Training of Consumers Public Power District Personnel for the Operation of the Hallam Nuclear Power Facility

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Training of Consumers Public Power District (CPPD) operating personnel for the Hallam Nuclear Power Facility (HNPF) was carried out under two formalized training programs. Both programs were organized and directed by Atomics International (AI). The first program was conducted in 1960 while he HNPF was under construction. The second program was begun in September 1961, prior to the initial HNPF dry critical loading experiment, and was completed in February 1963. The conventional portion of Sheldon Station has been a commercial power plant since July 1, 1961. Sheldon Station CPPD personnel were utilized extensively as instructors for the two formalized HNPF … continued below

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Loomis, J. S. October 1963.

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Training of Consumers Public Power District (CPPD) operating personnel for the Hallam Nuclear Power Facility (HNPF) was carried out under two formalized training programs. Both programs were organized and directed by Atomics International (AI). The first program was conducted in 1960 while he HNPF was under construction. The second program was begun in September 1961, prior to the initial HNPF dry critical loading experiment, and was completed in February 1963. The conventional portion of Sheldon Station has been a commercial power plant since July 1, 1961. Sheldon Station CPPD personnel were utilized extensively as instructors for the two formalized HNPF training programs and as responsible engineers for numerous test of the HNPF. CPPD shift personnel constituted the principal operating force throughout HNPF construction, reactor startup, and testing.

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Work done by Atomics International, a Division of North American Aviation, In., Conoga Park, California, under AEC Contract AT(11-1)-GEN-8.

Presented at Conference on Problems of Operating Research and Power Reactors, American Nuclear Society, Reactor Operations Division, Ottawa, Canada, October 21-23, 1963.

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  • Report No.: CONF-243-37
  • Grant Number: AT(11-1)-GEN-8
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.At 7:22/CONF-243-37
  • Accession or Local Control No: metadc1201767
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1201767

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Loomis, J. S. Training of Consumers Public Power District Personnel for the Operation of the Hallam Nuclear Power Facility, report, October 1963; Oak Ridge, Tennessee.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1201767/: accessed February 6, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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