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Aircraft Reactor Test Removal and Disassembly

Description: Report documenting the dissection of a reactor called the Aircraft Reactor Test (ART). Includes the removal of the reactor from its test cell, component removal, and plans for a for a disassembly building facility.
Date: 1960?
Creator: Abbatiello, A. A. & McQuilkin, F. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Semi Works Studies for the Reduction of Corrosion-Product Impurities in UR-Plant UO3

Description: This report describes the work carried out in 321 Building semiworks equipment, to define the factors contributing to high corrosion-product contamination and presents recommendations for reducing the impurity level to meet current specifications (maximum of 200 parts total metals per million parts U).
Date: June 14, 1960
Creator: Amos, L. C.; Kirkendall, B. E. & Adler, K. L.
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Argonne National Laboratory Idaho Division Summary Report: July-September, 1960

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory covering a summary report of the work conducted by the Idaho Division. Experimental work and progress made on reactors are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory. Idaho Division.
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Gas-Cooled Reactors in the USA: A Survey and Recommendation

Description: Report that provides "an understanding of the status of gas-cooled reactors as used for unclassified applications" and determining "phases of advanced research and development needed in the field and from these to recommend a program for high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors" (p. 5).
Date: November 1960
Creator: Armstrong, R. H.
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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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Performance of HNPF Prototype Free-Surface Sodium Pump

Description: Abstract: A free-surface centrifugal pump, incorporating a hydraulic bearing running in sodium, was operated at the conditions required for service in the HNPF.
Date: 1960
Creator: Atz, R. W.
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Heavy-Water-Moderated Power Reactors: a Status Report

Description: From introduction: "Evaluation of the present economic and technological status of power reactors that are cooled and moderated by heavy water and fueled with natural uranium."
Date: March 1960
Creator: Babcock, Dale Friend
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Thermal Cycling and Leakage Tests of 12-inch Valves for Sodium Service

Description: Abstract: Tests were performed to determine the effect of thermal cycling on the across-the-seat leakage characteristics of commercially available valves considered for use in the sodium coolant system of the Hallam Nuclear Power Facility.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: Baroczy, C. J.
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Description of the Thermal Hydraulics Laboratory at Hanford

Description: Report describing the thermal hydraulics facilities at Hanford Laboratories as well as its operation, equipment, and systems.
Date: June 2, 1960
Creator: Batch, J. M. & Toyoda, K. G.
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Dissolution of Power Reactor Fuel Cores

Description: Report discussing the dissolution of simulated fuel cores. Equipment and procedures are discussed along with significant characteristics of the core materials.
Date: August 26, 1960
Creator: Blaine, H. T.
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Transportability Studies : ML-1 Nuclear Power Plant

Description: Report that discusses programs to determine the transportability of the ML-1 nuclear power plant via railroad, tractor-trailer, and aircraft.
Date: April 1960
Creator: Blakley, J. W.; Alcorn, J. S.; Del Valle, L. G.; Healy, P. W.; Moran, D. H. & Scott, W. S.
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Cost Study of a 100-Mw(e) Direct-Cycle Boiling Water Reactor Plant

Description: Report issued by the Argonne national Laboratory discussing a technical and economic evaluation of a direct-cycle light-water boiling reactor designed for natural circulation and internal steam-water separation. The reference 100-Mw(e) reactor power plant design evolved from the study should have the best chance (compared to similar plants) of approaching the 8 to 9 mill/kwh total power-cost level. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: July 1960
Creator: Bullinger, C. F. & Harrer, J. M.
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An Advanced Sodium-Graphite Reactor Nuclear Power Plant

Description: Abstract: This report describes an advanced sodium-cooled, graphite-moderated nuclear power plant which utilizes high-pressure, high-temperature steam to generate electricity at a high thermal efficiency.
Date: March 15, 1960
Creator: Churchill, J. R. & Renard, J.
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ABWR: PL-2 Design Report

Description: From preface: This report satisfies the quarterly progress report requirements for PL-1 and PL-2 plant design work for the period ending September 30, 1960 At present time a SL-1 Core 2 is under construction. This is a replacement core for SL-1 (ALPR) and will be identical to a PL-2 core; a PL condenser is under test at the SL-1 facility; final construction plans for PL components and modules which are not site sensitive will be completed in March 1961.
Date: October 15, 1960
Creator: Combustion Engineering, inc. Nuclear Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hanford Controlled Potential Coulometer

Description: Report describing the Hanford Laboratory controlled potential coulometer. This includes the theory behind the coulometer, details of its circuitry, and performance tests. Appendix begins on page 23.
Date: July 11, 1960
Creator: Connally, R. E. & Scott, F. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Plutonium: Enriched OMR Cores

Description: Abstract: The influence of plutonium on the nuclear characteristics of organic moderated cores is studied.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: Connolly, T. J.
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OMR Degasifier Loop Experiment

Description: Abstract: A loop has been constructed to study the removal of water and highly volatile materials from Organic Moderated Reactor coolant by vacuum degasification. An analysis of the process was made to determine the most important parameters for study during the experimental program.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: Corporales, G. W. & Benson, P. R.
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Particle Accelerator Division Summary Report: April Through September 1960

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing a summary report of the Particle Accelerator Division. As stated in the summary, "this report outlines two methods applicable respectively to longhand and computer calculations" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Crewe, Albert V.; FitzPatrick, John P.; Foss, Martyn H. & Manson, David S.
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