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Final Design Report: DR-1 Gas Loop

Description: Report describing the performance, fission product tolerance, design, and costs of the DR-1 Gas Loop, which is an in-reactor test facility.
Date: March 1961
Creator: Baars, R. E.
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A Martensitic Reaction for Uranium

Description: Series of isothermal transformation studies for improvement in fabrication and reactor performance of uranium fuel elements.
Date: June 25, 1957
Creator: Bement, A. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Alpha, Beta, Gamma Hand and Shoe Counter - Model 2

Description: Experimental combination hand and shoe counter redesign as a compact, simplified, register readout instrument no larger than the present Five-Fold called Model 2.
Date: June 2, 1958
Creator: Spear, W. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Factors Affecting Fluidization of Uranium Trioxide Powders

Description: Study of factors, such as the average particle size and particle-size distribution, which affect the fluidization properties of uranium trioxide powders.
Date: March 1, 1958
Creator: Johnson, B. M.
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N-Reactor Operational Safety Review

Description: Report describing a series of tests performed to review the safety procedures and systems of Hanford Laboratories' N-Reactor.
Date: August 19, 1963
Creator: Trumble, R. E.
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Reactor Physics Primer

Description: Report that describes the reactor physics of the processes used to produce plutonium at Hanford Laboratories. This includes a basic explanation of nuclear physics and the principles of the reactor process.
Date: November 15, 1957
Creator: Lockwood, E. H.
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Plating Thickness Tester

Description: An electromagnetic eddy current instrument is described that is capable of measuring copper and nickel plating 1 to 8 mils thick plated on bismuth mandrils of various sizes and shapes.
Date: November 15, 1957
Creator: Fitch, C. E., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Addendum to a Parametric Study of the Gas-Cooled Reactor Concept

Description: From introduction: "This report provides background information regarding the study results presented in the first volume of this report and provides information resulting from the studies made on the gas cooled reactor concept."
Date: March 1, 1958
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Description of Purex Plant Process

Description: Description of Purex plant process for irradiated uranium for the separation and decontamination of plutonium and uranium from each other and from fission products.
Date: May 19, 1959
Creator: Irish, E. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fabrication of the PRTR Zircaloy-2 High Pressure Process Tubes

Description: Development of a fabrication process and the manufacture of 95 PRTR process tubes demonstrates that the commercial fabrication of high quality Zircaloy-2 pressure tubing is feasible.
Date: July 31, 1959
Creator: Knecht, R. L.
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Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor Final Safeguards Analysis

Description: Report describing the Hanford Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor (PRTR), its building, safety procedures, site, operations, and analyses of its safety features.
Date: October 1, 1959
Creator: Wittenbrock, N. G.; Walkup, P. C. & Anderson, J. K.
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Specifications for Swaged UO2 19-Rod Cluster, PRTR Fuel Element Mark 1

Description: Specifications including detail dimension, materials, fabrication steps, acceptance criteria, and final assembly steps for the swaged uranium dioxide, 19-rod cluster Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor fuel element.
Date: March 15, 1960
Creator: Millhollen, M. K.
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Halogen Collector Test Program

Description: Report documenting the Halogen Collector Test program, which was undertaken to provide "methods of removing trace quantities of radioactive iodine from an air stream" (p. 1). The report includes designs of the program and the test facility, test results, analysis of these results, and encountered problems. Appendices begin on page 38.
Date: March 1, 1960
Creator: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
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Failure Test of a Double Chambered NaK-Filled Irradiation Capsule

Description: Report describing tests "in which a double chambered irradiation capsule containing NaK (sodium-potassium alloy) in its inner chamber was deliberately perforated to allow NaK (the heat transfer medium) and water to react within the capsule chambers" (p. 2). The report includes descriptions of the materials used in the tests, test procedures, and results.
Date: September 1961
Creator: Kosut, B. S.; Leggett, R. D. & Marshall, R. K.
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Economic Evaluation of a 300-Mw(e) Supercritical Pressure Power Reactor

Description: Report describing a 300-Mw(e) Supercritical Pressure Power Reactor's facilities, physics, economics, and problems encountered during its development. Appendix begins on page 103.
Date: June 1961
Creator: Harty, H.; Regimbal, J. J.; Toyoda, K. G. & Widrig, R. D.
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Beta-Gamma Dose Rates from U232 in U233

Description: This report defines in detail the source of the dose rate of U233 and describes a method by which they may be predicted.
Date: April 1964
Creator: Owen, F. E.
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