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Evaluation of Irradiated OMRE Fuel Elements First Core Loading

Description: Abstract: Irradiated fuel elements from the Organic Moderated Reactor Experiment (OMRE) first core loading have been examined and evaluated to determine: (1) the stability of the floating plate fuel element design, (2) the stability of the stainless steel clad UO2 - stainless steel cermet core fuel plates under irradiation and exposure to the organic coolant, (3) the extent and nature of deposits on the fuel element services, and (4) the distribution of burnup in the fuel elements.
Date: March 1, 1960
Creator: Walter, J. H.; Leirich, J. F. & Calkins, G. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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OMR Control-Safety Rod Component Development Tests

Description: Abstract: A magnetic-jack control-safety rod is under development for the 45.5 thermal megawatt Organic Moderated Reactor. The rod is "unitized," i.e., the poison element, drive, position indicator, and shock absorber are contained in a compact assembly which is inserted in a regular fuel channel opening in the core. Tests to develop components capable of operating under these conditions are described and results are reported.
Date: September 15, 1959
Creator: Howell, J. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reactivity Absorbed by Xenon-135 in the SRE

Description: Abstract: The measurement and calculation of the reactivity absorbed by Xe135 as functions of time after shutdown for the SRE are described.
Date: January 28, 1960
Creator: Woodruff, R. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Organic Moderated Reactor Experiment : Safeguards Summary

Description: Abstract: This report presents a description of the Organic Moderated Reactor Experiment (OMRE), of the hazards associated with this experiment, and all of the safeguards taken to ensure the safety of the operating personnel and the population of the surrounding area.
Date: February 1, 1958
Creator: Sletten, H. L. & Blue, L. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Preliminary Test of Natural-Circulation Double-Tube Steam Generator

Description: Abstract: Testing of the Natural Circulation Steam Generator has been conducted with the Sodium Reactor Experiment. A necessary modification of the original feed-water control system was utilized.
Date: December 1, 1959
Creator: Welsh, R. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Development of a Fuel Handling System for an Organic Moderated Reactor

Description: Abstract: This report describes the features of several systems which were rejected as inadequate, and the evaluation of a design leading to the construction of a prototype cask and its associated equipment.
Date: 1959
Creator: Leppard, J. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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OMRE Fuel Plate Surface Temperature Measurement

Description: Abstract: Accurate measurement of OMRE fuel-element surface temperatures is important for evaluation of the performance of organic compound as moderator and coolant materials in nuclear reactors; a mixture of polyphenyls has been used in reactor operation to-date.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: Sudar, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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P-V-T Relationships of BF₃ Gas

Description: Abstract: A generalized equation of state developed by Gouq-Jen Su and Chien-Hou Chang is used for predicting P-V-T behavior of BF3 at high gas densities.
Date: July 30, 1960
Creator: Smith, C. R. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hot-Pressure Bonding of OMR Fuel Plates

Description: Abstract: An alluminum-clad low-enrichment, uranium-alloy fuel element of flat plate configuration has been proposed for the Organic Moderated Reactor (OMR).
Date: November 15, 1959
Creator: Alm, G. V.; Binstock, M. H. & Garrett, E. E.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Maritime Organic Moderated and Cooled Reactor

Description: Introduction: This document describes the results of a six-week conceptual design study of an organic moderated and cooled reactor (OMCR) power plant adapted to a Class T-7 tanker.
Date: May 27, 1959
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Closest Packing of Spheres (A Unifying Basis for Crystal Structures)

Description: "An intuitive approach to the understanding of crystal structures is presented in terms of the concept of the closest packing of spheres. The qualitative features of the concept are sorted out and correlated by successively treating single, double, triple, and multiple layered arrays of closest packed spheres" (p. ix).
Date: July 30, 1961
Creator: Gehman, William G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Organic Reactor Waste Gas Analyzer

Description: The design of a waste-gas treatment system for organic moderated reactors requires a knowledge of reactor waste-gas composition, generation rate, and radioactivity. To obtain data on these variables a continuous stream analyzer was constructed to analyze the waste gas from the Organic Moderated Reactor Experiment (OMRE).
Date: October 15, 1958
Creator: Gilroy, H. M. & Edwards, R. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Terminal Status Report for the Processing Refabrication Experiment

Description: Introduction: A low-capacity, low-decontamination plant can be built, as part of a power reactor complex, to avoid long distance transfer of fuel to a high-capacity aqueous processing plant. Activation of such a complex, with the processing plant adjacent to the reactor it serves, could decrease the cost of the integrated fuel cycle. The study of this concept is a major objective of the Processing Refabrication Experiment (PRE).
Date: November 15, 1959
Creator: Sinizer, D. I.; Mattern, K. L. & Kendall, E. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analysis of Stresses in Bellows

Description: Abstract: Design charts and systematic design forms are presented for simplified calculations to check the number of convolutions and thickness required to limit the deflection and pressure stress range in three types of bellows.
Date: October 15, 1964
Creator: Anderson, W. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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