University Reactor Sharing Program. Final report, September 30, 1992--September 29, 1994

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Over the past 20 years, the number of nuclear reactors on university campuses in the US declined from more than 70 to less than 40. Contrary to this trend, The University of Texas at Austin constructed a new reactor facility at a cost of $5.8 million. The new reactor facility houses a new TRIGA Mark II reactor which replaces an in-ground TRIGA Mark I reactor located in a 50-year old building. The new reactor facility was constructed to strengthen the instruction and research opportunities in nuclear science and engineering for both undergraduate and graduate students at The University of Texas. ... continued below

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Wehring, B.W. January 1, 1995.

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Over the past 20 years, the number of nuclear reactors on university campuses in the US declined from more than 70 to less than 40. Contrary to this trend, The University of Texas at Austin constructed a new reactor facility at a cost of $5.8 million. The new reactor facility houses a new TRIGA Mark II reactor which replaces an in-ground TRIGA Mark I reactor located in a 50-year old building. The new reactor facility was constructed to strengthen the instruction and research opportunities in nuclear science and engineering for both undergraduate and graduate students at The University of Texas. On January 17, 1992, The University of Texas at Austin received a license for operation of the new reactor. Initial criticality was achieved on March 12, 1992, and full power operation, on March 25, 1992. The UT-TRIGA research reactor provides hands-on education, multidisciplinary research and unique service activities for academic, medical, industrial, and government groups. Support by the University Reactor Sharing Programs increases the availability of The University of Texas reactor facility for use by other educational institutions which do not have nuclear reactors.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95006424

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  • Other: DE95006424
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/75811--T1
  • Grant Number: FG03-92ER75811
  • DOI: 10.2172/29400 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 29400
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc688846

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Wehring, B.W. University Reactor Sharing Program. Final report, September 30, 1992--September 29, 1994, report, January 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc688846/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.