NUCLEAR MERCHANT SHIP REACTOR PROJECT. EXTENDED ZERO POWER TESTS NS SAVANNAH CORE I. Final Report

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Experiments were performed on the NS Savannah Service Core I to supply irformation on future shipboard operation of the Nuclear Merchant Ship Reactor. Testing of instrumentation equipment was satisfactory. Correction factors for shipboard use were determined. Fast neutron flux, neutron fiux distribution, and stuck control rod studies were carried out successfully, as was a three- dimesional calculation to match two critical rod patterns. (auth)

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MacKinney, A. L.; Ball, R. M.; Barksdale, C. E.; Batch, M. L.; Cure, J. W.; Farrar, J. P. et al. January 1, 1961.

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Experiments were performed on the NS Savannah Service Core I to supply irformation on future shipboard operation of the Nuclear Merchant Ship Reactor. Testing of instrumentation equipment was satisfactory. Correction factors for shipboard use were determined. Fast neutron flux, neutron fiux distribution, and stuck control rod studies were carried out successfully, as was a three- dimesional calculation to match two critical rod patterns. (auth)

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  • Report No.: BAW-1203(Vol.I)
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  • DOI: 10.2172/4063851 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc867042

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MacKinney, A. L.; Ball, R. M.; Barksdale, C. E.; Batch, M. L.; Cure, J. W.; Farrar, J. P. et al. NUCLEAR MERCHANT SHIP REACTOR PROJECT. EXTENDED ZERO POWER TESTS NS SAVANNAH CORE I. Final Report, report, January 1, 1961; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc867042/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.