Comparison testing of a mound calorimeter and a Savannah River Site calorimeter

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This paper describes the paired comparison testing of a Savannah River Site (SRS) calorimeter and a Mound calorimeter. Prior to this test, no offsite testing had been performed on an SRS calorimeter. The testing was performed at the Plutonium Facility of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The SRS calorimeter was designed, fabricated and delivered to LANL. The Mound calorimeter chosen for comparison was similar in well dimensions and located in the same room as the SRS calorimeter. There were three series of tests performed. First, twenty radiometric standard measurements were completed using two different standards. The second series of tests ... continued below

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ReFalo, L.A. & Foster, L.A. November 1, 1995.

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  • ReFalo, L.A. Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)
  • Foster, L.A. Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

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This paper describes the paired comparison testing of a Savannah River Site (SRS) calorimeter and a Mound calorimeter. Prior to this test, no offsite testing had been performed on an SRS calorimeter. The testing was performed at the Plutonium Facility of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The SRS calorimeter was designed, fabricated and delivered to LANL. The Mound calorimeter chosen for comparison was similar in well dimensions and located in the same room as the SRS calorimeter. There were three series of tests performed. First, twenty radiometric standard measurements were completed using two different standards. The second series of tests were dedicated to heat distribution measurements and the third series focused on measuring typical process samples.

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  • 36. annual meeting of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management, Palm Desert, CA (United States), 9-12 Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE96001848
  • Report No.: WSRC-TR--95-0286
  • Report No.: CONF-950787--88
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 120879
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc623620

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ReFalo, L.A. & Foster, L.A. Comparison testing of a mound calorimeter and a Savannah River Site calorimeter, article, November 1, 1995; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc623620/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.