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M.I.T. Plane Strain Device

Description: From abstract: This report describes a plane strain device that has been developed at M.I.T. during the past four years. The apparatus and associated equipment and test procedures are described in detail.
Date: July 1970
Creator: Bovee, Richard B. & Ladd, Charles C.
Item Type: Report

Modifications to Filling and Emptying System of Lock No. 1, Mississippi River, Minneapolis, Minnesota =: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: From abstract: The existing locks at Locks and Dam No. 1 were constructed between 1929 and 1932. Problems have been experienced with accumulation of ice and debris at the intakes, air entrapment in the culverts of the filling and emptying system, excessive turbulence in the lock chamber during filling, and hazardous conditions downstream from the locks during emptying operations.
Date: December 1979
Creator: Ables, Jackson H.
Item Type: Report

Hard Rock Silo Prototype Test Site Selection Investigations

Description: Abstract: Geologic field reconnaissance and geophysical evaluation of eight areas in the western part of the United States were made to locate a site for conducting tests of a prototype hard rock silo (HRS).
Date: April 1970
Creator: Kolb, Charles R.; Farrell, Warren J. & Curro, Joseph R., Jr.
Item Type: Report

Puerto Rico Energy Center Study: Volume 1

Description: From introduction: The scope of work of the study was to compile and analyze information on the resources and requirements of the southwestern, southeastern, and north-central coastal regions of the Commonwealth, and assess industrial and agricultural activities which in conjunction with the power and desalting plants, might comprise the energy center complex. The study was also to identify the need for any experimental, pilot or demonstration projects which benefit the practical application of the Energy Center concept in Puerto Rico.
Date: July 1970
Creator: Burns and Roe
Item Type: Report

Puerto Rico Energy Center Study: Executive Summary

Description: From introduction: The scope of work of the study was to compile and analyze information on the resources and requirements of the southwestern, southeastern, and north-central coastal regions of the Commonwealth, and assess industrial and agricultural activities which in conjunction with the power and desalting plants, might comprise the energy center complex. The study was also to identify the need for any experimental, pilot or demonstration projects which benefit the practical application of the Energy Center concept in Puerto Rico.
Date: July 1970
Creator: Burns and Roe
Item Type: Report

Puerto Rico Energy Center Study: Site Selection Supplement

Description: From introduction: The PRWRA has contracted with the AEC to study the application of an Energy Center in Puerto Rico. The authority in turn has retained Burns and Roe, Inc. as a subcontractor and the Dow Chemical Company as a major sub-subcontractor to carry out this study.
Date: July 1970
Creator: Burns and Roe
Item Type: Report

Incineration of Radioactive Solid Wastes: A Report to the General Manager's Task Force on AEC Operational Radioactive Waste Management

Description: From summary and conclusions: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the possibilities and extent to which incineration could be used to decrease the volume and increase the safety of handling and storing the combustible, radioactive solid wastes.
Date: August 1970
Creator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Working Group for Incineration.
Item Type: Report

Status of LMFBR Reheat in Western Europe--1972: Report of the United States of America LMFBR Sodium Reheat Team Visit to France , Germany (FRG), Netherlands, and United Kingdom, May 22-June 6, 1972

Description: From summary: This report describes the trips to Western European countries designing and constructing LMFBR demonstration plants for the purpose of determining the directions being taken by these countries to provide acceptable quality steam to commercially available steam turbines.
Date: March 1973
Creator: Weber, Max
Item Type: Report

Comparative Risk-Cost-Benefit Study of Alternative Sources of Electrical Energy: A Compilation of Normalized Cost and Impact Data for Current Types of Power Plants and their Supporting Fuel Cycles

Description: From preface: This study is an attempt to quantify societal costs associated with the production of electrical energy by currently available alternative systems under routine operating conditions.
Date: December 1974
Creator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Office of Energy Systems Analysis.
Item Type: Report

Recommendations for Shape of Earthquake Response Spectra

Description: From summary: The major objectives of the studies described in this report were to analyse and evaluate a number of significant earthquake records and to utilize the results to develop "standardized" design spectrum shapes to be used in the seismic design of nuclear power plant facilities.
Date: February 1973
Creator: Blume, John A.; Sharpe, Roland L. & Dalal, Jagat S.
Item Type: Report

CAMAC Serial System Organization: A Description

Description: This document describes a serial highway for interconnecting CAMAC crates and a system controller. The serial highway uses either a bit-serial or a byte-serial mode of transferring data and control information.
Date: December 1973
Item Type: Report