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1.5% boron, stainless steel, 1962, September 19

Description: A test report on the brittleness of borated steel to be used in the KIWI B-5 shield capsules.
Date: September 19, 1962
Creator: Schreiber, J.J.
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40-tube overbore facility location, C Reactor

Description: Possible locations of the projected 40-tube overbore facility at the C Reactor are discussed from the standpoint of obtaining conversion ratio data applicable to a full-reactor overbore program.
Date: April 19, 1961
Creator: Nilson, R.: Nechodom, W. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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1000-Mwe SGR. 90% ThO₂, 10% UO₂ Alternate Fuel Core Thermal and Hydraulic Analysis

Description: The thermal and hydraulic core parameters were determined using the SORTD I code for 90% ThO/sub 2/, 10% UO/sub 2/ fuel both for (1) a core containing 592 fuel elements corresponding to the UC reference core with a maximum UC temperature of 2000 deg F and (2) a core containing 784 fuel elements corresponding to a UC core with a maximum UC temperature of 1750 deg F. Eighteen rod elements with 2.5 in./sup 2/ and 3.5 in./sup 2/ fuel areas, and 30 rod elements with 4.5 in./sup 2/ and 5.5 in./sup 2/ fuel areas are analyzed for 8 cases. (auth)
Date: February 19, 1964
Creator: Imig, J. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Acoustic underwater locating system. Final R&D report

Description: A small, self-powered, acoustic transponder was designed, fabriated, and tested to demonstrate the feasibility of producing a minimum-szie transponder package capable of operating at slant ranges of several miles in a deep-water environment.
Date: August 19, 1966
Creator: Fitzgerald, C. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Advanced Materials Program for January and February 1963

Description: This report explains details of the Advanced Materials Program. The purpose of this program is to develop improved alloys for nuclear powerplant structural applications in the 16000F to 2000F range and for advanced applications at temperatures to 2400F or above.
Date: April 19, 1963
Creator: United States. Department of Energy.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Advanced Once-Through Steam Generator for Sodium Application

Description: Preliminary design calculations were performed for a once-through type steam generator and reheater for advanced sodium power plants in the 300-Mwe range. Parameters and performance data are presented. (D.L.C.)
Date: September 19, 1960
Creator: Terpe, G.R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Aerosol Generator Design] : Letter Report

Description: The following report provides information on an aerosol generator fit to produce fine particles by a vaporization-condensation technique. Included is a diagram of the essential components of the generator.
Date: October 19, 1960
Creator: Rosinski, John & Stockham, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Amine Extraction of Plutonium From Nitric Acid Solutions Loading and Stripping Experiments

Description: Information is presented on a suitable amine processing system for plutonium nitrate. Experiments with concentrated plutonium nitrate solutions show that trilaurylamine (TLA) - xylene solvent systems did not form a second organic phase. Experiments are also reported with tri-noctylamine (TnOA)-xylene and TLA-Amsco - octyl alcohol. Two organic phases appear in both these systems at high plutonium nitrate concentrations. Data are tabulated from loading and stripping experiments. (J.R.D.)
Date: January 19, 1961
Creator: Wilson, A. S.
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Analysis of the stored energy distribution in D-reactor

Description: The purpose of this document is to characterize, as completely as possible, the stored energy distribution in D Reactor as of March 1958, the date of the last stored energy survey and to estimate the temperature rises which can be expected to occur during a stored energy release. D Reactor was chosen for this study only because it represents one of the oldest operating Hanford reactors and not because of any circumstances peculiar to this reactor. 14 refs., 13 figs.
Date: May 19, 1961
Creator: Morgan, W. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Annealing of Radiation Induced Defects in Fused Silica

Description: Technical report describes how glasses and crystals subjected to ionizing radiation develop absorption bands and become colored. The coloring of defects can be used to determine how nuclear reactor induced defects anneal out or disappear as an irradiated sample is heated.
Date: June 19, 1962
Creator: Levy, Paul Warren
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Application of Wax Laps to Vibratory Polishers

Description: From introduction: "In this paper the adaptation of the wax lab surface vibratory polisher is described. The wax lap requires little maintenance during the life of the lap. It is not necessary to remove any of the holding devices on the bowl to clean and recondition the lap. The bowl is merely washed out, recharged and placed in operation. The wax lap will not wrinkle or tear, nor is it necessary to change it each day such as the silk or nylon cloths."
Date: April 19, 1962
Creator: Hopkins, E. N. & Peterson, D. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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APPR-1 STARTUP ANALYSIS

Description: The Army Package Power Reactor (APPR-1) control system was analyzed to find its response to a startup accident. The system was found to be adequate, at 0.086%/sec rod withdrawal, for operation of at least twice the rated power. (C.J.G.)
Date: July 19, 1960
Creator: Stone, R. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Attenuation of Natural Environmental Radiation by an Automobile

Description: Report presenting a large number of measurements of natural environmental radiation in various parts of the United States using a 20-liter air filled polyethylene-walled ionization chamber at atmospheric pressure. The ionization current was measured with a vibrating reed electrometer connected as a continuously reading voltmeter driving a pen recorder" (p. 1).
Date: April 19, 1961
Creator: Shambon, Arthur; Lowder, Wayne M. & Solon, Leonard R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Bendix TPCV Actuator Presentation

Description: This report addresses the Bendix TPCV actuator presentation.
Date: March 19, 1964
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The Biological Effects of heavy Cosmic Ray Particles

Description: Technical report investigates creating a microbeam of deuterons to simulate cosmic rays and the results of brain irradiation, irradiation of the eye, and irradiation of hair follicles of mice. The report's conclusion was that "astronauts exposed to heavy primary particles over a period of some weeks would be expected to develop gray hairs, but this is the only significant biological damage they would suffer."
Date: June 19, 1962
Creator: Curtis, Howard J. (Howard James), 1906-
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Boiling of Freon-114 in a Three-Foot Straight Tube Evaporator

Description: Introduction: this report covers two series of tests run on a Freon evaporator containing a vertical copper tube having an outside diameter of 7/8 of an inch, heated externally for a length of 35 inches by steam condensing in a concentric jacket.
Date: October 19, 1961
Creator: Allen, Charles F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Bond-Cell Method for Complex Molecules and Metals

Description: This technical report introduces "some approximations into the basic quantum mechanical theory" so that the theory of the covalent bond and the molecular orbital method "can be combined into one which will yield quantitative rather than qualitative binding energies and cohesive energies and also distinct energy levels and band structure." This approach will provide a common method "suitable to both solid state physicists and physical chemists, for calculating the energy levels in metals and complex molecules." This report also contains figures detailing the findings. (Quotations taken from introduction)
Date: June 19, 1962
Creator: Carlson, C. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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C-1 coproduct development for N Reactor: Excerpts from N-Reactor Department research and development budget for FY-1967 and revision of budget for FY-1966

Description: This report discusses the production of weapon grade plutonium and tritium as an economically attractive mode of operation for N-Reactor. With the successful completion of the proposed research and development program coproduct production in N-Reactor could begin in January 1967. Approximately 5 kg of tritium could be produced at a reduction in unit total cost of up to $7 per gram equivalent when compared to other modes of operation of N-Reactor that yield only-weapon grade plutonium. Achieving this production level and unit cost requires a fuel and target design that will subject the materials to more severe temperature and exposure conditions than for the tube-in-tube design. Analyses of existing knowledge and experimental results obtained to date are very encouraging. However, there is a continuing need for additional experimental verification of the limiting conditions for both fuel and target to permit the specification of a production fuel and target design. The incremental cost of this program is estimated to be $1,055 million in FY-1965, $0.796 million in FY-1966 and $0.450 million in FY-1967 for a total of $2.3 million. The principal benefits to be derived from this expenditure of research and development funds are lower unit grade plutonium. When the reactor reaches equilibrium operation as a costs for both tritium and weapon dual-purpose reactor producing process steam for credit, it will be a highly competitive producer of plutonium and tritium in the AEC complex.
Date: April 19, 1965
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Causes of reactor shutdowns

Description: The purpose of this report is to present an analysis of causes of reactor shutdown as a support to various engineering programs presently under study. Continuing measurement and correlation of these facts can demonstrate the incentives and the necessity for modifying or changing present concepts in reactor safety and control circuits as reactor power levels are continuously increased.
Date: December 19, 1960
Creator: Deichman, J. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cell Population Studies on the Intestine of Continuously Irradiated Rats

Description: This technical report introduces a new method to capture entire cell populations in the intestines of rats, which have been continuously exposed to radiation.This report finds that the "total number of cells per crypt found after 5 days of irradiation decreases with increasing dose rate." This report includes four figures and two tables detailing findings.
Date: June 19, 1962
Creator: Wimber, Doris R. & Lamerton, Leonard F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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