STORED ENERGY: GROWTH AND ANNEALING STATUS OF GRAPHITE MODERATOR IN THE BNL RESEARCH REACTOR. Final Report

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The present sthtus, past annealing procedures and experiences, future annealing procedures, annealing sehedule, revised annealing procedure (1958), procedure for combating a graphite fire in fuel channel, high-temperature stored energy, and graphite burning experiments are reportcd for the BNL Research Reactor. The following subjccts are discussed in the appendixes: control of radiation damage in a graphitc reactor; annealing of graphite moderator structure in the BNL; annealing operation in BNL graphite reactor; effect of pile radiation on mechanical and other properties of graphite; neutron sensing instrumentation; instrumentation for sensing fuel failures; thermocouple pattern for enriched fuel loading; environmental hazard from a molten ... continued below

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The present sthtus, past annealing procedures and experiences, future annealing procedures, annealing sehedule, revised annealing procedure (1958), procedure for combating a graphite fire in fuel channel, high-temperature stored energy, and graphite burning experiments are reportcd for the BNL Research Reactor. The following subjccts are discussed in the appendixes: control of radiation damage in a graphitc reactor; annealing of graphite moderator structure in the BNL; annealing operation in BNL graphite reactor; effect of pile radiation on mechanical and other properties of graphite; neutron sensing instrumentation; instrumentation for sensing fuel failures; thermocouple pattern for enriched fuel loading; environmental hazard from a molten fuel element; retention of volatile flssion products on filters; retention of volatile fission products on water tube coolers; retention of volatile fission products in molten fuel plates; and release of the lowtemperature stored energy in the BEPO Pile. (W.L.H.)

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  • Other Information: Contains reports BNL-275(Del.) and BNL-255. Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59

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  • Report No.: BNL-4124
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  • DOI: 10.2172/4277594 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1022817

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STORED ENERGY: GROWTH AND ANNEALING STATUS OF GRAPHITE MODERATOR IN THE BNL RESEARCH REACTOR. Final Report, report, October 31, 1959; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1022817/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.