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Experimental Radiation Measurements in Conventional Structures: Part 1, Radiation Measurements in Two Two-Story and Three One-Story Typical Residential Structures Before and After Modification

Description: Report discussing the methods, data, and analysis of results for "An experimental study designed to provide a basis for estimating protection against fallout radiation " (p. v) using one- and two-story structures with basements.
Date: July 1966
Creator: Burson, Z. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Flow Stability of Gas-Solids Suspensions: Final Report

Description: From abstract: One of the principal purposes of the work reported was to study the stability of gas-solids suspensions in the presence of a thermal gradient. Previously reported experience with unstable suspensions is summarized.
Date: February 1964
Creator: Wachtell, G. P. & Waggener, J. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Evaluation of Beta Radiation as a Hydrogenation Catalyst: Interim Technical Status Report for the Period March 1, 1962 to October 31, 1963

Description: From abstract: The concept of using high intensity beta radiation from an isotopic source, Sr-90, inside a high temperature, high pressure chemical reactor has been developed for potential radiation chemical processes. Distinct advantages include high utilizable intensity from a relatively small source with a minimum of shielding against external radiation.
Date: September 11, 1964
Creator: Yavorsky, P. M. & Gorin, E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Final Report: Investigation of Boiling Flow Regimes and Critical Heat Flux

Description: From abstract: A program to investigate the mechanism of the critical heat flux condition from the standpoint of flow regimes has been initiated at Dynatech for the AEC. This report covers the work done on this investigation in the first year.
Date: March 1, 1965
Creator: Suo, M.; Bergles, Arthur E.; Doyle, Edward F.; Clawson, L. & Goldberg, P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Radioactive Manganese Occurrences in the Lower Rio Itapicurú Valley, Bahia, Brazil

Description: From abstract: Radioactive manganese deposits have been found in two swamps and at one locality on the northeast bank of the Rio Itapicuru near Mosquete, municipio of Itapicuru, State of Bahia, Brazil. The occurrences are related to warm springs and consist of surficial manganiferous sinter and of sandstone impregnated with manganese.
Date: April 1958
Creator: Haynes, Donald D.; Mau, Henry & White, Max Gregg
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Preliminary Design Report - Title 1 on Mobile Gamma Irradiator

Description: Introduction: The Mobile Gamma Irradiator is a semi-production demonstration unit capable of being transported from one area to another for use in irradiating fruit and farm produce, with the capability of furnishing dosages in the pasteurization range.
Date: October 30, 1964
Creator: Lowenberg, H. & Allentuck, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Coal of São Paulo, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Description: Abstract: Uranium-bearing coal and carbonaceous shale .of the Rio Bonito formation of Pennsylvanian age have been found in the States of Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The uranium oxide content of the samples collected in the State of Sao Paulo ranges from 0.001 percent to 0.082 percent. The samples collected in Santa Catarina averaged about 0.002 percent uranium oxide; those collected in Rio Grande do Sul, about 0.003 percent uranium oxide. Since the field and labora… more
Date: January 1958
Creator: Haynes, Donald D.; Pierson, Charles T. & White, Max G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Uraniferous Coal and Carbonaceous Shale in Northeast Paraná, Brazil

Description: From abstract: Uraniferous coal has been found in northeast Parana', Brazil, in the Rio Bonito formation of Pennsylvanian age. In the majority of coal samples taken the uranium oxide content ranges from 0.005 to 0.030 percent, but selected screened samples have contained as much as 0.45 percent uranium oxide. The sampled thickness of the coal seam ranges from 17 to 54 centimeters and averages 31 centimeters. Channel samples across the entire thickness of the coal zone were taken in two places. … more
Date: January 1957
Creator: Haynes, Donald D. & Pierson, Charles Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reconnaissance for Radioactive Minerals in the Southern Part of Brazil

Description: From introduction: This report describes the results of reconnaissance for radioactivity of rocks, exclusive of coal, in the States of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul during the years 195 through 1956. Reports on reconnaissance and detailed studies of uraniferous coal are being prepared for publication. This report concerns work performed by the Brazilian National Nuclear Energy Commission and the United States Geological Survey (on behalf of the United S… more
Date: January 1957
Creator: Pierson, Charles Thomas; Haynes, Donald D. & Ribeiro Filho, Evaristo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Nuclear Power and Water Desalting Plants for Southwest United States and Northwest Mexico: A Preliminary Assessment

Description: From introduction: Preliminary assessment between the United States, Mexico, and the IAEA on the technical and economic practicability of a dual-purpose nuclear power plant designed to produce fresh water and electricity for the southern border portion of the Colorado River.
Date: September 1968
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Operation of an In-Reactor Loop Capsule for the Determination of "G" Values for the Production of NO₂ in N₂-O₂ Systems

Description: Partial abstract: "The direct utilization of fission fragment recoil energy in chemical production shows outstanding promise as a significant application of atomic energy. Highly efficient use of the liberatied energy under high temperature conditions and with unusually rapid quenching is within engineering grasp. This contract has covered a measurement of the efficiency with which nitric acid can be produced by such a process under industrial plant conditions. Equipment, techniques, and instru… more
Date: April 1960
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Rotating Machinery for Gas-Cooled Reactor Application

Description: From foreword: Representatives from various organizations met to discuss progress in the development of rotating machinery for gas-cooled reactors. The equipment covered included main blowers, shaft seals, gas turbines, gas bearing compressors, and other types of special compressors for reactor or experimental applications.
Date: June 1962
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PM-1 Nuclear Power Plant Program: 3rd Quarterly Progress Report, September 1, 1959-November 30, 1959

Description: From abstract: The principal efforts are the furthering of the final design and preparation of specifications for some long-lead components. The entire power plant has been divided, for final design purposes, into 37 subsystems. The status of work on each subsystem at the close of the period is reported.
Date: March 1960
Creator: Martin Company. Nuclear Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PM-1 Nuclear Power Plant Program: 4th Quarterly Progress Report, December 1, 1959-February 29, 1960

Description: From abstract: The principal efforts during the fourth project quarter were the near-completion of the final design and preparation of specifications for plant components. Reactor development work included final preparations for the flexible zero-power test (PMZ-1) program and revised fuel element irradiation test program, continuation of reactor flow test, further work on heat transfer test program, and final design and fabrication of the prototype magnetic jack-type control rod actuators.
Date: April 5, 1960
Creator: Martin Company. Nuclear Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PM-1 Nuclear Power Plant Program: 5th Quarterly Progress Report, March 1, 1960-May 31, 1960

Description: From abstract: Reactor development work includes: initiation of the flexible zero-power test (PMZ-1) experimental program, fabrication and delivery of a PM-1 type fuel element, continuation of reactor flow and heat transfer tests, development work on rare earth control rods, and testing and redesign of the prototype magnetic jack-type control rod actuator.
Date: July 5, 1960
Creator: Martin Company. Nuclear Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PM-1 Nuclear Power Plant Program: Final Progress Report, September 1, 1962 Through Completion

Description: From abstract: The principal efforts during the final period were concerned with plant testing, modifications to the plant to enable it to produce full design load at high ambient temperatures, the compilation and evaluation of plant performance data, preparation of documents and transfer of the plant to the AEC and final resolution of all outstanding contract scope items.
Date: July 15, 1963
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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ANPP Code Development Program: An Experimental Program on Water-Moderated Arrays of Uranium and Stainless Steel

Description: From summary: This report describes an experimental study performed on critical arrays of water-moderated, flat plate, laminated fuel bundles. The experiments were performed in support of analytical studies undertaken in the ANPP Code Development Program. The fuel bundles were built up using fully enriched uranium metal foils, stainless steel plates and boron stainless steel plates.
Date: May 1962
Creator: Welshans, L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PM Research and Development Task 1.0 : Core 2 Final Design Report

Description: From summary: This report describes the final design of Core 2, which is being developed primarily as a replacement core for the PM-1 and PM-3A nuclear power plants. In addition, the thermal and hydraulic capabilities were investigated; these indicate applicability of the core to higher powered PM-type plants.
Date: April 1963
Creator: Russo, F.; Brittain, W.; Lightner, R. & Baer, R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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