastes
  • Covers sophisticated monitoring techniques that can be used to identify leakage of radioactive waste from cement waste packages and barriers

Cement-Based Materials for Nuclear-Waste Storage is an ideal book for researchers and nuclear engineers studying and working on the challenges in radioactive waste disposal and storage.


Cement barriers Cement barriers Cement waste packaging Cement waste packaging Corosion Corosion Modeling Modeling Nuclear Power plants Nuclear Power plants Radioactive waste Radioactive waste Reinforced concrete Reinforced concrete

Editors and affiliations

  • Florence Bart
    • 1
  • Céline Cau-di-Coumes
    • 2
  • Fabien Frizon
    • 3
  • Sylvie Lorente
    • 4
  1. 1., Atomic Energy & Alt. Energies CommissionCEA MarcouleBagnols-sur-Cèze CedexFrance
  2. 2., Atomic Energy & Alt. Energies CommissionCEA MarcouleBagnols-sur-Cèze CedexFrance
  3. 3., Atomic Energy & Alt. Energies CommissionCEA MarcouleBagnols-sur-Cèze CedexFrance
  4. 4., INSAUniveristy of ToulouseToulouse CedexFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-3444-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-3445-0
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