HEAVY WATER MODERATED POWER REACTORS. Progress Report for October 1959

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Continued progress is reported on the design and construction of the Heavy Water Components Test Reactor; 78% of the firm design and 17% of the construction were complete at the end of October 1959. Approximateiy 15% of the firm design for the isolated coolant loops of the HWCTR was also complete. The results of further fabrication tests and irradiation tests of fuel tubes of natural uranium metal are reported. One of the metal tubes failed under irradiation, while other irradiations of metal fuels progressed satisfactorily. (auth)

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Hood, R.R. & Isakoff, L. comps. November 1, 1959.

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Continued progress is reported on the design and construction of the Heavy Water Components Test Reactor; 78% of the firm design and 17% of the construction were complete at the end of October 1959. Approximateiy 15% of the firm design for the isolated coolant loops of the HWCTR was also complete. The results of further fabrication tests and irradiation tests of fuel tubes of natural uranium metal are reported. One of the metal tubes failed under irradiation, while other irradiations of metal fuels progressed satisfactorily. (auth)

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  • Report No.: DP-435
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  • DOI: 10.2172/4176637 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc866837

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Hood, R.R. & Isakoff, L. comps. HEAVY WATER MODERATED POWER REACTORS. Progress Report for October 1959, report, November 1, 1959; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc866837/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.