American National Standard ANSI/ANS-8.15-1983: Nuclear criticality control of special actinide elements

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The American National Standard, `Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors` ANSI/ANS-8.1- 1983 provides guidance for the nuclides [sup 233]U, [sup 235]U, and [sup 239]Pu These three nuclides are of primary interest in out-of-reactor criticality safety since they are the most commonly encountered in the vast majority of operations. However, some operations can involve nuclides other than `U, `U, and `Pu in sufficient quantities that their effect on criticality safety could be of concern. The American National Standard, `Nuclear Criticality Control of Special Actinide Elements` ANSI/ANS-8.`15-1983 (Ref 2), provides guidance for fifteen such nuclides.

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Brewer, R.W.; Pruvost, N.L. & Rombough, C.T. December 31, 1996.

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The American National Standard, `Nuclear Criticality Safety in Operations with Fissionable Materials Outside Reactors` ANSI/ANS-8.1- 1983 provides guidance for the nuclides [sup 233]U, [sup 235]U, and [sup 239]Pu These three nuclides are of primary interest in out-of-reactor criticality safety since they are the most commonly encountered in the vast majority of operations. However, some operations can involve nuclides other than `U, `U, and `Pu in sufficient quantities that their effect on criticality safety could be of concern. The American National Standard, `Nuclear Criticality Control of Special Actinide Elements` ANSI/ANS-8.`15-1983 (Ref 2), provides guidance for fifteen such nuclides.

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  • Winter meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and the European Nuclear Society (ENS), Washington, DC (United States), 10-14 Nov 1996

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  • Other: DE96014043
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-2291
  • Report No.: CONF-961103--24
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 449140
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc686323

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Brewer, R.W.; Pruvost, N.L. & Rombough, C.T. American National Standard ANSI/ANS-8.15-1983: Nuclear criticality control of special actinide elements, article, December 31, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc686323/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.