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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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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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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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Hazards Summary Report for the Hanford Plutonium Critical Mass Laboratory

Description: Report that summarizes the potential hazards of the Hanford Critical Mass Laboratory and presents operation procedures which will limit the probability of a nuclear accident. The report also outlines the planned experimental program, descriptions of the facility, and the administration of nuclear safety in the laboratory.
Date: August 1, 1960
Creator: Reardon, W. A.; Clayton, E. D.; Brown, C. L.; Masterson, R. H.; Powell, T. J.; Richey, C. R. et al.
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Protective Clothing Monitoring System

Description: Report describing the development and installation of an automated conveyor-type laundry system for the purpose of monitoring laboratory clothing for beta-gamma contamination.
Date: August 1, 1963
Creator: Rankin, M. O. & Spear, W. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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