"25" Critically Consultation with J. W. Morfitt : April 3, 1950

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Summary: "Criticality was considered impossible in any contingency encountered in practice under either of the following conditions which include no safety factor: (a) In any isolated cylinder not more than 5 in. in disruptor, if the total amount of U235 present does not exceed 7.5 Eg. (b) In an isolated vessel of any shape and size, if the total amount of U235 present does not exceed 880 g. An "isolated" vessel is one which does not "see" more than 0.1 [...] other vessels containing fissionable material."

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Merrill, E. T. & Sege., G. April 3, 1950.

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  • Main Title: "25" Critically Consultation with J. W. Morfitt : April 3, 1950
  • Series Title: HW (Series)
  • Added Title: Hanford Works (Richland, Washington) Report 17519
  • Series Title: Hanford Works Reports
  • Added Title: Hanford Works Report HW-17519

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Summary: "Criticality was considered impossible in any contingency encountered in practice under either of the following conditions which include no safety factor: (a) In any isolated cylinder not more than 5 in. in disruptor, if the total amount of U235 present does not exceed 7.5 Eg. (b) In an isolated vessel of any shape and size, if the total amount of U235 present does not exceed 880 g. An "isolated" vessel is one which does not "see" more than 0.1 [...] other vessels containing fissionable material."

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Merrill, E. T. & Sege., G. "25" Critically Consultation with J. W. Morfitt : April 3, 1950, report, April 3, 1950; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc502860/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.