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 Serial/Series Title: Atomic Power Development Associates Reports
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Description and Some Safeguard Aspects of Proposed Developmental Fast Neutron Breeder Reactor

Description and Some Safeguard Aspects of Proposed Developmental Fast Neutron Breeder Reactor

Date: July 25, 1955
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Description: Report that generally describes sodium cooled fast reactors, the features and facilities of such a reactor proposed by Atomic Power Development Associates, and then its safety and siting considerations.
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Description of Developmental Fast Neutron Breeder Power Reactor Plant

Description of Developmental Fast Neutron Breeder Power Reactor Plant

Date: September 1, 1955
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Description: Report that generally describes sodium cooled fast reactors, the features and facilities of such a reactor proposed by Atomic Power Development Associates, and then its safety and siting considerations.
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Design and Economic Evaluation of Fixed Blankets for Fast Reactors

Design and Economic Evaluation of Fixed Blankets for Fast Reactors

Date: August 30, 1963
Creator: Klickman, A. E.; Ball, G. L.; Edwards, J. J.; Jens, W. H.; Segal, B. M.; Stanford, R. E. L. et al.
Description: Report evaluating the design characteristics and limitations of fixed blankets for breeder reactors. This also includes economic considerations for each tested blanket.
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Design and Economic Evaluation of Mobile Blankets for Fast Reactors

Design and Economic Evaluation of Mobile Blankets for Fast Reactors

Date: March 10, 1964
Creator: Klickman, A. E.; Ball, G. L.; Edwards, J. J.; Jens, W. H.; Segal, B. M.; Amorosi, A. et al.
Description: Report evaluating the design characteristics and limitations of mobile blankets for breeder reactors. This also includes economic considerations for each tested blanket. Appendices begin on page 40.
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The Doppler Effect in Fast Neutron Reactors

The Doppler Effect in Fast Neutron Reactors

Date: June 1960
Creator: Nicholson, Richard Benjamin
Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the Doppler Effect in fast neutron reactors. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant

Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant

Date: March 1960
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Description: Report describing the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant, its fast breeder reactor, and heat transport systems.
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Equation of State and Heat Content of Uranium

Equation of State and Heat Content of Uranium

Date: February 20, 1957
Creator: Brout, Robert H.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the state of uranium at different temperature and pressure. Calculations are presented for the differing pressures of uranium. This report includes tables.
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Evaluation of the Blake Sodium Resistivity Meter

Evaluation of the Blake Sodium Resistivity Meter

Date: October 15, 1962
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Description: Report issued by the APDA over an evaluation of the toroid sodium resistivity meter. Studies were conducted on carbon and oxygen contamination. As stated in the introduction, "the meter was also subjected to extensive testing in which variations in temperature, flow rate, and supply voltage were made in order to determine signal stability and effective range" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Fast Reactor Core Design Parameter Study

Fast Reactor Core Design Parameter Study

Date: March 1960
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Description: Report describing parametric studies of eleven fast reactor fuel systems undertaken to determine the design and economic factors for producing electricity. The methods used for making the parametric studies are described, as well as the results of these studies. Appendices begin on page 103.
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Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Costs and Temperature Coefficients of Reactivity for PuO2-SS and PuO2-UO2

Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Costs and Temperature Coefficients of Reactivity for PuO2-SS and PuO2-UO2

Date: April 25, 1963
Creator: Edwards, J. J.; Fischer, E. A.; Jens, W. H.; Nims, J. B.; Palmer, R. G.; Shoudy, A. A. et al.
Description: Report comparing the fuel cycle costs and temperature coefficients of reactivity for PuO2-UO2 fuel in multiple megawatt reactors.
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Fuel Enrichment for the Enrico Fermi Reactor

Fuel Enrichment for the Enrico Fermi Reactor

Date: March 12, 1959
Creator: Garelis, Edward
Description: Report issued by the APDA over fuel enrichment processes at the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant. As stated in the introduction, "the results that directly apply to the determination of the enrichment will be given" (p. 6). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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HAFEVER: An Inelastic Scattering Code for the IBM 704 Computer

HAFEVER: An Inelastic Scattering Code for the IBM 704 Computer

Date: September 1960
Creator: Friedman, M. A. & Zweifel, P. F.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over HAFEVER, a code developed for the IBM 704 computer. As stated in the introduction, "HAFEVER is an IBM 704 code which calculates the energy exchange inelastic scattering cross section" (p. 3). Descriptions of the code and the theory behind the code are discussed. This report includes tables.
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Irradiation Testing of Enrico Fermi Prototype Fuel Pins in the CP-5, 1957-1959

Irradiation Testing of Enrico Fermi Prototype Fuel Pins in the CP-5, 1957-1959

Date: April 1960
Creator: Silliman, M. A.; Shoudy, A. A.; Blessing, W. G. & Huebotter, P. R.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the irradiation of fuel pins in nuclear reactors. As stated in the introduction, "results of these tests have verified predicted high-temperature allowable burn-ups and showed that under certain conditions, excessive swelling could occur at low temperatures" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Methods for Determining the Energy Release in Hypothetical Reactor Meltdown Accidents

Methods for Determining the Energy Release in Hypothetical Reactor Meltdown Accidents

Date: December 1962
Creator: Nicholson, Richard Benjamin
Description: Report and dissertation issued by the APDA over hypothetical reactor meltdown accidents. Methods for the determination of the energy release from reactor meltdowns are presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Preliminary Report on Sodium Temperature Coefficients in Large Fast Reactors

Preliminary Report on Sodium Temperature Coefficients in Large Fast Reactors

Date: 1959
Creator: Nims, J. B. & Zweifel, P. F.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over preliminary studies conducted on temperature coefficients in fast breeder reactors. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Quarterly Report of Research and Development Activities: April - June 1957

Quarterly Report of Research and Development Activities: April - June 1957

Date: 1957
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Description: Progress report issued by the APDA over research and development activities of the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant. Materials, fuel engineering, and test operations of the plant are presented and discussed.
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Removal of Sodium from Core Subassemblies with White Oil and Ultrasonics

Removal of Sodium from Core Subassemblies with White Oil and Ultrasonics

Date: 1961
Creator: Kanaan, Z. R. & Nash, C. R.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over methods "for removing sodium from fuel and blanket sub-assemblies that have been irradiated in the reactor of the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant" (p. 3). The cleaning methods are described, as well as experimental studies conducted on them. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
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Report on the Possible Effects on the Surrounding Population of an Assumed Release of Fission Products into the Atmosphere from a 300 Megawatt Nuclear Reactor Located at Lagoona Beach, Michigan

Report on the Possible Effects on the Surrounding Population of an Assumed Release of Fission Products into the Atmosphere from a 300 Megawatt Nuclear Reactor Located at Lagoona Beach, Michigan

Date: July 1957
Creator: Gomberg, H. J.; Bassett, Thomas; Velez, Carlos & Donnell, Alton P.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the release of radioactive particles near Lagoona Beach, Michigan in 1955. "The possible effects on the surrounding population of a release of fission products at the Lagoona Beach site" (p. 1) are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Sodium Components Test Facility

Sodium Components Test Facility

Date: November 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Development of more reliable, lower cost components for high temperature liquid metal-cooled reactor plants.
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Study of Fast Reactor Meltdown Accidents Using Simulant Materials

Study of Fast Reactor Meltdown Accidents Using Simulant Materials

Date: August 31, 1963
Creator: Huebotter, P. R.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on reactor meltdown accidents. The studies incorporated the use of simulation materials. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Summary of the APDA Fuel Development Programs

Summary of the APDA Fuel Development Programs

Date: April 1961
Creator: Blessing, W. G.; Busch, J. S.; Duffy, J. G.; Hennig, R. J.; Jens, W. H.; Knight, F. W. et al.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over fuel development programs. Designs for fast breeder reactors, safety tests, and methods are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Thermal Bowing of Core Subassemblies

Thermal Bowing of Core Subassemblies

Date: February 20, 1959
Creator: De Stordeur, Arnold
Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on thermal bowing of core sub-assemblies at the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant. As stated in the introduction and summary, "the present report deals with this problem in the design of the Enrico Fermi Reactor and with the method which has been adopted to avoid a positive temperature coefficient of reactivity" (p. 1). This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
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Transient Temperature Simulation of Reactor Primary Loop

Transient Temperature Simulation of Reactor Primary Loop

Date: February 1, 1956
Creator: Olson, Richard G. & Ritchie, Donald J.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over simulator studies conducted on their Developmental Fast Breeder Reactor. The simulator studies were "designed to predict both the normal and abnormal operating characteristics of the APDA Developmental Fast Breeder Reactor" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Two-Facility Approach to Investigations of Fast Reactor Meltdowns

Two-Facility Approach to Investigations of Fast Reactor Meltdowns

Date: January 15, 1963
Creator: Doyle, T. A.; Page, E. M.; Nicholson, R. B.; Hagstrom, J. T. & Nims, J. B.
Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on hypothetical fast reactor meltdown accidents. As stated in the summary, "the purpose of this study is to investigate the technical feasibility of conducting fast reactor meltdown experiments to determine a more realistic maximum accident and to provide a better evaluation of fast reactor safety" (p. 7). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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