Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment: Reference Design Report

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Report concerning preliminary designs of the Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment (LMFRE) facility. This includes descriptions of the reactor, degasser, and steam system, materials to be used, plant arrangement, building siting, and safety considerations.

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265 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Babcock & Wilcox Company August 1957.

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Report concerning preliminary designs of the Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment (LMFRE) facility. This includes descriptions of the reactor, degasser, and steam system, materials to be used, plant arrangement, building siting, and safety considerations.

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265 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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"Note: The section on chemical processing systems was prepared jointly by the Babcock & Wilcox Company and Union Carbide Nuclear Company."

"B&W Contract No. AEJ-46"

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Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment (Phase 1C): Supplement to LMFRE Reference Design Report (Report)

Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment (Phase 1C): Supplement to LMFRE Reference Design Report

This supplement describes a number of modifications to the Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment (LMFRE), including (1) engineering design changes to achieve economies in the original reference design, and (2) a revised cost estimate that reapportions the various construction, research and development, and operating costs in accordance with procedures established by the Atomic Energy Commission.

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Babcock & Wilcox Company. Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment: Reference Design Report, report, August 1957; Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc100992/: accessed April 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.