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Evaluation of the Blake Sodium Resistivity Meter

Description: Report issued by the APDA over an evaluation of the toroid sodium resistivity meter. Studies were conducted on carbon and oxygen contamination. As stated in the introduction, "the meter was also subjected to extensive testing in which variations in temperature, flow rate, and supply voltage were made in order to determine signal stability and effective range" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 15, 1962
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates

Fast Reactor Core Design Parameter Study

Description: Report describing parametric studies of eleven fast reactor fuel systems undertaken to determine the design and economic factors for producing electricity. The methods used for making the parametric studies are described, as well as the results of these studies. Appendices begin on page 103.
Date: March 1960
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates

HAFEVER: An Inelastic Scattering Code for the IBM 704 Computer

Description: Report issued by the APDA over HAFEVER, a code developed for the IBM 704 computer. As stated in the introduction, "HAFEVER is an IBM 704 code which calculates the energy exchange inelastic scattering cross section" (p. 3). Descriptions of the code and the theory behind the code are discussed. This report includes tables.
Date: September 1960
Creator: Friedman, M. A. & Zweifel, P. F.

Irradiation Testing of Enrico Fermi Prototype Fuel Pins in the CP-5, 1957-1959

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the irradiation of fuel pins in nuclear reactors. As stated in the introduction, "results of these tests have verified predicted high-temperature allowable burn-ups and showed that under certain conditions, excessive swelling could occur at low temperatures" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1960
Creator: Silliman, M. A.; Shoudy, A. A.; Blessing, W. G. & Huebotter, P. R.

Removal of Sodium from Core Subassemblies with White Oil and Ultrasonics

Description: Report issued by the APDA over methods "for removing sodium from fuel and blanket sub-assemblies that have been irradiated in the reactor of the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant" (p. 3). The cleaning methods are described, as well as experimental studies conducted on them. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Kanaan, Z. R. & Nash, C. R.

Summary of the APDA Fuel Development Programs

Description: Report issued by the APDA over fuel development programs. Designs for fast breeder reactors, safety tests, and methods are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1961
Creator: Blessing, W. G.; Busch, J. S.; Duffy, J. G.; Hennig, R. J.; Jens, W. H.; Knight, F. W. et al.

Two-Facility Approach to Investigations of Fast Reactor Meltdowns

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on hypothetical fast reactor meltdown accidents. As stated in the summary, "the purpose of this study is to investigate the technical feasibility of conducting fast reactor meltdown experiments to determine a more realistic maximum accident and to provide a better evaluation of fast reactor safety" (p. 7). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: January 15, 1963
Creator: Doyle, T. A.; Page, E. M.; Nicholson, R. B.; Hagstrom, J. T. & Nims, J. B.