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The Electrical Design of the EBR-II

Description: Report that "summarizes the electrical design of the Experimental Breeder Reactor II Facility (EBR-II). It attempts to gather together and present in reasonable detail the essential features and workings of the completed design, and to present a concise overall view of the system" (p. 11).
Date: June 1966
Creator: Verber, F. & Schmidt, H. L.
Item Type: Report

Safety Analysis Report, Argonne Fast Critical Facility (ZPR-VI)

Description: Report by the Argonne National Laboratory evaluating the Argonne Fast Critical Facility, ZPR-VI, under construction during the course of the study. The study addresses various functionalities and safety features of the facility.
Date: December 1963
Creator: Kato, W. Y.; Fischer, G. J. & Dates, L. R.
Item Type: Report

Breeding-Gain Specimens for EBR-I Core IV

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory over studies conducted on uranium and plutonium specimens used in fuel rods. The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1963
Creator: Shuck, A. B.; Hins, A. G.; Burt, W. R. & Beatty, R. A.
Item Type: Report

A Lunar Power Plant

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory over studies conducted on designs for a lunar power plant. As stated in the abstract, "a concept of a nuclear power plant to be assembled on earth and operated on the moon in presented" (p. 9). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: December 1960
Creator: Armstrong, R. H.; Carter, J. C.; Hummel, H. H.; Janicke, M. J. & Marchaterre, J. F.
Item Type: Report

Fast Fuel Test Reactor - FFTR Conceptual Design Study

Description: Report describing the design of a Fast Fuel Test Reactor (FFTR), analyses of of the reactor's operations, related costs, and possible future projects.
Date: August 1960
Creator: Brubaker, R.; Hummel, H. H.; McArthy, A.; Smaardyk, A. & Kittel, J. H.
Item Type: Report

Gas-Cooled Reactors in the USA: A Survey and Recommendation

Description: Report that provides "an understanding of the status of gas-cooled reactors as used for unclassified applications" and determining "phases of advanced research and development needed in the field and from these to recommend a program for high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors" (p. 5).
Date: November 1960
Creator: Armstrong, R. H.
Item Type: Report

Advanced Designs of Magnetic Jack-Type Control Rod Drive

Description: Report containing information regarding magnetic jacks, which are devices used "for positioning the control rods in a nuclear reactor, especially in a reactor containing water under pressure" (page 9). Contains a description of the device, its use, test results, and illustrations.
Date: November 1959
Creator: Young, Joseph N.
Item Type: Report

Transistor Scintillation Spectrometer

Description: Report describing "an AC-operated portable scintillation spectrometer consisting of a preamplifier, a linear pulse amplifier, a single-channel pulse-height analyzer, a linear count-rate meter, a scaler, and a high-voltage power supply. The operation and performance of the circuits are discussed" (p. 3).
Date: February 1960
Creator: Strauss, Michael G.
Item Type: Report

Argonaut Automatic Flux Controller Design Report

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory over design studies conducted on Argonaut reactors for training and research purposes. As stated in the abstract, "the design presented in the form of a steady-state analysis based upon the small-signal linearization of the reactor kinetics transfer function. The measured controller performance and construction details of the equipment is given" (p. 7). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: January 1960
Creator: Gerba, A., Jr.
Item Type: Report