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 Year: 1976
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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 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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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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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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Bibliography for Transportation Energy Conservation

Bibliography for Transportation Energy Conservation

Date: May 1976
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Transportation Center. Library.
Description: A listing is given of 578 reports, books, articles, and conference papers on transportation and energy. Coverage is primarily on U. S. developments and research from 1970 to 1975. Following a section of citations of general works on energy, the bibliography contains two main parts: ''Energy for Transportation'' and ''Transportation of Energy.'' Within each of these topics the arrangement is multimodal (at the urban, regional, national, or international level), then by mode. Selected information sources are listed in the last part. Within each section, entries are arranged alphabetically by author or, lacking an author, by title. References were drawn from the Transportation Center Library collection and other libraries in the Northwestern University system. An earlier bibliography, Transportation and Energy, compiled by the Transportation Center Library in March 1974, forms the basis for the arrangement and provides coverage from 1970 to 1973.
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Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System

Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System

Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards providing an overview of the English system of measurement used in the United States and of the metric system. The internal pages of the pamphlet contain a chart labeled "The Modernized Metric System" which includes tables of common conversions and a chart of the seven base units: meter/length, kilogram/mass, second/time, ampere/electric current, kelvin/temperature, mole/amount of substance, and candela/luminous intensity, as well as two supplementary units: radian/plane angle and steradian/solid angle. There is also a graphic representation of yards versus meters in ruler form at the bottom.
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Calculated Burnups and Fluences for Experimental Fuel Elements Irradiated in EBR-II Runs 5-55B

Calculated Burnups and Fluences for Experimental Fuel Elements Irradiated in EBR-II Runs 5-55B

Date: October 1976
Creator: Kucera, D. A. & Meneghetti, D.
Description: A procedure is described for calculation of burnups and fluences at any point in a subassembly in EBR-II runs 5-55B. The calculations are performed by the BRN program package and require data generated for any element in the highly inhomogeneous fueled experimental subassemblies is the most important application of the pointwise capability. Tables allow calculation of burnup and fluences for any element in such a subassembly.
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Capsizing/Swamping Accident Investigations for 1975 Season

Capsizing/Swamping Accident Investigations for 1975 Season

Date: September 1976
Creator: Sautkulis, C.; Smith, Betty & Bowman, J.
Description: Abstract: This report summarizes the criteria for selection of those to be investigated, the investigation procedures, and the accident data obtained for the 33 in-depth investigations.
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Ceramic Coatings for Components Exposed to Coal-Gas Environments : a Review

Ceramic Coatings for Components Exposed to Coal-Gas Environments : a Review

Date: December 1976
Creator: Swaroop, Robert
Description: The corrosive and erosive environments at high temperatures and pressures in coal gasifiers impose severe requirements on the alloys of fabrication. A concise review of the application of ceramic coatings to resist coal-gas environments has been conducted. The purpose of this review is to explore suitable ceramic or cermet materials that may resist or retard the degradation of metal components and to summarize the state of the art of various methods of producing such coatings.
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The Changeable Interaction between Soils and Pressure Cells: Tests and Reviews at the Waterways Experiment Station

The Changeable Interaction between Soils and Pressure Cells: Tests and Reviews at the Waterways Experiment Station

Date: June 1976
Creator: Hvorslev, Mikael Juul
Description: Partial abstract: "The principal subjects of the report are the often neglected changes in the interaction of soil and pressure cells with consequent changes in relative errors in cell registrations. The report contains (a) a brief account of the development and use of soil pressure cells; (b) a review of proposed theories for soil-cell interaction; (c) a delayed account of tests with Waterways Experiment Station pressure cells placed in a large triaxial device; and (d) tentative conclusions plus suggestions for calibration, installation, and measuring procedures."
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Chemical Engineering Division Environmental Chemistry Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Chemical Engineering Division Environmental Chemistry Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Date: 1976?
Creator: Cunningham, P. T.; Kumar, R.; Holt, B. D.; Hubble, B. R.; Johnson, S. A.; Nielsen, E. et al.
Description: The chemistry of airborne particulate matter is being investigated by means of laboratory and field studies. Experiments were conducted using the flow reactor to identify the reaction conditions under which detectable amounts of sulfate particles could be formed under gaseous sulfur dioxide. A procedure was developed for the analysis of acidic and neutral ammonium sulfate in filter-collected samples of atmospheric particulate matter.
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Chemical Engineering Division Fast-Neutron Dosimetry, Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Chemical Engineering Division Fast-Neutron Dosimetry, Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Date: 1976?
Creator: Heinrich, R. R.; Greenwood, L. R.; Kennerley, R. J.; Chellew, N. R.; Popek, R. J.; Malewicki, Russell et al.
Description: One of the objectives of the Dosimetry and Damage Analysis Center is to provide standardized dosimetry technology for materials-study programs within the ERDA Division of Magnetic Fusion Energy. Current efforts have included characterization of neutron environments in terms of fluence and spectral distribution for materials experiments conducted at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory's (LLL) Rotating Target Neutron Source and at the LLL-Davis Cyclograaff. Environment characterization efforts at Brookhaven National Laboratory's High Flux Beam Reactor and those pertaining to an enriched-uranium converter for the ANL CP-5 reactor are also described. The capability of calculating material radiation damage parameters associated with these neutron environments is demonstrated. Average fission yields determined from two fast-neutron irradiations and one thermal-neutron irradiation are compiled for laboratories participating in the inter-laboratory Reaction Rate program. These results are in excellent agreement with literature values. Progress on the development of boron-10 and lithium-6-loaded liquid scintillation detectors for detecting very low intensity neutrons is presented. Material purification tests and performance tests of scintillation mixtures are described.
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Chemical Engineering Division Fuels and Materials Chemistry Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Chemical Engineering Division Fuels and Materials Chemistry Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Date: 1976?
Creator: Johnson, C. E.; Blackburn, P. E.; Carroll, K.; Fee, D. C.; Fischer, A. K.; Johnson, I. et al.
Description: Annual report of the Argonne National Laboratory Chemical Engineering Division regarding activities related to properties and handling of radioactive materials, operation of nuclear reactors, and other relevant research.
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Chemical Engineering Division Physical Inorganic Chemistry Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Chemical Engineering Division Physical Inorganic Chemistry Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Date: 1976?
Creator: Blander, M.; Curtiss, L. A.; Hsu, C. C.; Kucera, G. H.; Marr, J. J.; Papatheodorou, G. N. et al.
Description: Various aspects of physical inorganic chemistry were investigated and are summarized in this report.
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Chemical Engineering Division Reactor Safety and Physical Properties Studies Annual Report, July 1975-June 1976

Chemical Engineering Division Reactor Safety and Physical Properties Studies Annual Report, July 1975-June 1976

Date: 1976?
Creator: Leibowitz, L.; Blomquist, R. A.; Fink, J. K.; Finn, P. A.; Fischer, D. F.; Green, D. W. et al.
Description: A report of the work on Reactor Safety and Physical Property Studies performed in the Chemical Engineering Division at Argonne National Laboratory is given for the period July 1975-June 1976.
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Chemical Engineering Division Thermochemical Studies Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Chemical Engineering Division Thermochemical Studies Annual Report: July 1975-June 1976

Date: 1976?
Creator: O'Hare, P. A. G.; Johnson, G. K.; Ader, M.; Hubbard, W. N.; Fredrickson, D.; Cafasso, F. A. et al.
Description: Standard enthalpies of formation at 298.15 K are reported for MgUO4, CaUO4, BaUO4, VF3, and PrF3 based on solution and fluorine bomb calorimetric measurements. High-temperature enthalpy increments have been determined for MgUO4 by drop calorimetry. Preliminary work on gamma -UO3 and beta-LiAl is described.
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Coal Liquefaction Support Studies

Coal Liquefaction Support Studies

Date: 1976?
Creator: Fischer, J.; Bump, T. R.; Mulcahey, T. P.; Jonke, A. A.; Lo, R.; Nandi, S. et al.
Description: A development program is being carried out to obtain information applicable to the SYNTHOIL process for converting coal to liquid fuel of low sulfur content. This report presents information on (1) the design of a calorimeter to measure heat of reaction of hydrogen with coal slurries, (2) the design of apparatus and calculations for measuring coefficients of heat transfer from SYNTHOIL process feed and effluent products to process vessel walls, (3) tests on the use of additives to facilitate the removal of solids from oil produced in coal liquefaction processes, and (4) the design and construction of a test unit for evaluating new catalysts for coal liquefaction processes.
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Coal Liquefaction Support Studies

Coal Liquefaction Support Studies

Date: 1976?
Creator: Fischer, J.; Bump, T. R.; Mulcahey, T. P.; Jonke, A. A.; Lo, R.; Nandi, S. et al.
Description: A development program is being carried out to obtain information applicable to the SYNTHOIL process for converting coal to liquid fuel of low sulfur content. This report presents information on (1) the design of a calorimeter to measure heat of reaction of hydrogen with coal slurries, (2) the design of apparatus and calculations for measuring coefficients of heat transfer from SYNTHOIL process feed and effluent products to process vessel walls, (3) tests on the use of additives to facilitate the removal of solids from oil produced in coal liquefaction processes, and (4) the design and construction of a test unit for evaluating new catalysts for coal liquefaction processes.
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Coal Project: Background Information (Planning and Management)

Coal Project: Background Information (Planning and Management)

Date: July 14, 1976
Creator: Coal Project (U.S.)
Description: From foreword: "This report presents summary information on coal development in the United States, and material on the potential interactions of that development with fish and wildlife resources."
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Coal Project: Five Year Framework (FY 1976 Through FY 1980)

Coal Project: Five Year Framework (FY 1976 Through FY 1980)

Date: July 14, 1976
Creator: Coal Project (U.S.)
Description: This document presents the total scope of the framework for the U.S. Coal Project during fiscal years 1976 through 1980. The project was initiated to provide information for appropriate involvement of the Fish and Wildlife Service in U.S. coal development actions.
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Coal Supply and Air Quality Limitations on Fossil-Fueled Energy Centers

Coal Supply and Air Quality Limitations on Fossil-Fueled Energy Centers

Date: 1976
Creator: Smith, Albert E.; Wolsko, Thomas D. & Cirillo, Richard R.
Description: The coterminous United States is screened on a county-by-county basis to identify areas most likely to provide sites for fossil energy centers (FECs) utilizing local coals and having capacities between 5,000 and 20,000 MWe. Areas eliminated as potential sites include national public lands excluded by legislation, urbanized areas, Air Quality Maintenance Areas for particulates and SO2, and counties where air quality data indicate violations of particulate or SO2 ambient standards. The remaining counties are further screened for suitable coal reserves. The quality of coal required for an FEC to meet emissions and ambient standards is determined for sulfur content and heating value. Based on Bureau of Mines coal reserve data, counties in areas with not enough quality reserves to support an FEC are eliminated. Areas most likely to provide sites for FECs of 5,000, 10,000, and 20,000 MWe, in two different spatial configurations, each with and without flue gas desulfurization are determined and mapped. The possible impacts of regulations for the prevention of significant deterioration are illustrated.
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Comparison of the AMDAHL 470V/6 and the IBM 370/195 Using Benchmarks

Comparison of the AMDAHL 470V/6 and the IBM 370/195 Using Benchmarks

Date: March 1976
Creator: Snider, D. R.; Midlock, J. L.; Hinds, A. R. & Engert, D. E.
Description: Six groups of jobs were run on the IBM 370/195 at the Applied Mathematics Division (AMD) of Argonne National Laboratory using the current production versions of OS/MVT 21.7 and ASP 3.1. The same jobs were then run on an AMDAHL 470V/6 at the AMDAHL manufacturing facilities in Sunnyvale, California, using the identical operating systems. Performances of the two machines are compared. Differences in the configurations were minimized. The memory size on each machine was the same, all software which had an impact on run times was the same, and the I/O configurations were as similar as possible. This allowed the comparison to be based on the relative performance of the two CPU's. As part of the studies preliminary to the acquisition of the IBM 195 in 1972, two of the groups of jobs had been run on a CDC 7600 by CDC personnel in Arden Hills, Minnesota, on an IBM 360/195 by IBM personnel in Poughkeepsie, New York, and on the AMD 360/50/75 production system in June, 1971.
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Computer-Code Formulation for Three-Dimensional HEXCAN Response Coupled with Internal Hydrodynamics

Computer-Code Formulation for Three-Dimensional HEXCAN Response Coupled with Internal Hydrodynamics

Date: March 1976
Creator: Marchertas, A. H. & Julke, R. T.
Description: A procedure is described for the dynamic analysis of a fast-reactor hexagonal subassembly. The internals of the fuel subassembly are treated by an axisymmetric hydrodynamic code REXCO-HT which, among other properties, possesses a model of an MFCI pressure source. The housing of the fuel subassembly is handled by the SADCAT code, which is based on a triangular finite element in three-dimensional space. The code is used to illustrate the discrepancies involved if the hexcan is modeled by a cylinder of the same thickness. A study is also made of the reduction of cylinder thickness such that the same final cylindrical deformation can be predicted. A discussion in arriving at such an equivalence is offered.
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