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1000 MegaWatt Boiling Water Reactor Plant Feasibility Study: Volume 1
From introduction: "Summary report of the 1000 MWe Boiling Water Reactor Plant Feasibility Study performed by the General Electric Company."
1000 MegaWatt Boiling Water Reactor Plant Feasibility Study: Volume 2
From introduction: "Presents the detailed description of a 1000 MW Electric Power Plant employing one or two Boiling Water Reactors as the steam source."
1000 MegaWatt Boiling Water Reactor Plant Feasibility Study: Volume 3
From introduction: "Contains the appendices and a complete set of drawings related to the 1000 MWe Boiling Water Reactor Plant Feasibility Study performed by the General Electric Company for the United States Atomic Energy Commission."
6144-Channel Time-of-Flight Analyzer
Report describing a 6144-channel analyzer designed and built for the purpose of analyzing time-of-flight during studies of slow neutron scattering at Hanford Laboratories. This includes descriptions of the analyzer, its logic and circuits, and its test mode.
Advanced Test Reactor Burnout Heat Transfer Tests
From abstract: "Results of burnout test to determine the limiting heat flux in a simulated Advanced Test Reactor fuel element channel."
Advanced Test Reactor Servo Regulator Rod Test Program
From abstract: "Verify rod mechanism characteristics reported by the United Shoe Machinery Corporation, demonstrate that rod mechanism characteristics were compatible with reactor kinetics and that over-all reactor system behavior was stable, and to recommend system modifications needed for satisfactory performance."
Advanced Test Reactor Turbo Report
From abstract: "The time-dependent behavior of the Advanced Test Reactor was calculated by the Babcock & Wilcox Company on the Philco 2000 computer, using the Turbo depletion program."
Aeroradioactivity Survey and Geology of Puerto Rico (ARMS-I)
Report containing an aeroradioactivity survey of Puerto Rico made on behalf of the Division of Biology and Medicine, United States Atomic Energy Commission. Topics include the types of bedrock noted in the area as well as their levels of radioactivity.
The Anadarko Basin (of parts of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and Colorado)
Abstract: This report is a synthesis of published and unpublished data on the rocks of the Anadarko basin.
Analog Computer Simulation of a Pulsed Extraction Column
Report describing "computer techniques used in the simulation and parameter determination, how the data were prepared for inclusion in the computer simulation, (and) methods used in presenting the results" (p. 3-4).
Analog Models for HNPF Control and Protection Studies
Abstract: This report, intended as a working document, contains analytic representations and analog models of the Hallam Nuclear Power Facility as used in studies of the Control and Protection Systems.
Analog Simulation of the Hanford N-Reactor Plant, Part 1: Description of the Overall Simulation Model
Report that describes Hanford Laboratories' overall N-Reactor plant simulation model and its use to study the characteristics of the plant, plant operational procedures, and the effects of plant, operator, and control system malfunctions.
Analysis of Stresses in Bellows
Abstract: Design charts and systematic design forms are presented for simplified calculations to check the number of convolutions and thickness required to limit the deflection and pressure stress range in three types of bellows.
Analytical Chemistry Division Annual Progress Report, September 30, 1968
Report containing the ongoing research and development of the Oak Ridge National laboratory's Analytical Chemistry Division.
Annual Report for 1963: Metallurgy Division
Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing work conducted by the Metallurgy Division during 1963. Annual experiments, programs, and studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Appendices to: An Assessment of Large Nuclear Powered Sea Water Distillation Plants
Series of five appendices to accompany a report about nuclear-powered seawater distillation plants including case studies, financial assessment, evaluations of water markets in California, and other compiled information and documentation.
Application of Electron-Bombardment Heating for Boiling Liquid Metals
Report discussing the "problem of obtaining a curve of the heat flux vs. temperature difference for boiling liquid metals" (p. 3). Contains discussions of a variety of heating techniques, though it focuses on electron-bombardment heating.
Applied Health Physics Annual Report for 1963
Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing work and progress made by the Health and Physics Division during 1963. Instrumentation, personnel monitoring, and laboratory monitoring is presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Army Gas-Cooled Reactor Systems Program Quarterly Progress Report: July 1 - September 30, 1964
Report documenting the progress of the Army Gas-Cooled Reactor Systems Program to develop a mobile nuclear power plant for military field operation.
Gas-Cooled Reactor Project Semiannual Progress Report: March 1964
Report documenting ongoing research and developments at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Gas-Cooled Reactor Project. From summary: "A study was made of the effect of the energy of extraneous source neutrons on the amplitudes of higher modes in the flux distribution of a subcritical reactor."
The Bactericidal Activity of the Serum of Healthy Beagles
Report issued by the Atomic Energy Commission over studies conducted on the bactericidal activity of serum collected from beagles. Methods and activity results are discussed. This report includes tables.
Barrier Attenuation of Air-Scattered Gamma Radiation
Report of a study that "was conducted to determine the attenuation provided by vertical and horizontal barriers exposed only to skyshine radiation from cobalt-60 and cesium-137 sources. Materials of steel, aluminum, concrete, and wood were used as barriers" (p. 5).
Bending of Circular Plates Under A Uniform Load on a Concentric Circle
Report containing "analyses of thin, flat, circular plates subject to bending" (p. 7) using various equations for use as equipment for the Argonne National Laboratory Zero Gradient Synchrotron.
Bending of Circular Plates Under A Variable Symmetrical Load
Report containing "analyses of thin, flat, circular plates subject to bending" (p. 7) using various equations for use as equipment for the Argonne National Laboratory Zero Gradient Synchrotron.
Beneficiation Studies of the Oregon Coastal Dune Sands for Use as Glass Sand
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the coastal sands and their potential for being used as glass sand. Samples were tested, and properties of the sands are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and photographs.
Beta-Gamma Dose Rates from U232 in U233
This report defines in detail the source of the dose rate of U233 and describes a method by which they may be predicted.
Bibliography of the Literature on Dropwise Condensation 1930-64
No Description Available.
Blueprints of an Automatic Zonal Scraper and Sample Collector for Radioassay of Thin-Layer Chromatograms
From introduction: Zonal radioscanning of thin-layer chromatoplates using a specially designed manual scraper capable of removing 1, 2, or 5 mm zones has been described.
Boiling Depressurization Transients
Abstract: An analytical and experimental effort toward a better understanding of the mechanisms involved in nuclear power reactor loss-of-pressure accidents is presented.
Boiling Studies for Sodium Reactor Safety: Part 2, Pool Boiling and Initial Force Convection Tests and Analyses
Abstract: In fulfillment of the general objective of developing information on two-phase flow required in the safety evaluation of sodium cooled reactors, pool and forced-convection boiling of sodium were studied both experimentally and analytically.
By-Products from Saline Water Conversion Plants: A Feasibility Study
Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on by-products of saline water conversion plants. As stated in the introduction, "the objective of the survey has been to determine whether recovery of salable by-products from minerals present in saline waters offers a practical route to reducing the overall cost of converting these saline feeds to fresh water, and to delineate areas for further research and development on recovery processes" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Calculation of Sunrise and Sunset Times at Ionospheric Heights Along a Great Circle Path
Formulas, computer program, and illustrations for a great circle path at ionospheric heights.
Chamber Geometry in Multi-Stage Flash Evaporators
Report regarding "the importance of various parameters on the length of a typical stage in a multi-stage sea water flash evaporator" (p. 1). Parameter values were examined to determine their influence on chamber length.
Chemical Coolants for Machining Uranium in the Presence of Trace Amounts of Chloride
Discussion of laboratory tests to reduce uranium corrosion.
Chemistry and Movement of Ground Water, Nevada Test Site
Introduction: The chemical character of ground water depends to a large degree upon the character of the rock formations through which the water moves. The composition of the water is the result of several solutional and decompositional processes.
Chromosomal Aberrations in a Natural Population of Chironomus Tentans Exposed to Chronic Low-Level Environmental Radiation
From introduction: "Cytological examinations of the irradiated and some unirradiated populations in the radioactive sediments of White Oak Creek and the Clinch River were made."
A Comparative Analysis of Some of the Immediate Environmental Effects at Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Report regarding the medical and environmental effects caused by the nuclear weapons that were detonated in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945. Includes studies of wave overpressure and three tiers of blast lethality.
A Complete Mode Sum for LF, VLF, ELF Terrestrial Radio Wave Fields
Report discussing the VLF, ELF propagation in the earth-ionosphere waveguide emphasizing the total field found by summing all modes which contribute appreciably. Solutions are given and calculations are made for a homogeneous isotropic ionosphere, a homogeneous ionosphere with a constant radial magnetic field imposed, and an ionosphere with a magnetic field of arbitrary dip angle.
Completion Report for Observation Wells 1 through 49, 51, 54, 55, 56, 80, and 81 at the National Reactor Testing Station, Idaho
From introduction: "This report presents lithologic and geophysical logs and construction data for NRTS research observation wells."
A Computer Code (CDC 1604A or IBM 7090) for Calculating the Cost of Shipping Spent Reactor Fuels as a Function of Burnup, Specific Power, Cooling Time, Fuel Composition, and Other Variables
No Description Available.
Condensation of Metal Vapors: Mercury and the Kinetic Theory of Condensation
Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing condensation theories of metal vapors. As stated in the introduction, "the objectives of this research then are critical analysis of condensation theories and data for metal vapors and experimental evaluation of the resistance to condensation for a representative metal such as mercury" (p. 18). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Construction Completion Report: CAI-816, 100-N Reactor Plant
Report from Hanford Laboratories concerning "the design and construction of the 100-N Reactor and heat dissipation plant complete with the necessary auxiliaries" (p. 2). Details of its construction and the plant's systems and instrumentation are described as well as economic considerations.
Construction of a Sea-Level, Transisthmian Canal Using Nuclear Explosives
Partial abstract: "This report is based: (1) on information developed in earlier high explosive experiments which determined the optimum spacing and burial depth of charges in a row to produce a channel uniformly wide and deep, and (2) on the Sedan and Danny Boy experiments, which provided data on dimensions of nuclear craters in both soil and basalt rock. This information has been combined with the 1947 route surveys of the Panama Canal company, and estimates have been made not only of the number and yield of nuclear explosives required to excavate a Transisthmian canal with nuclear explosives, but also of the cost of the explosives and the cost of their replacement."
The Continuous Neutron Flux Monitor Project: An Interim Report
Abstract: A new concept for continuously monitoring neutron flux has been successfully tested.
The Control of Condensation Heat Transfer Rates Using an Electromagnetic Field
Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory over "the use of an electromagnetic field to control the laminar film condensation of a vapor whose liquid is electrically conducting" (p. 7). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Creep and Drying Shrinkage of Lightweight and Normal-Weight Concretes
From Scope of Investigation: "The work reported here is part of a continuing program concerning the long-term volume changes in concretes made from lightweight and normal-weight aggregates. The creep, drying-shrinkage, and strength data presented are for concretes made with 24 expanded shale lightweight aggregates and 5 natural, normal-weight aggregates. These aggregates were from widely separated geographical locations and were to be representative samples of aggregates being used in the production of structural concretes."
Criticality-Accident Dosimetry Studies
Experiments were carried out to (1) explore possibilities for developing a less expensive device than the Hurst threshold detector unit (TDU) for monitoring possible accidental critical reactions in uranium-processing facilities, (2) to study the precision and accuracy of the TDU, and (3) to evaluate the ORNL film badge in mixed neutron-gama radiation fields.
The Cumulative Binomial Distribution Computer
Acknowledgement: The cumulative Binomial Distribution Computer incorporates valuable suggestions made by supervision and members of the Sandia Corporation Reliability Department.
Curves of Input Impedance Change Due to Ground for Dipole Antennas
Report presenting graphs of the change in input impedance of electrically short dipole antennas in the presence of an isotropic and homogeneous ground which considers four types of antennas: horizontal and vertical, electric and magnetic dipoles. Curves of the change in both the input resistance and reactance are shown for a wide range of values of the frequency, antenna height above the ground, and electromagnetic ground constants.
Demineralization of Saline Water by Electrically-Induced Adsorption on Porous Carbon Electrodes
Report containing the summation of the desalination studies carried out by The University of Oklahoma Research Institute, including their theories of carbon demineralization, electrode development, and the cost estimates for a demineralization plant.