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Final Safeguards Summary Report for the Piqua Nuclear Power Facility

Description: Summary: This report contains a description of the final design of the Piqua Nuclear Power Facility (PNPF); an outline of the test and operating procedures, and the organization and responsibilities; and a summary of the hazards and safeguards analyses that have been conducted to evaluate the safety of the facility operations.
Date: August 1, 1961
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300,000-KWE SGR Nuclear Power Plant of Current Technology

Description: Abstract: This report describes a 300,000-kwe, sodium-cooled, graphite-moderated nuclear power plant based on existing technical information.
Date: August 1, 1960
Creator: Renard, J.; Peckinpaugh, C. L. & Aronstein, R. E.
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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.
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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.
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U-10 Wt % Mo Fuel Element: Irradiation in SRE

Description: From abstract: The fuel element assembly was successfully irradiated in the SRE to a maximum burnup of 5300 Mwd/MTU, at a peak fission rate of approximately 1.5 x 10E13 fissions/cm3-sec and a maximum central temperature near 1200F.
Date: August 31, 1965
Creator: Arnold, J. L.; Miller, K. J. & Peterson, R. M.
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The High-Temperature Irradiation Behavior of Hypostoichiometric Uranium Monocarbide

Description: From abstract: A series of three multi-compartmented experiments was designed to investigate the irradiation behavior uranium carbide fuels, as a function of composition, temperature, and burn-up; and the mechanical properties of Type 304 stainless steel, as a function of temperature and integrated thermal neutron flux.
Date: August 31, 1965
Creator: Hahn, R. D.
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Thermal Stress Testing of Beryllium Oxide Moderator Shapes

Description: Abstract: Perforated BeO plates were thermal shock tested to evaluate the effect of: (1) localized temperature variations adjacent to the perforations, and (2) radial gradients across the entire plate.
Date: August 1, 1962
Creator: Sujata, H. L.; King, M. & Waters, F. J.
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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.
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Capsule Irradiation of Unalloyed Uranium at High Temperatures

Description: Abstract: Cast and Wrought specimens and restrained wrought specimens of unalloyed uranium were irradiated in the Materials Testing Reactor, as the first in a series of experiments to develop fuel materials for sodium cooled reactors.
Date: August 15, 1962
Creator: Harrington, D. G. & Newton, J. B.
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Boiling Studies for Sodium Reactor Safety: Part 1, Experimental Apparatus and Results of Initial Tests and Analysis

Description: Abstract: An experimental and analytical research program is described which is designed to meet certain specific needs for data and methods required to make improved predictions of transient voids, burnout, flow, and fuel temperature during extreme accidents in sodium-cooled reactors.
Date: August 30, 1963
Creator: Noyes, R. C.
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SRE Heat Transfer System Demolition

Description: From introduction: This report details the extensive modifications to the SRE heat transfer systems required to accomplish increased capacity objectives.
Date: August 31, 1965
Creator: Nicholson, J. O.
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Annual Technical Progress Report, AEC Unclassified Programs: 1966

Description: Annual report describing progress on unclassified research programs funded by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission during the 1965-66 fiscal year.
Date: August 31, 1966
Creator: North American Aviation. Atomics International Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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