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Engineering Development of Fluid-Bed Fluoride Volatility Processes: Part 5. Description of a Pilot-Scale Facility for Uranium Dioxide-Plutonium Dioxide Processing Studies

Description: Report describing a pilot plant constructed at Argonne National Laboratory for studying two major process steps for the recovery of uranium and plutonium from spent nuclear fuels of power reactors. A major objective is the demonstration of optimum process conditions for the two steps for synthetic reactor fuel compositions, including those containing mixtures of inactive fission products.
Date: 1964
Creator: Vogel, G. J.; Carls, E. L. & Mecham, W. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Argonne High-Flux Research Reactor: AHFR Conceptual Design Study

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing high-flux research reactor design studies. As stated in the summary, "this report presents a reactor design to meet the needs of the basic research program at Argonne National Laboratory. The program requires some irradiation in thermal flux...and some beam experiments..." (p. 5). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: June 1959
Creator: Link, L. E.; Armstrong, R. H.; Cameron, T. C.; Heineman, J. B.; Kelber, C. N.; Kier, P. H. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Selected Values of the Physical Properties of Various Materials

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing selected physical properties of various solids, liquids, and gases of interest in nuclear reactor heat transfer and fluid flow analysis. In most cases, values for thermal conductivity specific heat, density, viscosity, and Prandtl numbers are given as functions of temperature. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: September 1958
Creator: Tebo, F. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Lecture Notes on Reactor Shielding

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing the shielding of radiation produced by nuclear reactors. As stated in the introduction, "these lectures will be an attempt to discuss the design of a reactor shield and the solution of the associated shielding problems by simple hand-computing methods" (p. 19). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: March 1959
Creator: Grotenhuis, Marshall
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Quarterly Progress Report on Reactor Development: 4000 program

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing progress made on reactor development. Progress made on the core, pressure vessel and shield, and the power plant are presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1954
Creator: McLain, Stuart
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Condensation of Metal Vapors: Mercury and the Kinetic Theory of Condensation

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing condensation theories of metal vapors. As stated in the introduction, "the objectives of this research then are critical analysis of condensation theories and data for metal vapors and experimental evaluation of the resistance to condensation for a representative metal such as mercury" (p. 18). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Wilhelm, Donald J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Hybrid-Computer Program for Transient Temperature Calculations on TREAT Fast Reactor Safety Experiments

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing a computer program used for fast reactor safety experiments. As stated in the summary, "this report gives a detailed description of a hybrid-computer program for calculating temperatures in a multi-region, axisymmetric, cylindrical configuration consisting of solid materials bounded by flowing coolant. Included is an explanation of the mathematical methods, together with a discussion of special features, input-output descriptions, and several sample problems" (p. 7). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: September 1967
Creator: Bryant, Lawrence T.; Amiot, Lawrence W.; Dickerman, Charles E. & Stephany, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Irradiation of an Aluminum Alloy-Clad, Aluminum-Uranium Alloy-Fueled Plate

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing irradiation tests of an aluminum alloy-clad, aluminum-uranium alloy fuel plate. As stated in the introduction, "calculations were made to determine the lowest possible pressure which would allow the maximum possible local boiling on the plate and still assure a margin of safety against burnout" (p. 9). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: July 1960
Creator: Gavin, A. P. & Crothers, C. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Liquid MHD Power Cycle Studies

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing the magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) power cycle for liquid metals. The benefits, and different phases of the MHD power cycle are presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: June 1965
Creator: Petrick, Michael & Lee, Kung-You
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Generalized Computer Program for Flowsheet Calculation and Process Data Reduction

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing the PACER-65 computer program. As stated in the summary, the program "has been developed and utilized for flow sheet calculations and process-data reduction. PACER-65 is an executive program in which material- and energy-balance equations, conversion factors, etc., for each processing step are described by separate subroutines" (p. 5). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: April 1966
Creator: Koppel, L. B.; Alfredson, P. G.; Anastasia, L. J.; Knudsen, I. E. & Vogel, G. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Performance Characteristics of a Liquid Metal MHD Generator

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing the performance of magnetohydrodynamic generators. As stated in the abstract, "an experimental study was made of the performance characteristics of a liquid metal MHD generator utilizing single-phase sodium-potassium and two-phase sodium-potassium-nitrogen fluids. The purpose of this study was to compare the generator performance with theory for single-phase flow and to determine the effects of the introduction of the gaseous phase on the generator output and efficiency" (p. 9). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: July 1964
Creator: Petrick, Michael & Lee, Kung-You
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Report on Some Attempts to Cast Centrifugally Fuel Elements of Small Diameter

Description: Report issued by the Argonne national Laboratory discussing centrifugal casting of thin uranium plates. The applicability of the centrifugal casting technique to the production of multiple castings of fuel pins of small diameter and of thin fuel plates was investigated. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: March 1961
Creator: Yaggee, F. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Design and Testing of a High-Heat Flux Electron-Bombardment Heater

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory discussing the testing of an electron-bombardment heater. As stated in the abstract, "the applications of electron-bombardment heating to liquid-metal heat transfer and reactor safety experiments are discussed. The design of a high-heat-flux, electron-bombardment heater (EBH) is presented" (p. 7). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: March 1968
Creator: Carlson, R. D. & Holtz, R. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cost Study of a 100-Mw(e) Direct-Cycle Boiling Water Reactor Plant

Description: Report issued by the Argonne national Laboratory discussing a technical and economic evaluation of a direct-cycle light-water boiling reactor designed for natural circulation and internal steam-water separation. The reference 100-Mw(e) reactor power plant design evolved from the study should have the best chance (compared to similar plants) of approaching the 8 to 9 mill/kwh total power-cost level. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: July 1960
Creator: Bullinger, C. F. & Harrer, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Annual Progress Report on Fuel Element Development for Fiscal Year 1961

Description: Report that reviews the yearly progress made in Reactor Fuel and Materials Development Program at the Engineering Test Reactor (ETR) and Materials testing reactor (MTR).
Date: March 9, 1962
Creator: Gibson, G. W. & Shupe, O. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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MUFT Revision : A Fast Neutron Spectrum Code for the IBM-650

Description: Report documenting the MUFT-R program, which is "designed to solve the fast neutron transport problem for general mixtures of elements and obtain sets of average fast neutron diffusion constants for specified portions of the fast energy spectrum" (p. iii). Includes detailed derivations of utilized equations.
Date: 1962
Creator: Grimesey, Robert A.; Mullen, Frank Edward & Gannon, L. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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1024 Channel Time-of-Flight Analyzer for MTR Fast Chopper - Operating Manual

Description: Report on the principle of measuring the time-of-flight of neutrons, magnetic-core storage of detector pulses, how pulses are stored, current generator, storage cycle generator, and cathode ray oscillograph.
Date: March 11, 1959
Creator: Petree, F. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Neutron Absorption Alignment Chart

Description: From introduction: "Neutron absorption alignment chart for the measurement of neutron flux density."
Date: July 30, 1957
Creator: Nisle, Robert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Summary of the Spert-I, -II, and -III reactor facilities

Description: Report containing "[a] brief description and design data summary of each of the SPERT Reactor Facilities is presented. Engineering, operating, and physics data are tabulated for use as basic references" (p. 3)
Date: November 1, 1957
Creator: Montgomery, C. R.; Norberg, J. A. & Wilson, T. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Engineering Test Reactor Critical Facility Hazards Summary Report, Supplement I

Description: Report that "is a supplement to IDO-16332, "The Engineering Test Reactor Critical Facility Hazards Summary Report", presenting information on the conduct in the Facility of certain experiments which are expected to be operated in the Engineering Test Reactor" (p. 3).
Date: January 24, 1958
Creator: deBoisblanc, D. R.; Burdick, Earl E. & DeBoer, T. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Source Strength Information for Shielding and Stack Effluent Calculations: a Standard Practices Guide

Description: Report presenting the curves and methods used "for determining gross fission product gamma energy in Mev/sec-watt, gross fission product beta decay in curies/sec-watt, delayed uranium fission neutrons in neutrons/sec-watt and N16 and N17 decay in photons/sec-cc of water" (p. 1).
Date: October 3, 1958
Creator: Jones, L. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Maintenance of ETR Coolant

Description: Report describing the maintenance system in place for the coolant system of an Engineering Test Reactor (ETR).
Date: August 15, 1958
Creator: Haas, F. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Experimental Organic Cooled Reactor : Conceptual Design

Description: Report presenting the design, research programs, and design objectives for an Organic-Cooled Reactor.
Date: December 1, 1959
Creator: Huffman, John R.; Nyer, W. E. & Rainwater, J. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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