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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Serial/Series Title: Atomic Power Development Associates Reports
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
The Doppler Effect in Fast Neutron Reactors
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38356/
Equation of State and Heat Content of Uranium
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38349/
Evaluation of the Blake Sodium Resistivity Meter
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38362/
Fuel Enrichment for the Enrico Fermi Reactor
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38354/
HAFEVER: An Inelastic Scattering Code for the IBM 704 Computer
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38357/
Irradiation Testing of Enrico Fermi Prototype Fuel Pins in the CP-5, 1957-1959
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38353/
Methods for Determining the Energy Release in Hypothetical Reactor Meltdown Accidents
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38363/
Preliminary Report on Sodium Temperature Coefficients in Large Fast Reactors
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38355/
Quarterly Report of Research and Development Activities: April - June 1957
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38351/
Removal of Sodium from Core Subassemblies with White Oil and Ultrasonics
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38358/
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 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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38350/
Study of Fast Reactor Meltdown Accidents Using Simulant Materials
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38366/
Summary of the APDA Fuel Development Programs
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38359/
Thermal Bowing of Core Subassemblies
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38352/
Transient Temperature Simulation of Reactor Primary Loop
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38348/
Two-Facility Approach to Investigations of Fast Reactor Meltdowns
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38364/