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Applications of Modern Hydrodynamics to Aeronautics. Part 1: Fundamental Concepts and the Most Important Theorems. Part 2: Applications

Applications of Modern Hydrodynamics to Aeronautics. Part 1: Fundamental Concepts and the Most Important Theorems. Part 2: Applications

Date: 1979?~
Creator: Prandtl, L.
Description: A discussion of the principles of hydrodynamics of nonviscous fluids in the case of motion of solid bodies in a fluid is presented. Formulae are derived to demonstrate the transition from the fluid surface to a corresponding 'control surface'. The external forces are compounded of the fluid pressures on the control surface and the forces which are exercised on the fluid by any solid bodies which may be inside of the control surfaces. Illustrations of these formulae as applied to the acquisition of transformations from a known simple flow to new types of flow for other boundaries are given. Theoretical and experimental investigations of models of airship bodies are presented.
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Applications of Waveguide and Circuit Theory to the Development of Accurate Microwave Measurement Methods and Standards

Applications of Waveguide and Circuit Theory to the Development of Accurate Microwave Measurement Methods and Standards

Date: August 1973
Creator: Beatty, R. W.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over "the basic theory and analytical methods used in the development of accurate microwave measurement methods and standards" (p. x). These methods are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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An approximate spin design criterion for monoplanes, 1 May 1939

An approximate spin design criterion for monoplanes, 1 May 1939

Date: January 1, 1976
Creator: Seidman, O. & Donlan, C. J.
Description: An approximate empirical criterion, based on the projected side area and the mass distribution of the airplane, was formulated. The British results were analyzed and applied to American designs. A simpler design criterion, based solely on the type and the dimensions of the tail, was developed; it is useful in a rapid estimation of whether a new design is likely to comply with the minimum requirements for safety in spinning.
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Approximations of Gamma Cross Sections for Fast Nuclear Reactors

Approximations of Gamma Cross Sections for Fast Nuclear Reactors

Date: 1978?
Creator: Grimm, K. N. & Meneghetti, D.
Description: The report shows a method to approximate a P₁ scattering solution for the flux in a fast reactor, using an isotropic, but not a diagonal-transport-approximation scattering matrix. Presented are flux errors relative to a P₁ solution for different levels of transport approximation in an EBR-II type of core surrounded by a stainless steel reflector. Problems associated with the use of the method are also presented.
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ARDISC (Argonne Dispersion Code): Computer Programs to Calculate the Distribution of Trace Element Migration in Partially Equilibrating Media

ARDISC (Argonne Dispersion Code): Computer Programs to Calculate the Distribution of Trace Element Migration in Partially Equilibrating Media

Date: April 1979
Creator: Strickert, Richard; Friedman, Arnold M. & Fried, Sherman
Description: A computer program (ARDISC, the Argonne Dispersion Code) is described which simulates the migration of nuclides in porous media and includes first order kinetic effects on the retention constants. The code allows for different absorption and desorption rates and solves the coupled migration equations by arithmetic reiterations. Input data needed are the absorption and desorption rates, equilibrium surface absorption coefficients, flow rates and volumes, and media porosities.
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Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1975

Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1975

Date: 1975?
Creator: Rosenthal, M. W.
Description: Annual report of the Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research summarizing research an other activities. This report includes studies conducted during calendar year 1975 when the Division of Biological and Medical Research was initiating its responses to the challenge posed by the enlarged mission in the field of energy production of its principal sponsor, the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration.
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Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1976

Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1976

Date: 1976?
Creator: Rosenthal, M. W.
Description: Annual report of the Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research summarizing research an other activities. This report includes the exploration of the toxicological effects of effluents from various forms of energy production with a view to defining hazards and risk assessments for man.
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Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1978

Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1978

Date: 1979?
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory. Division of Biological and Medical Research.
Description: Annual report of the Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research summarizing research an other activities. This report includes studies related to nuclear energy, genetic effects of radiation, heavy metals, evaluation of effluents of fluidized bed combustion and coal gasification, electrical storage systems and energy transmittion, and development of population projection models.
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Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1979

Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research, Annual Report: 1979

Date: 1979?
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory. Division of Biological and Medical Research.
Description: Annual report of the Argonne National Laboratory Division of Biological and Medical Research summarizing research an other activities. This report includes studies related to nuclear energy include responses of beagles to continuous low-level 60Co gamma radiation, and development of indicators of leukemia; comparison of lifetime effects in mice of low-level neutron and 60Co gamma radiation; genetic effects of high LET radiations; and studies of the gastrointestinal absorption of the actinide elements.
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Argonne National Laboratory Patent Portfolio

Argonne National Laboratory Patent Portfolio

Date: 1976
Creator: Huguelet, B. C.
Description: This booklet contains the abstracts of all active U. S. patents on technology items that originated at ANL, the applicability of which is not limited to nuclear reactors. Also listed are the titles of all ANL-originated nuclear-related U. S. patents that are still in force. Selected technology items for which patent applications have been filed and are available for licensing are included in several categories. Categories included in this booklet are as follows: atmospheric and earth sciences; biological and medical sciences; chemistry and chemical engineering; cryogenics and superconductivity; electronics and electrical engineering; energy conversion; measurements and controls; methods and devices; materials and fabrication; physics, accelerators and fusion; and selected nuclear-related technology.
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Argonne Solar Energy Program Annual Report: 1978

Argonne Solar Energy Program Annual Report: 1978

Date: February 1979
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory
Description: Annual report of the Solar Energy Program describing work in solar energy collection, heating and cooling, thermal energy storage, ocean thermal energy conversion, photovoltaics, satellite power systems, bioconversion, central receiver solar thermal power, and wind energy conversion.
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ATLAS: a Proposal for a Precision Heavy Ion Accelerator at Argonne National Laboratory

ATLAS: a Proposal for a Precision Heavy Ion Accelerator at Argonne National Laboratory

Date: February 1978
Creator: Bollinger, L. M.
Description: The objective of the proposed Argonne Tandem-Linac Accelerator System (ATLAS) is to provide precision beams of heavy ions for nuclear physics research in the region of projectile energies comparable to nuclear binding energies (5-25 MeV/A). By using the demonstrated potential of superconducting radiofrequency technology, beams of exceptional quality and flexibility can be obtained. The system is designed to provide beams with tandem-like energy resolution and ease of energy variation, the energy range is comparable to that of approximately 50 MV tandem and, in addition, the beam will be bunched into very short (approximately 50 psec) pulses, permitting fast-timing measurements that can open up major new experimental approaches.
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Atlas of Western Surface-Mined Lands Coal, Uranium, and Phosphate

Atlas of Western Surface-Mined Lands Coal, Uranium, and Phosphate

Date: January 1978
Creator: Evans, A. Kent
Description: Atlas of surface mines in excess of 10 acres in operation prior to 1976 in the 11 western contiguous states plus North Dakota and South Dakota.
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The Atomic Spectrum of Neptunium

The Atomic Spectrum of Neptunium

Date: May 1976
Creator: Fred, Mark; Tompkins, Frank S.; Blaise, Jean E.; Camus, Pierre & Verges, Jean
Description: A description and interpretation of the atomic spectrum of neptunium are given. Wavelengths were measured for 6096 spectrum lines in the range 3793 to 38,812 cm⁻¹ (26,353 to 2575 A), of which 2526 were classified as transitions between 329 odd levels and 130 even levels of neutral neptunium (Np I). The data are presented in five tables.
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Automated Approach to Quantitative Error Analysis in Neutron Transport Calculations

Automated Approach to Quantitative Error Analysis in Neutron Transport Calculations

Date: September 1976
Creator: Bareiss, Erwin H. & Derstine, Keith L.
Description: A method is described how a quantitative measure for the robustness of a given transport theory code for coarse network calculations can be obtained. A code, that performs this task automatically and at only nominal cost, is described and has been implemented for slab geometry. This code generates also user oriented benchmark problems which exhibit the analytic behavior at interfaces.
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Automatic Indexing: A State-of-the-Art Report

Automatic Indexing: A State-of-the-Art Report

Date: February 1970
Creator: Stevens, Mary Elizabeth
Description: Report issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards discussing results of a survey conducted on automatic mechanized indexing and data processing. As stated in the introduction, "it has concentrated on the major developments in and related demonstrations of automatic indexing potentialities. Examples are also given of indexes compiled by machine and of potentially related research efforts in such areas as natural language text searching, statistical association techniques used for search and retrieval, and proposed systems for concept processing" (p. 1). This report includes an illustration.
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Automatic Measurement of Network Parameters: A Survey

Automatic Measurement of Network Parameters: A Survey

Date: June 1976
Creator: Beatty, Robert William
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over a survey conducted on measurement methods of network parameters. As stated in the introduction, "this paper is concerned with the development of automatic methods of measuring basically the magnitudes and phase differences, or the complex ratio of two sinusoidal voltages, and applications of this capability to determining complex reflection coefficients and transmission coefficients and group delay times of electrical networks" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Autoradiographic Technique for Rapid Inventory of Plutonium-Containing Fast Critical Assembly Fuel

Autoradiographic Technique for Rapid Inventory of Plutonium-Containing Fast Critical Assembly Fuel

Date: October 1977
Creator: Brumbach, S. B. & Perry, R. B.
Description: A nondestructive autoradiographic technique is described which can provide a verification of the piece count and the plutonium content of plutonium-containing fuel elements. This technique uses the spontaneously emitted gamma rays from plutonium to form images of fuel elements on photographic film. Autoradiography has the advantage of providing an inventory verification without the opening of containers or the handling of fuel elements. Missing fuel elements, substitution of nonradioactive material, and substitution of elements of different size are detectable. Results are presented for fuel elements in various storage configurations and for fuel elements contained in a fast critical assembly.
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Autoradiography as a Safeguards Inspection Technique for Unirradiated LWR Fuel Assemblies

Autoradiography as a Safeguards Inspection Technique for Unirradiated LWR Fuel Assemblies

Date: May 1978
Creator: Brumbach, S. B. & Perry, R. B.
Description: A nondestructive autoradiographic method is described which can provide a verification that rods in the interior of unirradiated LWR fuel assemblies contain low-enriched uranium. Sufficient absorber must be used to reduce contributions to image density by beta radiation from uranium-238 daughters. When appropriate absorbers are used, the density of the image of a uranium-containing fuel rod is proportional to the uranium-235 enrichment in that rod. Exposure times as short as 1.5 hours can be achieved by using fast film and intensifying screens. Methods are discussed for reducing contributions to the image density of any single rod from radiation produced by all other rods in the assembly. The technique is useful for detecting missing rods, dummy rods, and rods containing depleted uranium. These defects can be detected by visual inspection of the autoradiographs. In its present state of development, the technique is not sensitive enough to reliably detect the difference between the various uranium-235 enrichments encountered in current BWR fuel assemblies. Results are presented for field tests of the technique at BWR and PWR facilities.
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Baseline Energy Consumption Forecasts for Transportation: A Review and Evaluation

Baseline Energy Consumption Forecasts for Transportation: A Review and Evaluation

Date: May 1976
Creator: Koppelman, Frank; O'Sullivan, Pat & Collum, Tom
Description: A baseline projection of energy consumption is needed to estimate the potential energy savings from proposed transport technology and operational improvements. The Reference Energy System projection by Brookhaven National Laboratories and that which Stanford Research Institute produced for Gulf Oil are reviewed here. Attention is focused on the growth rate assumptions of the forecasts and the allowances made for the sensitivity of transport demand and technological efficiency to fuel price changes. The alternative trajectories of energy use are examined for automobile, bus and intercity air and rail passenger travel, and also for freight movement. Little, if any, justification can be found for many of the assumptions used to estimate transport demand and energy intensiveness. The assumptions underlying the Brookhaven National Laboratories projections are more explicit on changes in energy efficiency and energy price and shifts in transport patterns. However, the relationship of automobile travel, the largest component, to energy price is not specified clearly. The Stanford projection is based on seemingly arbitrary assumptions about changes in travel patterns and energy efficiency with no reference to the market process which must bring them about. It is concluded that the Brookhaven projection is a reasonable interim benchmark. Its structure should improve by ...
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Bench Scale Study of the Vacuum Freezing Ejector Absorption Process

Bench Scale Study of the Vacuum Freezing Ejector Absorption Process

Date: November 1971
Creator: Koretchko, J. & Hajela, G.
Description: None
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Benchmark Testing of the Finite-Strain Version of the LIFE-III Fast-Reactor-Element Code

Benchmark Testing of the Finite-Strain Version of the LIFE-III Fast-Reactor-Element Code

Date: November 1976
Creator: Shack, W. J.; Jankus, V. Z. & Billone, Michael C.
Description: A collection of benchmark problems is used to test the finite-strain formulation of the LIFE-III fast-reactor fuel-element code. Analytical solutions for thick-wall cylinders loaded by internal and external pressure, valid for arbitrarily large strains, are presented for a linear viscous material. Similar problems are formulated for a nonlinear material, and numerical solutions are obtained using the Runge-Kutta method for the integration of an ordinary differential equation. These solutions are then compared with the corresponding solutions obtained using the LIFE-III code. With a proper choice of the number of spatial regions and time steps, good agreement is obtained between the two sets of solutions. The results indicate that the structural-analysis portion of the revised LIFE-III is valid for large strains.
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Biaxial Creep Behavior of Ribbed GCFR Cladding at 650 degrees C in Nominally Pure Helium (99. 99%)

Biaxial Creep Behavior of Ribbed GCFR Cladding at 650 degrees C in Nominally Pure Helium (99. 99%)

Date: November 1977
Creator: Yaggee, F. L.; Purohit, A.; Grajek, W. J. & Poeppel, R. B.
Description: Biaxial creep-rupture tests were conducted on 12 prototypic GCFR fuel-cladding specimens at 650 deg C and a nominal hoop stress of 241.3 MPa. All test specimens were fabricated from 20% cold-worked Type 316 stainless steel tubes that were ribbed on the outer surface by mechanical grinding or electro-chemical etching. Test variables included specimen length and the presence or absence of weld-reinforcing end collars.
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Biaxial Creep-Fatigue Behavior of Type 316H Stainless Steel Tube

Biaxial Creep-Fatigue Behavior of Type 316H Stainless Steel Tube

Date: April 1979
Creator: Majumdar, S.
Description: Biaxial creep-fatigue test data for Type 316 stainless steel tubes at 1100*Y are presented. The specimens were subjected to constant internal pressure and fluctuating axial strain with and without hold times in tension as well as compress ion. The results show that internal pressure significantly affects diametral ratchetting and axial stress range. Axial tensile hold is found to he more damaging than axial compressive hold even cinder a biaxial state of stress.
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