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Conceptual design of an in-pile package loop for sodium-cooled thermal reactor fuel testing

Description: Report issued by the APDA over a design study "of a facility for testing sodium-cooled thermal reactor fuel assemblies in the Advanced Test Reactor" (p. 5). The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: September 15, 1961
Creator: Blessing, W. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conceptual Design of an In-Pile Package Loop for Fast Reactor Fuel Testing

Description: Report issued by the APDA over a design study conducted on an "in-pile package loop for use as a reactor fuel test facility" (p. 5). The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: July 28, 1961
Creator: Blessing, W. G.; Balsbaugh, R. R.; Bloomfield, D. E.; Busch, J. S.; Hennig, R. J.; Jens, W. H. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Study of EOCR Modifications for Testing Fast Reactor Fuels

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on "methods for increasing the power generation in a fast reactor fuel element test sample" (p. 9). The methods investigated are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: February 17, 1964
Creator: Ball, G.; DeFelice, J.; Edwards, J. J.; Jens, W. H.; Kovac, L. R.; Poggi, R. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Two-Facility Approach to Investigations of Fast Reactor Meltdowns

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on hypothetical fast reactor meltdown accidents. As stated in the summary, "the purpose of this study is to investigate the technical feasibility of conducting fast reactor meltdown experiments to determine a more realistic maximum accident and to provide a better evaluation of fast reactor safety" (p. 7). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: January 15, 1963
Creator: Doyle, T. A.; Page, E. M.; Nicholson, R. B.; Hagstrom, J. T. & Nims, J. B.
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Study of Requirements and Suitability of Available Reactors for Fast Fuel Tests

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the requirements of reactors for fuel testing. As stated in the summary, "the purpose of this study is to determine the requirements for radiation space for fast reactor fuel testing and to determine the capability of existing Commission and private test and power reactors to meet these requirements" (p. 7). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: February 23, 1963
Creator: Doyle, T. A.; Duffy, J. G.; Jens, W. H.; McHugh, W. E.; Page, E. M. & Warberg, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Evaluation of the Blake Sodium Resistivity Meter

Description: Report issued by the APDA over an evaluation of the toroid sodium resistivity meter. Studies were conducted on carbon and oxygen contamination. As stated in the introduction, "the meter was also subjected to extensive testing in which variations in temperature, flow rate, and supply voltage were made in order to determine signal stability and effective range" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 15, 1962
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thermal Bowing of Core Subassemblies

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on thermal bowing of core sub-assemblies at the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant. As stated in the introduction and summary, "the present report deals with this problem in the design of the Enrico Fermi Reactor and with the method which has been adopted to avoid a positive temperature coefficient of reactivity" (p. 1). This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: February 20, 1959
Creator: De Stordeur, Arnold
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

HAFEVER: An Inelastic Scattering Code for the IBM 704 Computer

Description: Report issued by the APDA over HAFEVER, a code developed for the IBM 704 computer. As stated in the introduction, "HAFEVER is an IBM 704 code which calculates the energy exchange inelastic scattering cross section" (p. 3). Descriptions of the code and the theory behind the code are discussed. This report includes tables.
Date: September 1960
Creator: Friedman, M. A. & Zweifel, P. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Removal of Sodium from Core Subassemblies with White Oil and Ultrasonics

Description: Report issued by the APDA over methods "for removing sodium from fuel and blanket sub-assemblies that have been irradiated in the reactor of the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant" (p. 3). The cleaning methods are described, as well as experimental studies conducted on them. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Kanaan, Z. R. & Nash, C. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fuel Enrichment for the Enrico Fermi Reactor

Description: Report issued by the APDA over fuel enrichment processes at the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant. As stated in the introduction, "the results that directly apply to the determination of the enrichment will be given" (p. 6). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: March 12, 1959
Creator: Garelis, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Summary of the APDA Fuel Development Programs

Description: Report issued by the APDA over fuel development programs. Designs for fast breeder reactors, safety tests, and methods are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1961
Creator: Blessing, W. G.; Busch, J. S.; Duffy, J. G.; Hennig, R. J.; Jens, W. H.; Knight, F. W. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Doppler Effect in Fast Neutron Reactors

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the Doppler Effect in fast neutron reactors. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: June 1960
Creator: Nicholson, Richard Benjamin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Irradiation Testing of Enrico Fermi Prototype Fuel Pins in the CP-5, 1957-1959

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the irradiation of fuel pins in nuclear reactors. As stated in the introduction, "results of these tests have verified predicted high-temperature allowable burn-ups and showed that under certain conditions, excessive swelling could occur at low temperatures" (p. 5). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1960
Creator: Silliman, M. A.; Shoudy, A. A.; Blessing, W. G. & Huebotter, P. R.
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Transient Temperature Simulation of Reactor Primary Loop

Description: Report issued by the APDA over simulator studies conducted on their Developmental Fast Breeder Reactor. The simulator studies were "designed to predict both the normal and abnormal operating characteristics of the APDA Developmental Fast Breeder Reactor" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: February 1, 1956
Creator: Olson, Richard G. & Ritchie, Donald J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Equation of State and Heat Content of Uranium

Description: Report issued by the APDA over studies conducted on the state of uranium at different temperature and pressure. Calculations are presented for the differing pressures of uranium. This report includes tables.
Date: February 20, 1957
Creator: Brout, Robert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Information Report by Atomic Power Development Associates Covering Work from the Period August 1, 1954 to January 31, 1955

Description: Report issued by the APDA over the work conducted between August 1954 and January 1955. Descriptions of the studies, facilities, and equipment used during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: January 31, 1955
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