Criticality safety basics, a study guide

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This document is a self-study and classroom guide, for criticality safety of activities with fissile materials outside nuclear reactors. This guide provides a basic overview of criticality safety and criticality accident prevention methods divided into three parts: theory, application, and history. Except for topic emphasis, theory and history information is general, while application information is specific to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Information presented here should be useful to personnel who must know criticality safety basics to perform their assignments safely or to design critically safe equipment or operations. However, the guide's primary target audience is fissile ... continued below

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Medium: P; Size: 121 pages

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Putman, V. L. September 1, 1999.

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This document is a self-study and classroom guide, for criticality safety of activities with fissile materials outside nuclear reactors. This guide provides a basic overview of criticality safety and criticality accident prevention methods divided into three parts: theory, application, and history. Except for topic emphasis, theory and history information is general, while application information is specific to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Information presented here should be useful to personnel who must know criticality safety basics to perform their assignments safely or to design critically safe equipment or operations. However, the guide's primary target audience is fissile material handler candidates.

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Medium: P; Size: 121 pages

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INIS; OSTI as DE00751136

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  • Report No.: INEEL/EXT-98-00895,Rev.1
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/751136 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 751136
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710961

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Putman, V. L. Criticality safety basics, a study guide, report, September 1, 1999; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710961/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.