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Sodium Reactor Experiment Power Expansion Program: Heat Transfer Systems Modifications

Description: Abstract: Under the Power Expansion Program (PEP), modifications have been made to the Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE) facility to improve plant reliability and permit an increase in power to 30 Mwt, with a reactor coolant outlet temperature up to 1200°F.
Date: October 9, 1964
Creator: Freede, W. J. & Roberts, J. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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UC Fuel Element Design and Fabrication

Description: Abstract: Uranium monocarbide shows considerable potential for use as a fuel in high temperature, high power density, nuclear power reactors. As Atomics International is proposing its use in sodium graphite type reactors, it was necessary to develop a process for fabricaing sodium bonded uranium carbide fuel elements.
Date: August 1, 1964
Creator: Draganchuk, W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Study of SCTI Control System

Description: Introduction: This report has been prepared to document the extensive analytical work required to design the control system for the Sodium Components Test Installation (SCTI), constructed for the Atomic Energy Commission at the Atomics International field laboratory.
Date: December 1, 1964
Creator: Griffin, C. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Refabrication and Encapsulation of Highly Irradiated Uranium Dioxide

Description: Abstract: One hundred gram quantities of uranium dioxide, irradiated to burnup as great as 21,000 Mwd/MTU and previously reprocessed by AIROX (Atomics International Reduction Oxidation), were refabricated into high density pellets and encapsulated for re-irradiation.
Date: December 1, 1964
Creator: Guon, J.; Bodine, J. E. & Sullivan, R. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Evaluation of Coolant Impurity Removal Equipment at the OMRE

Description: Abstract: The experimental application of centrifugal clarification, precoat filtration, conventional filtration, and adsorption to the removal of impurities from a bypass stream of irradiated reactor coolant at the Organic Moderated Reactor Experiment is described and evaluated.
Date: October 15, 1964
Creator: Barbour, P. & Davis, W. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reactor Technology Report Number 24: Metallurgy

Description: Quarterly report issued by the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory to report to the industry on developments in unclassified reactor technology. This issue focuses on metallurgy information.
Date: May 1964
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Piqua Nuclear Power Facility Operations Analysis Program Progress Report Number 4: January-June 1964

Description: Progress report for the Piqua Reactor Operations Analysis Program describing observations and analyses at the Piqua Nuclear Power Facility (PNPF). The program goals are to monitor operations and collect data in order to ensure that the plant's operation is safe, to improve design and performance, to evaluate the performance and lifetime of the plant's components and systems, to evaluate plant safety and safeguards, and to disseminate all information to the scientific community.
Date: December 15, 1964
Creator: Cole, H. S.; Hausknecht, D. F.; Jenkins, O. G., Jr.; Lew, D. E.; Mandel, H.; Pearson, E. N. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Material Bucklings of Critical and Subcritical Uranium Carbide Fueled Graphite Assemblies: Part 1, Experiment

Description: Introduction: A series of critical and subcritical experiments have been carried out as part of the Advanced Sodium Graphite Reactor (ASGR) Critical Experiments program to provide physics information which would be directly applicable to the AGSR concept.
Date: December 1, 1964
Creator: Hillig, O. R. & Latham, D. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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SNAP 10A-PSM-1: Test Results

Description: Introduction: On November 14, 1961, an environmental test program commenced on the first SNAP 10A system structure, S10A-PSM-1.
Date: July 15, 1964
Creator: Oliva, R. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Boiling Studies for Sodium Reactor Safety: Part 2, Pool Boiling and Initial Force Convection Tests and Analyses

Description: Abstract: In fulfillment of the general objective of developing information on two-phase flow required in the safety evaluation of sodium cooled reactors, pool and forced-convection boiling of sodium were studied both experimentally and analytically.
Date: October 15, 1964
Creator: Lurie, H. & Noyes, R. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Boiling Depressurization Transients

Description: Abstract: An analytical and experimental effort toward a better understanding of the mechanisms involved in nuclear power reactor loss-of-pressure accidents is presented.
Date: August 1, 1964
Creator: Halfen, F. J. & Berganzoli, F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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SNAP 10A Structural Analysis

Description: Abstract: this report discusses and summarizes all stress analysis done on the SNAP 10A system; it also mentions many of the structural tests which were accomplished.
Date: July 15, 1964
Creator: Boulanger, J. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Structural Test on the Final SNAP 10A Prototype System

Description: Abstract: This report presents the results of the structural tests which were performed on the S10A-PSM-1A system to qualify the basic structural design for the anticipated launch environment.
Date: July 15, 1964
Creator: Henley, H. L. & Dauterman, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Piqua Nuclear Power Facility Operations Analysis Program Progress Report Number 3: July-December 1963

Description: Progress report for the Piqua Reactor Operations Analysis Program describing observations and analyses at the Piqua Nuclear Power Facility (PNPF). The program goals are to monitor operations and collect data in order to ensure that the plant's operation is safe, to improve design and performance, to evaluate the performance and lifetime of the plant's components and systems, to evaluate plant safety and safeguards, and to disseminate all information to the scientific community.
Date: July 15, 1964
Creator: Auleta, J. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Uranium Carbide Transient Heating Experiments - Phase 1

Description: Abstract: Two in-pile capsules containing mock-up uranium carbide fuel rods were subjected to a total of five neutron bursts in the TREAT facility with initial reactor periods ranging from 0.26 to 0.10 sec.
Date: August 1, 1964
Creator: Stachura, S. J.; Silberberg, M. & Cordy, R. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Stress and Elevated Temperature Fatigue Characteristics of Large Bellows

Description: From abstract: Charts in this report show axial stress distribution over exterior bellows surfaces induced by bellows axial deflection, and by internal pressurization. The influence of root rings on stress distribution is presented graphically.
Date: September 15, 1964
Creator: Winborne, R. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Flow Stability of Gas-Solids Suspensions: Final Report

Description: From abstract: One of the principal purposes of the work reported was to study the stability of gas-solids suspensions in the presence of a thermal gradient. Previously reported experience with unstable suspensions is summarized.
Date: February 1964
Creator: Wachtell, G. P. & Waggener, J. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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