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630A Maritime Nuclear Steam Generator Scoping Study

Description: From foreword: This report presents the results of a study of a nuclear steam generator which uses reactor technology during the aircraft nuclear propulsion program to produce superheated steam for marine propulsion.
Date: April 6, 1962
Creator: General Electric Company. Flight Propulsion Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Absolute Abundance of the Chromium Isotopes in Some Secondary Minerals

Description: From abstract: "Isotopic assays have been made on the chromium in samples from fourteen different chrominiferous minerals from different geographic and meteoritic sources. The results of the assays indicate that it is not possible to unequivocally state that variations in isotopic compositions have been observed."
Date: 1962
Creator: Svec, Harry J. (Harry John), 1918-; Flesch, G. D. & Capellen, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acid-Base Equilibria in Tertiary Butyl Alcohol

Description: From abstract: "The dissociation of acids in tertiary butyl alcohol has been studied by potentiometric, spectrophotometric, and conductimetric methods. Values for the over-all dissociation of perchloric and picric acids and several tetrabutylammonium salts were estimated by the Fuoss-Kraus treatment of conductance data. Potentiometric studies were carried out at constant ionic strength in order to minimize activity coefficient variations. An acidity scale was established from potentiometric measurements at a glass electrode, and conductance values of dissociation constants. A method was developed for the evaluation of the over-all dissociation constant of weak acids using potentiometric data for hydrogen ion activities and conductance data for the corresponding anion activities. Over-all dissociation constants are reported for perchloric acid, picric acid, 2,4-dinitrophenol, and benzoic acid. Apparent dissociation constants from potentiometric measurements at a constant ionic strength were determined for hydrobromic, nitric, hydrochloric, picric, and p-toluenesulfonic acids."
Date: August 6, 1962
Creator: Marple, Leland & Fritz, James S. (James Sherwood), 1924-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acid-Base Reactions and Kinetics of the Halates in Fused Nitrates

Description: From Abstract : "The mechanism of the reactions of the halates, bromate, chlorate, and iodate, with dichromate in fused alkali nitrates has been shown to involve a fast equilibrium followed by a slow rate determining strip to give oxygen and halogen gases as final products." Experiments outlined serve as insight into the structure of fused salts or fused electrolytes.
Date: November 1962
Creator: Schlegel, James Max & Duke, P. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acute Intravenous and Intraperitoneal Toxicity Studies on Sodium Pentaborate Decahydrate and Sodium Tetraborate Decahydrate

Description: This technical report describes the toxicity observations on mice of varying borate-glucose molar ratios and relative potencies (p) (4) for the pentaborate and tetraborate drug. This report outlines the methods and results of this experiment and provides a discussion of the results.
Date: 1962
Creator: Easterday, Otho D. & Hamel, Helen
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Additional Physical Property Data, U12g.01 Tunnel, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nev.

Description: Introduction: "This report presents physical property analyses for 28 additional samples and is a supplement to Geological Survey Technical Letter: Area-12-1, which gave a brief summary of the geology, descriptive data on the tunnel, and X-ray, chemical, semiquantitative spectrographic analyses, and some physical properties determinations of samples collected in the U12g.01 tunnel."
Date: October 5, 1962
Creator: Emerick, W. L.; Snyder, R. F. & Hoover, D. L.
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The Adsorption and Surface Reactions of Hydrocarbons on Clean Iridium

Description: From abstract: "The adsorption of ethane, ethylene and acetylene on clean iridium in a field emission microscope has been found to cause characteristic changes in the work function of the iridium surface. Further changes, which are time and temperature dependent, result when such surfaces are heated. Flash filament experiments have shown that the changes in work function upon heating are due to desorption reactions and that the desorbed product consists principally of hydrogen. By assuming a linear relationship between surface coverage and work function, it has been possible to determine the desorption kinetics from the observed rates of work function change at various temperatures. The results are consistent with a mechanism involving stepwise surface dehydrogenation in which a pair of hydrogen atoms is removed from the hydrocarbon molecule in each step, followed by desoption of the adsorbed hydrogen. At very high temperatures the remaining carbon atoms are removed, presumably by evaporation."
Date: April 7, 1962
Creator: Arthur, John R., Jr. & Hansen, Robert S.
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Advanced Indirect Cycle Water Reactor Studies for Maritime Applications: Part 1. Cost Analysis and Future Development

Description: First part of the "final report of a study directed toward the evolution, design, and demonstration of the principle design features of interim indirect cycle water cooled and moderated nuclear power plants which will be useful in early cooperative programs between the Atomic Energy Commission and the United States maritime industry" (p. I-ii).
Date: April 1962
Creator: Combustion Engineering, inc. Nuclear Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Advanced Indirect Cycle Water Reactor Studies for Maritime Applications: Part 2. Plant Conceptual Studies

Description: Second part of the "final report of a study directed toward the evolution, design, and demonstration of the principle design features of interim indirect cycle water cooled and moderated nuclear power plants which will be useful in early cooperative programs between the Atomic Energy Commission and the United States maritime industry" (p. II-i).
Date: March 1962
Creator: Combustion Engineering, inc. Nuclear Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aeroradioactivity Survey and Areal Geology of Parts of East-Central New York and West-Central New England (ARMS-I)

Description: Report concerning "[a]n airborne gamma-radiation survey of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and parts of New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont" (p. 5) made between 1958 and 1960 that indicated that a broad range of radioactivity exists in those areas depending on the type of bedrock. Correlations are drawn between this radioactivity and the geology of the region.
Date: August 1962
Creator: Popenoe, Peter
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Analysis of Carbon Monoxide-Nitrogen Mixtures by High Resolution Mass Spectrometry

Description: From abstract: "A single focusing mass spectrometer has been converted into a double focusing instrument. Relatively high resolution is obtained by decreasing the slit widths and minimizing the ion-optic aberrations. A relatively low ion accelerating voltage (2000 volts) is utilized compared to those normally used for high resolution work. The entire construction was performed at these laboratories. Essentially all of the original equipment was reused in the double focusing system. Although the original source slit was decreased from 10 to 0.4 mils and the source α value was decreased from 0.04 to 0.008 radians, sufficient sensitivity is obtained for quantitative gas analysis with the ordinary electrometer tube amplifiers utilizing 4 x 10[^]10 ohms input grid resistors and 100 per cent inverse feedback. Carbon monoxide-nitrogen mixtures were analyzed quantitatively. The results indicate that direct quantitative analysis can be obtained on mixtures ranging from 99 per cent to 10 per cent carbon monoxide in nitrogen. Analysis of lower percentages may be made possible through indirect reading of the peak should it be necessary. It appears that the instrument should be adaptable to research problems concerning these two gases. The immediate problem posed is the analysis of oxygen and nitrogen in metals. Other applications may be possible such as analysis of metastable fragment ions of hydrocarbons or identification of doublet peaks requiring high resolution."
Date: February 1962
Creator: Conzemius, Robert Joseph & Svec, Harry J. (Harry John), 1918-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analysis of Coaxial Two-Terminal Conical Capacitor

Description: From Abstract: "The electric field is plotted and its construction steps for axial symmetry are given."
Date: April 6, 1962
Creator: Selby, M. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analysis of Electric Energy Usage in Air Force Houses Equipped with Air-to-Air Heat Pumps

Description: From Introduction: "One part of this study, which is presented in this Monograph, consists of an analysis of electric energy usage and electric power demand data obtained from a sample group of occupied houses at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, equipped with heat pumps, water heaters, cooking ranges, clothes dryers, and miscellaneous appliances all operated by electricity."
Date: July 13, 1962
Creator: Achenbach, Paul R.; Davis, Joseph C. & Smith, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analytical Standards for Trace Elements in Petroleum Products

Description: Report discussing a search conducted for stable, oil-soluble, organic compounds of metals (and other elements) for use in the spectrographic analysis of petroleum products. Compounds having suitable physical properties have been selected as standards. Methods are given for preparation of the compounds and for the spectrographic and chemical analysis of the chosen standards. Procedures are described for the preparation of stable solutions thereof in petroleum oils.
Date: October 1, 1962
Creator: Isbell, H. S.; Tipson, R. Stuart; Hague, J. L.; Scribner, B. F.; Smith, W. Harold; Wade, Clarence W. R. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department