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 Decade: 1950-1959
Casting and Fabrication of Core Material For Argonne Low Power Reactor Fuel Elements

Casting and Fabrication of Core Material For Argonne Low Power Reactor Fuel Elements

Date: December 1959
Creator: Salley, R. L. & Burt, W. R., Jr.
Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory over studies conducted on the Argonne Low Power Reactor. As stated in the abstract, "this report describes the manufacture of 1150 fuel core blanks, of which 816 were used in the fabrication of fuel elements. Development, casting, hot and cold rolling, cleaning, and punching of core blanks are discussed, as are nondestructive testing and evaluation of the manufacturing processes" (p. 7). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Hazard Summary Report on the Experimental Boiling Water Reactor (EBWR)

Hazard Summary Report on the Experimental Boiling Water Reactor (EBWR)

Date: 1958
Creator: West, J. M.; Dietrich, J. R.; Jameson, A. S.; Anderson, G. A.; Harrer, J. M. & Brush, H. F.
Description: Report discussing possible hazards and preliminary safeguards for a 20-megawatt Experimental Boiling Water Reactor (EBWR) power plant
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Hazards Summary Report on the Oxide Critical Experiments

Hazards Summary Report on the Oxide Critical Experiments

Date: April 1957
Creator: Redman, W. C.; Thie, J. A. & Dates, L. R.
Description: Report describing a zero-power reactor facility (ZPR-VII), its systems, and associated hazards.
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The Fabrication of Certain Jacketed Uranium Helices

The Fabrication of Certain Jacketed Uranium Helices

Date: May 1957
Creator: Yaggee, F. L.
Description: Report describing the fabrication of Doppler Helices, which were 1/8 inch diameter x 12 foot long uranium core completely enclosed within a thin metal jacket and wound into a spring or helix shape.
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A General Method for Comparing Thermal Performance of Fuel Element Geometries and Coolants for Non-Boiling Reactors

A General Method for Comparing Thermal Performance of Fuel Element Geometries and Coolants for Non-Boiling Reactors

Date: January 1957
Creator: Freund, G. A. & London, A. L.
Description: Report containing a method "for comparing the influence of various fuel element geometries on rector core shape or different specifications of thermal performance"(p. 7).
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Design and Performance Characteristics of Magnetic Jack-Type Control Rod Drive

Design and Performance Characteristics of Magnetic Jack-Type Control Rod Drive

Date: December 1957
Creator: Young, Joseph N.
Description: Report concerning the design of the magnetic jack, which is a "hermetically sealed, step-motion linear motor which satisfies the need for a reliable, low-cost, nuclear reactor control rod drive." (p. 5)
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Hazards Evaluation Report Associated With the Operation of EBWR at 100 MW

Hazards Evaluation Report Associated With the Operation of EBWR at 100 MW

Date: December 1959
Creator: Wimunc, E. A. & Harrer, J. M.
Description: None
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Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, October 1, 1959

Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, October 1, 1959

Date: October 1, 1959
Creator: Hardy, Edward P., Jr. & Klein, Stanley
Description: None
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Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, November 19, 1958

Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, November 19, 1958

Date: November 19, 1958
Creator: Hardy, Edward P., Jr. & Klein, Stanley
Description: None
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Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, May 29, 1959

Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, May 29, 1959

Date: May 29, 1959
Creator: Hardy, Edward P., Jr. & Klein, Stanley
Description: None
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Semi-Empirical Method of Calculating the Energy-Absorption Build-up Factor with an Application to a Uniformly Contaminated Space Having Spherical Boundaries

Semi-Empirical Method of Calculating the Energy-Absorption Build-up Factor with an Application to a Uniformly Contaminated Space Having Spherical Boundaries

Date: October 14, 1957
Creator: O'Brien, Keran; Lowder, Wayne M. & Solon, Leonard R.
Description: None
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Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, February 24, 1959

Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, February 24, 1959

Date: February 24, 1959
Creator: Hardy, Edward P., Jr. & Klein, Stanley
Description: None
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Advanced Designs of Magnetic Jack-Type Control Rod Drive

Advanced Designs of Magnetic Jack-Type Control Rod Drive

Date: November 1959
Creator: Young, Joseph N.
Description: Report containing information regarding magnetic jacks, which are devices used "for positioning the control rods in a nuclear reactor, especially in a reactor containing water under pressure" (page 9). Contains a description of the device, its use, test results, and illustrations.
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Experimental Evaluation of the Radiation Protection Afforded By Residential Structures Against Distributed Sources

Experimental Evaluation of the Radiation Protection Afforded By Residential Structures Against Distributed Sources

Date: September 1958
Creator: Auxier, J. A. (John A.), 1925-; Buchanan, J. O.; Eisenhauer, C. & Menker, H. E.
Description: Report regarding experiments made to determine the fallout-radiation protection offered by five typical residential structures located at the Nevada Test Site.
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Beta and Gamma Dose Rates From Terrestrially Distributed Sources

Beta and Gamma Dose Rates From Terrestrially Distributed Sources

Date: October 28, 1957
Creator: O'Brien, Keran; Lowder, Wayne M. & Solon, Leonard R.
Description: Report that examines the dose rate of radiation in the air and in a test subject due to radioactive materials (uranium, thorium, and potassium) that are present in the ground. The test subject in these experiments is a water cylinder that is meant to receive radiation in a manner similar to a person.
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Environmental Contamination from Weapon Tests

Environmental Contamination from Weapon Tests

Date: October 1958
Creator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Health and Safety Laboratory.
Description: Report issued by the Atomic Energy Commission over environmental effects from the fallout of nuclear weapons tests. The long-term effects of nuclear fallout on the environment, and human life are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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External Environmental Radiation Measurements in the United States

External Environmental Radiation Measurements in the United States

Date: March 11, 1958
Creator: Solon, Leonard R.; Lowder, Wayne M.; Zila, Albert; LeVine, H. D.; Blatz, Hanson & Eisenbud, Merril
Description: Report regarding ion chamber measurements made of the external environmental radiation in various location in the United States during the summer of 1957.
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Further Investigations of Natural Environmental Radiation

Further Investigations of Natural Environmental Radiation

Date: November 3, 1959
Creator: Solon, Leonard R.; Lowder, Wayne M.; Shambon, Arthur & Blatz, Hanson
Description: Report documenting the investigation of cosmic and terrestrial background radiation. "Remeasurements in many locations furnished estimates of dosimetric increase in terrestrial levels due to fallout. Radiation measurement sin residential dwellings in he New York metropolitan areas are described" (p. 1).
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Frequency Response Measurements of the EBWR Automatic Steam by-Pass Valve Control System

Frequency Response Measurements of the EBWR Automatic Steam by-Pass Valve Control System

Date: June 1957
Creator: DeShong, J. A., Jr. & Beckjord, E. S.
Description: Report describing the steam by-pass system of the Economic Simplified Boiling Water (EBWR) Reactor. The control system and errors are described.
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Five-year climatological summary, July 1949-June 1954, Argonne National Laboratory, DuPage County, Illinois

Five-year climatological summary, July 1949-June 1954, Argonne National Laboratory, DuPage County, Illinois

Date: 1954
Creator: Moses, Harry, 1916-2004 & Willett, Jack H.
Description: Report documenting various meteorological measurements for the purpose of understanding the possible dispersion of radioactive material.
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Hazard Summary Report on the Argonne Low Power Reactor (ALPR)

Hazard Summary Report on the Argonne Low Power Reactor (ALPR)

Date: November 1958
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory. Reactor Engineering Division.
Description: Report regarding a nuclear reactor designed to operate in arctic conditions. This report includes a design of such a reactor and potential hazards.
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Manufacture of Fuel Plates for the Experimental Boiling Water Reactor

Manufacture of Fuel Plates for the Experimental Boiling Water Reactor

Date: June 1957
Creator: Macherey, R. E.; Bean, C. H.; Carson, N. J., Jr. & Lindgren, J. R.
Description: From Abstract: "Discussed in the paper are the production of the uranium fuel alloy, the fabrication of the cladding components from Zircaloy-2 ingot, the assembly, welding, evacuation, and sealing of the cladding billets, the jacketing of the cladding billets with steel, and the roll bonding, heat treatment, stripping, and cleaning of the fuel plates. Evaluation of the fuel plates produced is also included."
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Preservation of Documents by Lamination

Preservation of Documents by Lamination

Date: October 30, 1959
Creator: Wilson, William K. & Forshee, B. W.
Description: From Abstract: "Composition and performance specifications for a cellulose acetate laminating film suitable for a cellulose acetate laminating film suitable for archival use are presented. The properties of polyethylene and polyethylene terephthalate films of interest in connection with their possible use for the protection of documents are discussed."
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Resistance of Materials to Attack by Liquid Metals

Resistance of Materials to Attack by Liquid Metals

Date: July 1950
Creator: Kelman, LeRoy R.; Wilkinson, Walter D. & Yaggee, Frank L.
Description: From Forward: "As their contribution, the Metallurgy Division of Argonne National Laboratory was asked to assemble all available unclassified and declassifiable data on the resistance of materials to attack by liquid metals. The resulting collation of data is contained in this report."
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