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Geography, Geology, and Water Resources of the National Reactor Testing Station, Idaho : Part 2, Geography and Geology

Description: Geologic factors in the physical environment of the National Reactor Testing Station control the amount and availability of the water supply, the methods and efficiency of obtaining water, and the behavior of waste materials that are disposed on the ground or beneath the land surface.
Date: 1956
Creator: Nace, R. L.
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Geography, Geology, and Water Resources of the National Reactor Testing Station, Idaho, Part 3: Hydrology and Water Resources

Description: This report describes the hydrology and evaluates the water resources of the ERTS, sets these in their regional perspective, and forecasts conditions and effects during future years.
Date: 1959
Creator: Nace, Raymond L.; Deutsch, Morris; Voegeli, Paul T.; Steward, J. W.; Walton, William Clarence; Fowler, K. H. et al.
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Materials Testing Reactor-Engineering Test Reactor Technical Branches Quarterly Report: October 1 - December 31, 1963

Description: From summary: "Reactor fuel material consisting of U3Si particles embedded in an aluminum matrix have been examined with an electron microprobe to determine reaction between fuel particles and matrix. Partial reaction was observed with no observable tendency for the uranium or silicon to diffuse outward into the matrix.
Date: May 1964
Creator: Phillips Petroleum Company
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Feasibility Study, 44,000 KW Prototype Partially Enriched Uranium, Gas Cooled, Graphite Moderated Nuclear Power Plant (Prototype for an Optium Power Plant) for United States Atomic Energy Commission, Idaho Operations Office

Description: Report that "contains a discussion of the feasibility study and cost estimates for a gas cooled, partial enriched uranium, graphite moderated power plant" (p. 3).
Date: April 1, 1958
Creator: Kaiser Engineers
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Preliminary Hazards Summary Report for the ML-1 Nuclear Power Plant

Description: From abstract: "Neutronic characteristics, the control and instrumentation system, equipment description and plant safety considerations of the ML-1 (mobile, low power) nuclear power plant. The site is described with reference to geology, climate, and population density."
Date: September 30, 1959
Creator: Linenberger, G. A.
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In-Pile Loop Tests of GCRE Elements (I-IT and I-I'T)

Description: Report documenting two in-pile loop experiments conducted at the Battelle Research Reactor-Gas Cooled Reactor (BRR-GCR). These experiments test heat transfer calculations and the behavior of the fuel element under severe thermal-cycling conditions.
Date: July 2, 1959
Creator: Nakazato, S.; Williams, P. M. & Wilson, W. D.
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The ML-1 Design Report

Description: From abstract: "This report describes the design of the mobile nuclear power plant which is to be the prototype of a mobile, low-powered nuclear power plant intended to furnish electrical power in remote locations."
Date: May 16, 1960
Creator: Linenberger, G. A.
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Fundamentals in the Operation of Nuclear Test Reactors: Volume 2, Materials Testing Reactor Design and Operation

Description: Second volume of reports on the operation of nuclear test reactors. It includes six chapters: engineering description fo the materials testing reactor, reactor control components and instrumentation, reactor control circuitry, reactor operation, reactor shutdown and tank work, and supplemental facilities at the materials testing reactor.
Date: October 1963
Creator: Phillips Petroleum Company
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Post-Test Physical, Chemical and Metallurgical Analysis of SNAPTRAN-3 Fuel

Description: The fuel element damage which occurred during the SNAPTRAN-3 Destructive Test of a Snap 10A/2 reactor is described. Chemical analysis of the fuel indicated that approximately 15% of the hydrogen was released and that the core flux was higher toward the center both radially and axially. Metallurgical analysis of the fuel determined the presence of the epsilon, delta, and gamma phases in the grain structure and evidence of a possible alpha or beta phase.
Date: June 1965
Creator: Fletcher, R. D.
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