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Solidification of High-Level Radioactive Fuel Reprocessing Wastes by Spray and Pot Calcination: Hot-Cell Pilot Plant Studies

Description: Report regarding the calcination of full level Purex and Redox waste carried out "in a remotely operated pilot plant consisting of a radiant-heat spray calciner and a pot calciner and their associated off-gas equipment" (p. 4). This contains details of the calcination, effects on the waste, and difficulties encountered.
Date: September 1964
Creator: Allemann, R. T.; Roberts, F. P. & Upson, U. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Gas-Cooled Fast Reactor Concepts: a Study

Description: Report describing the performance characteristics of gas-cooled fast reactors, which compare well with those of sodium-cooled fast reactors. With oxide fuel and helium, CO2, and SO2 coolant at pressures of 1000 to 1500 psia, the reactors have slightly higher breeding ratios than comparable sodium-cooled reactors.
Date: September 1964
Creator: Bender, M.; Carlsmith, R. S.; Delene, J. G.; Gall, W. R.; Goldman, A. E.; Holcomb, R. S. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analog Computer Simulation of a Pulsed Extraction Column

Description: Report describing "computer techniques used in the simulation and parameter determination, how the data were prepared for inclusion in the computer simulation, (and) methods used in presenting the results" (p. 3-4).
Date: September 1964
Creator: Benham, R. D. & Wilburn, N. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The High Flux Isotope Reactor: Volume 2, Selected Construction Drawings

Description: Report containing a series of drawings detailing the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's high flux isotope reactor, its surroundings, and its systems.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Binford, F. T.; Cramer, E. N. & Cramer, E. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Evaporation of Iron-, Nickel-, and Cobalt-Base Alloys at 760 to 980°C in High Vacuums

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing the evaporation of alloys in high vacuums. As stated in the introduction, "the investigation encompasses measurements of the evaporation rates, identification of the evaporating elements, and correlation of these measurements to the alloy composition for specimens in both the polished and oxidized conditions" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 1964
Creator: Bourgette, D. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Molten-Salt Reactor Program Semiannual Progress Report for Period Ending July 31, 1964

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing semiannual progress made by the Molten-Salt Reactor Program. Descriptions of design, construction, and experimental progress is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 1964
Creator: Briggs, R. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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In-Pile Test of Prototype ML-1 Fuel Elements

Description: Report documenting the testing of prototype fuel elements used in a mobile nuclear power plant. Includes descriptions and evaluations of the test.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Brunhouse, J. S.; Burgess, A. B.; Geering, G. T.; Nakazato, S. & Titus, G. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Thermodynamic Calculations Relating to Chloride Volatility Processing of Nuclear Fuels: [Part] 2. The Capacity of Chlorine for Transporting Plutonium Tetrachloride Vapor During Reaction of U3O8-PuO2 with Carbon Tetrachloride

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing thermodynamic calculations of nuclear fuels. As stated in the introduction, "the equations developed in this report could be used to calculate the capacity of chlorine for transporting plutonium tetrachloride" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Gens, T. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hanford Graphite Superheat Reactor (HGSR) Design Study and Evaluation

Description: Report containing the results of a preliminary study of a design concept for a graphite-moderated pressure tube reactor. Topics include reactor design, operating procedures, subsystems, hazards analysis, and economic potential. Appendices begin on page 174.
Date: January 1964
Creator: Hanford Atomic Products Operation. N-Reactor Project Section.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A New Model Concept for Large Nuclear Reactors

Description: Report regarding the computer assisted model for a large nuclear reactor. This includes formulas and relevant procedures.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Harvey, R. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The H-3 Irradiation Experiment: Irradiation of Experimental Gas Cooled Reactor Graphite, Number 2

Description: Report documenting "the long-term irradiation stability of the graphite used as the moderator in the Experimental Gas Cooled Reactor (EGCR) at Oak Ridge" (p. 1) by irradiating capsules at the General Electric Test Reactor. This includes the design and construction of the experiment, experiment procedures, and results of irradiation. Appendices begin on page 83.
Date: September 1964
Creator: Helm, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The H-4, H-5, and H-6 Irradiation Experiments: Irradiation of N-Reactor Graphite, Interim Report Number 1

Description: Report regarding an experimental program by Hanford Laboratories' in order "to determine the long-term irradiation behavior of the graphite used as the moderator in N-Reactor. The primary objectives of the program are to provide data for predictions of the distortion of the N-Reactor moderator and the stress conditions which could arise from the difference in the the rate and extent of contraction between the transverse and parallel orientations of the graphite bars" (p. 1).
Date: October 1964
Creator: Helm, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Welding Plutonium-Containing Fuel Elements

Description: Report discussing the manual and automatic welding techniques for fuel elements containing plutonium with Zircaloy-2 aluminum, and stainless steel cladding, 0.013 to 0.0889 cm (0.005 to 0.350 in.) thick" (p. 3).
Date: June 1964
Creator: Lemon, L. C.; Ross, W. T. & Bailey, W. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Applied Health Physics Annual Report for 1963

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing work and progress made by the Health and Physics Division during 1963. Instrumentation, personnel monitoring, and laboratory monitoring is presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Morgan, K. Z.; Davis, D. M.; Hart, J. C.; Abee, H. H.; Gupton, E. D. & Warden, A. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Physics Division Annual Progress Report, January 31, 1964

Description: Report containing ongoing research and development of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Physics Division.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Physics Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Solid State Division Annual Progress Report, May 31, 1964

Description: Report containing ongoing research and development of the Solid State Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Solid State Division.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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