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An Investigation of the Use of Acoustic Vibrations to Improve Heat Transfer Rates and Reduce Scaling in Distillation Units Used for Saline Water Conversion

Description: Report presenting a study to determine the feasibility of using acoustical energy to improve the economy of evaporator operation as related to saline water conservation. Some of the improvements to be sought are increased film heat transfer coefficients on the water side, possible promotion of dropwise condensation on the steam side, and reduced scale formation.
Date: 1961
Creator: Raben, I. A.; Commerford, George & Dietert, Robert
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Diffusion Still Analysis

Description: Report describing a diffusion still for desalination of water, which produces pure water at temperatures below the boiling point by diffusion in the presence of air. The principal advantage of the concept is great mechanical simplicity, requiring neither high vapor pressure nor vacuum equipment.
Date: 1964
Creator: Kroeger, Peter
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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
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Investigations in Automated Activation Analysis

Description: Introduction: The Texas A. and M. Activation Analysis Research Laboratory has been studying the basic technology of activation analysis and its applications since 1958, under the spondorship of the Division of Isotopes Development, U. S. Atomic Energy Commission, and more recently, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The information presented in this report summarizes the progress which has been made in these efforts during the period from May 1, 1961, to October 31, 1962.
Date: November 1, 1962
Creator: Fite, Lloyd E.; Wainerdi, Richard E.; Steele, Edgar L.; Anderson, James; Drew, Dan; Forehand, Jim et al.
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Cesium-137 Research Irradiator

Description: Abstract: A 12,000 curie cesium-137 research irradiator has been designed and installed on the Georgia Tech campus. The evaluation of the physical characteristics of the irradiator has been completed.
Date: April 20, 1961
Creator: Carter, R. W.; Palmer, R. C. & Willis, W. V.
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The Use of Compensation With Directional Couplers

Description: Abstract: The accurate measurement of voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) is of prime importance in the production of microwave systems. The work reported in this memorandum was undertaken in the development of a faster system for measuring VSWR.
Date: January 1961
Creator: Lincoln, Roland Alan
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Wind Tunnel Study of the Influence of Orifice Geometry and Flow Rates on the Measured Pressure Error of a Static Pressure Probe at Mach 3

Description: Abstract: Tests were conducted in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's 20-inch Supersonic Wind Tunnel to determine the effect of hole-spacing geometry on the measured pressure error due to "breathing" for a pressure-sensing probe at Mach 3.01.
Date: November 1960
Creator: Zumwalt, Glen W.
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A Confidence Limit Computer

Description: Introduction: Confidence limits as a mathematical tool are applicable to many development engineering and production engineering situations. In order to make confidence limits readily available to engineers, a computer was designed which will approximate certain confidence limits.
Date: April 1960
Creator: Muench, Joseph O.
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A Transistorized Reactivity Measurement System

Description: An all-transistor system has been developed to be used in measuring the reactivity of the reactor in the Sandia Engineering Reactor Facility. In operation, the system triggers a pulsed neutron source (PNS) in the reactor and counts the resulting neutron flux, thus giving a measure of the time constant of the reactor. The counting is done in eleven time-sequenced counting channels. The reactor time constant is a measure of the reactor reactivity.
Date: July 6, 1960
Creator: Ehrman, Leonard
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APOTA (Automatic Positioning of Telemetering Antennas)

Description: This report presents a description of and operating instructions for APOTA--a device which automatically tracks any signal-emitting source within the 190 to 250 MC band. APOTA is especially useful for telemetering applications.
Date: September 14, 1955
Creator: Palmer, James E.; Crawley, T. V. & Lannon, J. T.
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A Pulse Ammeter

Description: A quantizing pulse ammeter has been designed which brackets an input pulse current peak between two preset current levels. These levels are easily selected by calibration circuits contained on the chassis. Readout is presented in the form of a Nixie visual display as well as an output which is suitable for automatic data recording.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Newman, J. J.
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Positional Tolerancing at Sandia Corporation

Description: Abstract: "This brochure presents a brief introduction to the Positional Tolerance Method of DImensioning as employed by Sandia Corporation. The emphasis is placed on the elimination of ambiguities and increase in tolerances provided by this method as compared to the older, bilateral method."
Date: May 1959
Creator: Sandia Corporation. Design Definition Department.
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High Velocity Shock Testing, Equipment and Methods

Description: The need for special high velocity shock testing is pointed out and equipment that has been developed to meet these needs is discussed. The concept of velocity-change and its importance in shock-testing technology is brought out. The three types of equipment discussed are: accelerated drop testers, pneumatic actuators, and air guns. Examples of each type and their capabilities and limitations are presented.
Date: July 11, 1960
Creator: Walker, Walter W.
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A Method for Performing a Human-Factors Reliability Analysis

Description: Foreword: There has been relatively little work reported on deriving quantitative estimates of the degradation to a man-machine system resulting from human errors. One approach, used in the Reliability Department of Sandia Corporation, is presented here as an example of how such estimating can be done.
Date: August 1963
Creator: Swain, Alan D.
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Automatic Tester for Electrical Fuses

Description: Abstract: This technical memorandum describes an automatic tester and recorder as it is used in obtaining fusing time information from electrical fuses for subsequent analysis in the IBM 704 computer.
Date: November 1961
Creator: Longerot, Carl D.
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