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X-Ray Fluorescence Tables: Program Description

Description: Report discussing the mechanics of X-Ray and COMBO computer programs.
Date: July 20, 1964
Creator: Amsbury, W. P.; Lee, W. W.; Rowan, J. H. & Walden, G. E.
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Effect of Explosive Impacting on Uranium

Description: Abstract: The tensile and yield strengths of both cast and wrought uranium discs were substantially increased by explosively impacting them at room temperature and at 375 deg F. However, the room-temperature impacting caused gross damage in the cast material and slight internal damage in the wrought material at the highest impacting pressures. Impacting at 375 deg F, which is just above the brittle-ductile transition temperature for uranium, was the most effective method for increasing the strengths with no damage to either the cast or wrought material. This impacted material retained some of its increased strength after a low temperature (425 deg C) vacuum anneal that greatly increased the elongation. A salt anneal caused a partial recrystallization in the impacted cast uranium. (auth).
Date: April 23, 1964
Creator: Burditt, R. B.; Carey, W. T. & Coughlen, C. P.
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Stress Corrosion Cracking in Uranium-Molybdenum Alloys

Description: Investigation conducted to determine the cause of cracking, during tension, on the surface of tensile specimens of uranium-molybdenum alloys.
Date: August 12, 1963
Creator: Pridgeon, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Versatile Spectrometer Magnet Power Supply

Description: Early results from actual laboratory operation of a more versatile magnet supply.
Date: April 15, 1963
Creator: Groppe, W. A.
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The Design and Performance of Levitation Melting Coils

Description: The purpose of this study was to provide a means for evaluating the various parameters involved in the design and performance of levitation coils.
Date: April 26, 1963
Creator: Hulsey, William Jewell
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Salt Bath Heat Transfer Rates for Uranium Plate

Description: Experiment to study temperature conditions during a five-minute heating cycle in the annealing of uranium sheets used as fissile material.
Date: February 1, 1962
Creator: Burditt, R. B.
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Evaluation of Diethers as Uranium Extractants

Description: Report on the determination of several physical properties, pertinent to uranium extraction, for a number of ethers and related compounds.
Date: January 14, 1963
Creator: Googin, J. M.; Harper, W. L.; Phillips, L. R. & Postma, Fred W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cubic Spline, a Curve Fitting Routine

Description: A method of mathematically fitting a curve through a given ordered set of points has been developed and programmed in fortran computer language.
Date: 1963
Creator: Fowler, A. H.
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Geophysical Seismic Evaluation Study at Hanford

Description: From introduction: "In June, 1963, a geophysical research program was conducted at Hanford to determine the feasibility and desirability of using seismic methods in geohydrologic studies. Detection and delineation were desired of seven different geological features that in some sites affect the movement of liquid radioactive wastes discharged to the ground."
Date: December 1964
Creator: Brown, Ruth E. & Raymond, John R.
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Static Tests of Corrosion Inhibitors for Aluminum and Carbon Steel

Description: The experiments described in this report were performed for two purposes: (1) to find a chemical, or combination of chemicals, that would be effective for inhibiting corrosion of steel in static portions of the Hanford water systems, and (2) as screening tests to select candidate mixtures for further testing to replace sodium dichromate as the inhibitor of aluminum and steel corrosion in the Hanford single-pass reactor cooling water.
Date: February 1965
Creator: Richman, R. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PRTR second generation shim assembly

Description: From introduction: "This document discusses the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of a second generation shim rod assembly, and testing of a second generation shim rod assembly prototype for use in the Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor."
Date: November 1964
Creator: Rasmussen, D. E.
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Ionic Equilibria and Anion Exchange of Uranyl Sulfate Solutions

Description: Theoretical investigation on the nature of ion exchange of acidified uranyl sulfate solutions with Dowex 21K, a strong base ion exchange resin.
Date: September 28, 1962
Creator: Stein, P. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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