Program for the Development of Plutonium Recycle for Use in Light Water Moderated Reactors Quarterly Progress Report: April 1 - June 30, 1963

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A research program is being conducted to obtain experimental data in the irradiation of plutonium-enriched fuel to confirm a theoretical model for predicting isotopic composition and reactivity changes in plutonium-enriched, light-water-moderated reactors. All program efforts have been temporarily deferred except for those associated with the irradiation of the program fuel element in the VBWR. The program fuel element was exposed to a burnup of 831 MWD/T during the quarter which brings the total to 3165 MWD/T. Applying the same scale factor between logged exposure and Ce-Cs analysis of the first fuel sample gives a corrected exposure of 3774 MWD/T.

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vi, 23 pages ; illustrations.

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Robkin, M. A. July 15, 1963.

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  • Main Title: Program for the Development of Plutonium Recycle for Use in Light Water Moderated Reactors Quarterly Progress Report: April 1 - June 30, 1963
  • Uniform Title: Program for the Development of Plutonium Recycle for Use in Light Water Moderated Reactors...Quarterly Progress Report
  • Added Title: Program for the Development of Plutonium Recycle for Use in Light Water Moderated Reactors Ninth Quarterly Report: April 1 - June 30, 1963
  • Series Title: Atomic Energy Commission Reports
  • Series Title: GEAP (Series)
  • Series Title: General Electric Company Atomic Power Reports
  • Added Title: General Electric Atomic Power Equipment Department Report GEAP-4303

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A research program is being conducted to obtain experimental data in the irradiation of plutonium-enriched fuel to confirm a theoretical model for predicting isotopic composition and reactivity changes in plutonium-enriched, light-water-moderated reactors. All program efforts have been temporarily deferred except for those associated with the irradiation of the program fuel element in the VBWR. The program fuel element was exposed to a burnup of 831 MWD/T during the quarter which brings the total to 3165 MWD/T. Applying the same scale factor between logged exposure and Ce-Cs analysis of the first fuel sample gives a corrected exposure of 3774 MWD/T.

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vi, 23 pages ; illustrations.

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Prepared under U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Contract AT(04-3)-189 Project Agreement 21 for the Joint U.S.-EURATOM Research and Development Program.

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  • Report No.: GEAP-4303
  • Grant Number: AT(04-3)-189 PA 21
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.At 7:22/GEAP-4303
  • Accession or Local Control No: metadc1201365
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1201365

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Robkin, M. A. Program for the Development of Plutonium Recycle for Use in Light Water Moderated Reactors Quarterly Progress Report: April 1 - June 30, 1963, report, July 15, 1963; San Jose, California.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1201365/: accessed February 25, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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