Activity in the HFIR Primary Coolant System After a Meltdown of the Fuel in Reactor Metadata

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  • Main Title Activity in the HFIR Primary Coolant System After a Meltdown of the Fuel in Reactor


  • Author: McLain, H. A.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: AEC


  • Name: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: Tennessee
    Additional Info: Oak Ridge National Lab., Tenn. (United States)


  • Creation: 1960-06-10


  • English


  • Content Description: An estimate was made of the fission product activity which would result in the HFIR primary coolant system following a meltdown of the fuel element within the reactor. The rare gases and the halogens appear to be the main contributors to the gamma activity in the coolant system imnmediately after the meltdown, and iodine appears to be the main contributor 24 hours after the meltdown. (auth)
  • Physical Description: 17 p.


  • Keyword: Radioactivity
  • Keyword: Quantity Ratio
  • Keyword: Reactor Technology
  • Keyword: Iodine
  • Keyword: Halogens
  • Keyword: Inert Gases
  • Keyword: Coolant Loops
  • Keyword: Reactor Safety
  • Keyword: Fission Products
  • Keyword: Hfir
  • Keyword: Variations
  • Keyword: Gamma Radiation
  • Keyword: Melting
  • Keyword: Fuel Elements
  • Keyword: Accidents
  • Keyword: Reactor Core
  • Keyword: Water Coolant
  • Keyword: Research Reactors


  • Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Report No.: CF-60-6-52
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • DOI: 10.2172/4170895
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4170895
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc871003