American National Standard ANSI/ANS-8.12-1987: Criticality Control of Plutonium-Uranium Mixtures

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American National Standard ANSI/ANS-8.12-1987 (Ref. 1) was approved for use on September 11, 1987, The history of the development of the standard is discussed in Ref. 2. The first version of this standard, which included subcritical limits only on homogeneous plutonium-uranium fuel mixtures, was approved July 17, 1978. The current version was revised to add limits on heterogeneous systems (Ref., 3). This paper provides additional information on the limits presented in the standard.

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Shaeffer, M.K. & Keeton, S.C. June 13, 2000.

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American National Standard ANSI/ANS-8.12-1987 (Ref. 1) was approved for use on September 11, 1987, The history of the development of the standard is discussed in Ref. 2. The first version of this standard, which included subcritical limits only on homogeneous plutonium-uranium fuel mixtures, was approved July 17, 1978. The current version was revised to add limits on heterogeneous systems (Ref., 3). This paper provides additional information on the limits presented in the standard.

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  • American National Standard 2000 Winter Meeting, Washington, DC (US), 11/12/2000--11/16/2000

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Shaeffer, M.K. & Keeton, S.C. American National Standard ANSI/ANS-8.12-1987: Criticality Control of Plutonium-Uranium Mixtures, article, June 13, 2000; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc736198/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.