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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's European Atomic Energy Community's (Euratom) Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013 under grant agreement no 323273, the DOPAS project.

WP1 Coordination and management

  • Task 1.1 Organisation of project management meetings
  • Task 1.2.Coordination of project management with project plan and project risks
  • Task 1.3 Coordination of project reporting and publications

WP2 Definition of requirements and design basis of the plugs and seals to be demonstrated

  • Task 2.1 Design basis
  • Task 2.2 Reference designs
  • Task 2.3 Strategies of demonstrating conformity of reference design to design basis
  • Task 2.4 Final reporting of WP2

WP3 Design and technical construction feasibility of the plugs and seals

  • Task 3.1 Design of plugs and seals
  • Task 3.2 Laboratory work for materials' characterisation and testing
  • Task 3.3 Metric scale test
  • Task 3.4 Installation/construction of the demonstration plug/seal experiments
  • Task 3.5 Coordination and integration of results – Final reporting of WP3

WP 4 Appraisal of plug and seal system's function

  • Task 4.1 Mock up test and Full Scale Seal
  • Task 4.2 EPSP test, loading and monitoring phase
  • Task 4.3 Pressurisation and monitoring of DOMPLU plug at Äspö
  • Task 4.4 POPLU plug experiment's leakage measurements and monitoring
  • Task 4.5 Production of WP4 Integrated Report

WP 5 Performance assessment of plugs and seals system

  • Task 5.1 Performance assessment of (parts of) the plug and seal systems and identification of the relevant tools for predicting the behaviour of a complete sealing system
  • Task 5.2 Conceptual models and simulation of relevant processes and their evolution within individual sealing components
  • Task 5.3 Development of conservative PA methodology and models for analysing the complete system behaviour
  • Task 5.4 Integration of WP5 task reports

WP6 Integrating analysis including cross-review of each other's work

  • Task 6.1 Planning for the Integrating Analysis
  • Task 6.2 Programme on exchange of expert staff
  • Task 6.3 Expert Group for the peer review using the EE process and its documentation
  • Task 6.4 Final technical summary reporting of the DOPAS project

WP7 Dissemination

  • Task 7.1 Dissemination and exploitation plan
  • Task 7.2 Planning, implementing and disseminating the outcomes of "Plug and seal training workshop"
  • Task 7.3 Organisation in cooperation with the IGD-TP an international seminar/conference in 2016
  • Task 7.4 Publishing and presentation of public results of the DOPAS activities

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