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Methods, System Optimization, and Safety Studies for a 1000 MegaWatt Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor: Task 3 and 5 report of 1000 MegaWatt Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor Follow-On Work

Description: From introduction: "Evaluation of trade-off and optimization studies in which numerous design parameters and economic ground-rules are varied to determine the effect on the economics of the reference concept. Selected safety studies."
Date: February 1969
Creator: General Electric Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Comparison of Two Sodium-Cooled, 1000 MegaWatt Fast Reactor Concepts: Task 1 Report of 1000 MegaWatt Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor Follow-On Work

Description: From introduction: "The development of one or more nuclear steam supply system concepts, with certain trade-off studies to aid in the definition of these concepts. The selection of a reference concept for further study."
Date: June 1968
Creator: General Electric Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Survey of Piping Failures for the Reactor Primary Coolant Pipe Rupture Study

Description: From summary: "An industrial piping failure survey covering 701 contacts in electric utilities, petroleum refineries, chemical processing, marine applications, architect-engineers, component manufacturers, piping fabricating and erectors, insurance companies, and others was conducted as part of the Reactor Primary Coolant Rupture Study."
Date: May 1964
Creator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Materials for Superheated Fuel Sheaths: Relative Performance of Alloys in Superheated Steam Environments

Description: From abstract: "Study of radiation effects upon the tensile properties of the alloys, corrosion behavior in the absence and presence of stress, effect of prolonged, high temperature exposures upon structure sensitive properties of the alloys, and physical metallurgical changes as a function of exposure in a superheat environment.
Date: July 1963
Creator: Comprelli, F. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Experimental Studies of Transient Effects in Fast Reactor Fuels

Description: An experimental program to evaluate the performance of FCR and EFCR fuel during transient operation is outlined, and the initial series of tests are described in some detail. Test results from five experiments in the TREAT reactor, using 1-in. OD SS-clad UO₂ fuel specimens, are compared with regard to fuel temperatures, mechanical integrity, and post-irradiation appearance. Incipient fuel pin failure limits for transients are identified with maximum fuel temperatures in the range of 7000 deg F. Multiple transient damage to the cladding is likely for transients above the melting point of the fuel.
Date: November 15, 1962
Creator: Field, J. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Prediction of the Critical Heat Flux in Forced Convection Flow

Description: From summary: "A superposition model is developed to predict the critical heat flux in forced convection flow. The model is applied to available experimental results in boiling water flows and good agreement is obtained between the model and test data over the multitude of geometries, flow rates, pressures, and fluid enthalpies tested to-date."
Date: June 20, 1962
Creator: Levy, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sodium Mass Transfer - I: Test Loop Design

Description: From abstract: "This report presents the design, fabrication, assembly, operating procedures, and start-up data for six experimental test loops to examine the effect of steel exposed to sodium at temperatures as high as 1300 F."
Date: June 1962
Creator: Lockhart, R. W.; Billuris, G. & Lane, M. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conceptual Design for 75 MWe Mixed Spectrum Superheating Reactor Power Plant

Description: "This report presents the conceptual design of a 75 MWe prototype Mixed Spectrum Superheater power plant. The scope of the work has emphasized primarily the design, performance, and cost information on the nuclear portion of the plant. The research and development programs required to insure plant feasibility are also present."--Intro.
Date: February 25, 1962
Creator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department