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Uranium Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance Data Release for the Montana Portion of the Hamilton, Montana/Idaho, NTMS Quadrangle

Description: from Summary: This report describes work done in Hamilton, Montanan/Idaho, National Topographic Map Series (NTMS) quadrangle (1:250 000 scale) by the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL) as part of the nationwide Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR).
Date: March 1978
Creator: Aamodt, Paul L.
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Prototype gauge for measuring contour and wall thicknesses of hemispherical parts. [Interferometer]

Description: A prototype gauge (gage) was designed and fabricated using air bearings in a new configuration to provide less error and distortion during inspection of hemispherical parts. No wear occurs on the moving parts during operations and accuracy of alignment is maintained. The gauge will check outside radial distance, inside radial, and outside radial and wall, and inner radial and wall thicknesses of parts. The gauge contains only four moving parts, which increases the measuring accuracy. A horizontal table rotates. A table mounted on the horizontal table at 45/sup 0/ rotates through two transducers. All moving parts are mounted on hydrostatic gas bearings. Laser interferometric, air-bearing gauge heads are used to obtain the required data. Investigation of a hemispherical part is in any desired spiral path from equator to pole. Measurement information is obtained from two laser interferometric transducers using linear air bearings. The transducers use a Spectra Physics Model-120 helium and neon laser. Working range of each transducer is 1.5 inches. The fringe voltage signals are amplified and converted to inches to be displayed on a digital readout. A punched paper tape contains the nominal inside diameter (ID) and outside diameter (OD) information in Binary Coded Decimal form. The tape is fed into a digital computer which calculates error information on ID, OD, and wall thickness. This information is converted to analog form and displayed simultaneously on a strip-chart recorder.
Date: March 1, 1976
Creator: Aarts, H. J. & Robertson, J. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Using field theory in hadron physics

Description: Topics are covered on the connection of field theory and hadron physics. The renormalization group and infrared and ultraviolet limits of field theory, in particular quantum chromodynamics, spontaneous mass generation, color confinement, instantons, and the vacuum state in quantum chromodynamics are treated. 21 references. (JFP)
Date: March 1, 1978
Creator: Abarbanel, H.D.I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal energy organization

Description: This report presents information about Federal energy organization for handling the energy issues with in nation's interest.
Date: March 4, 1975
Creator: Abbasi, Susan R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Large aperture contact ionized Cs/sup +1/ ion source for an induction linac

Description: A 500 KeV one-ampere Cs/sup +1/ ion beam has been generated by contact ionization with a 30 cm dia. iridium hot plate. Reproducibility of space charge limited ion current wave forms at repetition rates up to 1 Hz has been verified. The beam is characterized to be very bright and suitable as an ion source for the induction linac based heavy ion fusion scheme. The hot anode plate was found to be reliable and self-cleaning during the operation.
Date: March 1979
Creator: Abbott, Steven; Chupp, Warren; Faltens, Andris; Herrmannsfeldt, William; Hoyer, Egon; Keefe, Denis et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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MACK/MACKLIB System for Nuclear Response Functions

Description: The MACK computer program calculates energy pointwise and multigroup nuclear response functions from basic nuclear data in ENDF/B format. The new version of the program MACK-IV, incorporates major developments and improvements aimed at maximizing the utilization of available nuclear data and ensuring energy conservation in nuclear heating calculations. A new library, MACKLIB-IV, of nuclear response functions was generated in the CTR energy group structure of 171 neutron groups and 36 gamma groups. The library was prepared using MACK-IV and ENDF/B-IV and is suitable for fusion, fusion-fission hydrids, and fission applications.
Date: March 15, 1978
Creator: Abdou, M. A. & Gohar, Y. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PL/I programming language

Description: PL/I is a large and powerful multipurpose programming language, designed for use in business and in scientific applications as well as in systems programming applications such as writing operating systems. The data types, declarations, expressions, type conversion, and assignment, storage types, procedures, scopes, and environments, on-units and on-statements, other statements affecting flow of control, files and record input--output, and stream input--output are set forth. 9 references. (JFP)
Date: March 1, 1978
Creator: Abrahams, P
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Elastic and strength properties of Hanford concrete mixes at room and elevated temperatures

Description: The effects of long-term exposure to elevated temperatures on the physical properties of concrete mixes used in Hanford radioactive waste storage tanks were determined. Temperature had a significant effect on the elastic modulus of concretes. Poisson's ratio determined by the sonic method remained relatively constant. The splitting tensile strength increased rapidly up to 190 days of age. Then strength decreased to about 350 days and either leveled off or increased from that point on. Compressive strength data were erratic. (FS)
Date: March 1, 1979
Creator: Abrams, M. S.; Gillen, M. & Campbell, D. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Flexible cubic spline interpolation

Description: This report describes a simple, efficient, and flexible program for cubic spline interpolation in one dimension, suitable for inclusion in the ANL Subroutine Library and in an interactive timesharing system. Most of the cubic spline programs already available either restrict the boundary conditions to knowledge of the first derivative at both end points, or require the second derivatives to vanish at these points. The program described here removes these restrictions and enables the user to adopt boundary conditions appropriate for his own problem. The advantage is demonstrated for the extreme case of interpolating the function x log (1/x), which has singularities in all its derivatives at x = 0.
Date: March 1, 1972
Creator: Abu-Shumays, I. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Flexible cubic spline interpolation

Description: This report describes a simple, efficient, and flexible program for cubic spline interpolation in one dimension, suitable for inclusion in the ANL Subroutine Library and in an interactive timesharing system. Most of the cubic spline programs already available either restrict the boundary conditions to knowledge of the first derivative at both end points, or require the second derivatives to vanish at these points. The program described here removes these restrictions and enables the user to adopt boundary conditions appropriate for his own problem. The advantage is demonstrated for the extreme case of interpolating the function x log (1/x), which has singularities in all its derivatives at x = 0.
Date: March 1, 1972
Creator: Abu-Shumays, I.K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Optical probe for local void fraction and interface velocity measurements. [BWR; PWR]

Description: In view of the importance of obtaining unsteady local void fraction and interface velocities in liquid-vapor two-phase flows, an optical probe with a controlled tip geometry was developed and is described. In order to minimize the disturbances caused to the flow field by the presence of the probe, its dimensions have been miniaturized. The electronic and hydrodynamic response of the probe were investigated experimentally. The probe was found to be sensitive to both the interface velocities and the phase present at the probe tip. A possible explanation for the behavior of the probe is presented. Within the velocity range checked and with proper calibration, the optical probe developed can be used to determine both local void fractions and interface velocities.
Date: March 1, 1978
Creator: Abuaf, N.; Jones, O.C. Jr. & Zimmer, G.A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Advanced Fuel Cell Development Progress Report: October-December 1977

Description: Quarterly report discussing fuel cell research and development work at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). This report describes work aimed at understanding and improving the performance of fuel cells having molten alkali-carbonate mixtures as electrolytes; the fuel cells operate at temperatures near 925 K.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Ackerman, J. P.; Kinoshita, K.; Finn, P. A.; Sim, J. W. & Nelson, P. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Advanced fuel cell development. Progress report, October--December 1977. [LiAlO/sub 2/ matrix for molten carbonate electrolytes]

Description: Advanced fuel cell research and development activities in Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) during the period October to December 1977 are described. This work has been aimed at understanding and improving the performance of fuel cells having molten alkali-carbonate mixtures as electrolytes; the fuel cells operate at temperatures near 925/sup 0/K. The largest part of this effort has been directed toward development of methods for fabricating and evaluating electrolyte structures for these cells. Cell performance, life, and cost are the criteria of optimization. During this quarter, the desirable physical characteristics of LiAlO/sub 2/ particles, which act to retain the molten carbonates in the electrolyte structure of the cell, have been more clearly defined; a low temperature synthesis of the stable ..gamma..-allotrope of LiAlO/sub 2/ has been devised; an extensive study of LiAlO/sub 2/ stability has begun; and analytical methods have been refined for separating LiAlO/sub 2/, in unaltered form, from carbonates. Testing of various electrolyte structures and other components in 7-cm-dia round cells has provided a means for evaluating new electrolyte developments and verifying a previously developed method for protecting the wet-seal areas of a cell from corrosion.
Date: March 1, 1978
Creator: Ackerman, J.P.; Kinoshita, K.; Finn, P.A.; Sim, J.W. & Nelson, P.A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Sodium oxide aerosol study: NSPP runs 101 to 105, data record report. [LMFBR]

Description: This data record report summarizes the first five sodium oxide aerosol tests conducted in the Nuclear Safety Pilot Plant (NSPP) project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The goal of the project is to establish the validity (or level of conservatism) of the aerosol behavioral code, HAARM-2, and follow-on codes under development at the Battelle Columbus Laboratories for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Included in the report are descriptions of the five tests together with graphs and tables summarizing the results.
Date: March 9, 1978
Creator: Adams, R. E.; Kress, T. S. & Parsly, Jr., L. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Model for magnetic reconnection

Description: A forced reconnection problem was modeled by two infinite wires that are embedded in a plasma which carry parallel currents. They are brought together at a specified rate. The distance between the wires is taken as 2a(1-e/sup ..omega..t/). For small displacements, the hydromagnetic equations can be linearized and solved asymptotically. For larger displacements, the plasma behavior can be estimated by use of scaling arguments. We determine a local velocity of magnetic reconnection and show that it is essentially equal to the maximum possible reconnection velocity (that of the corresponding vacuum case) up to the time when this velocity approaches the local Alfven speed. We compare the details of our solution with the Sweet-Parker and Petschek reconnection theories.
Date: March 1, 1978
Creator: Adler, E.A. & Kulsrud, R.M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hydrogen engine performance analysis project. Quarterly report

Description: The objective of this project is to address the problems identified in order to obtain the data-base covering performance, operational characteristics and emissions essential for making a rational decision regarding the selection and design of prototype hydrogen-fueled, air-breathing engines capable of being manufactured for general automotive use. The project program plan calls for investigation of pre-intake valve closing fuel ingestion (Pre IVC) hydrogen-fueled engines during the first two of the three year project. With Pre IVC engines the fuel is introduced into the combustion chamber prior to closing of the intake valve. This is in contrast to Post IVC engines in which fuel is introduced in the cylinder after the intake valve closes. Post IVC engines are to be investigated during the third year according to the project program plan. This quarterly report is a summary of the work accomplished during the first three months of the project.
Date: March 1, 1977
Creator: Adt, R.R. Jr. & Swain, M.R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hydrogen engine performance analysis project. Quarterly report

Description: The objective of this project is to address the problems identified in the literature and in the project proposal in order to obtain the data-base covering performance, operational characteristics and emissions essential for making a rational decision regarding the selection and design of prototype hydrogen-fueled, air-breathing engines capable of being manufactured for general automotive use. The project program plan calls for investigation of pre-intake valve closing fuel ingestion (Pre IVC) hydrogen-fueled engines during the first two of the three year project. With Pre IVC engines the fuel is introduced into the combustion chamber prior to closing of the intake valve. This is in contrast to Post IVC engines in which fuel is introduced in the cylinder after the intake valve closes. Post IVC engines are to be investigated during the third year according to the project program plan. This quartery report is a summary of the work accomplished during the first three months of the project. For completeness it contains information presented in the first two monthly reports.
Date: March 1, 1977
Creator: Adt, R.R. Jr.; Swain, M.R. & Pappas, J.M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Development of a High Velocity Solid Particle Launcher for Laboratory Erosion Studies. [Reentry Vehicle Heat Shields]

Description: A solid particle launcher for laboratory erosion studies has been developed and successfully demonstrated. Performance of the launcher is predicted by a two-dimensional, time-dependent theoretical analysis to within the experimental uncertainty. The present device accelerates 100 μm diameter glass spheres to velocities of 2.1+/- 0.6 km/sec. The system is safe, reliable, and has a test repetition of about 2 shots/hour.
Date: March 1, 1975
Creator: Aeschliman, D. P.; Mulac, A. J.; Guzman, J. A.; Eaton, R. R. & Fox, R. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Residual bouguer gravity anomaly map of northern New Mexico

Description: The map is computer contoured from equidistant grid and bicubic spline interpolated surface. Bouguer gravity anomaly correction applied is g/sub BC/ = (0.034) x (elevation - regional elevation), with density 2.67 g/cc. Overall dimensions are 41/sup 1///sub 2/'' x 43''; scale is 1 : 500,000. (JGB)
Date: March 1, 1977
Creator: Aiken, C. L. V.; Laughlin, A. W. & West, F. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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