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Sensitivity Analysis of an Engineered Barrier System Model for the Potential Repository System in the United States

  • Osvaldo Pensado
  • Budhi Sagar
Conference paper

Abstract

A sensitivity analysis of radionuclide release rate from the engineered barrier system as a function of time is performed to identify influential input parameters. The sensitivity analysis method is based on the principal component decomposition and the Partitioning Method.

Keywords

Global Sensitivity Analysis Passive Current Density Complementary Cumulative Distribution Function Nuclear Regulatory Commission Waste Package 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Osvaldo Pensado
    • 1
  • Budhi Sagar
    • 1
  1. 1.Southwest Research Institute®Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory AnalysesSan AntonioUSA

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