Gas cooled fast reactor benchmark critical assembly

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The GCFR Phase I assembly is the initial Gas-Cooled Fast Reactor Benchmark assembly on the ZPR-9 reactor at Argonne National Laboratory. It represents the first full scale mockup of a GCFR ever assembled. It is a clean, simple geometry benchmark reference for the 300 MW(e) GCFR Demonstration Plant designed by General Atomic Company. A description and the evaluated specifications (zero-excess reactivity critical mass and dimensions) of the benchmark assembly are presented. (auth)

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Bhattacharyya, S.K.; McKnight, R.D.; Robinson, W.R.; Bohn, E.M.; Rusch, G.K.; Martens, F.H. et al. November 1, 1975.

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The GCFR Phase I assembly is the initial Gas-Cooled Fast Reactor Benchmark assembly on the ZPR-9 reactor at Argonne National Laboratory. It represents the first full scale mockup of a GCFR ever assembled. It is a clean, simple geometry benchmark reference for the 300 MW(e) GCFR Demonstration Plant designed by General Atomic Company. A description and the evaluated specifications (zero-excess reactivity critical mass and dimensions) of the benchmark assembly are presented. (auth)

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  • Joint meeting of the American Nuclear Society and the Atomic Industrial Forum, San Francisco, California, USA, 16 Nov 1975

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  • Report No.: CONF-751101--45
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4129265
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc872021

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Bhattacharyya, S.K.; McKnight, R.D.; Robinson, W.R.; Bohn, E.M.; Rusch, G.K.; Martens, F.H. et al. Gas cooled fast reactor benchmark critical assembly, article, November 1, 1975; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc872021/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.