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Final Design Report: DR-1 Gas Loop

Description: Report describing the performance, fission product tolerance, design, and costs of the DR-1 Gas Loop, which is an in-reactor test facility.
Date: March 1961
Creator: Baars, R. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Steam Cooled Power Reactor Evaluation - Beloyarsk (Ural) Reactor

Description: Report evaluating "the effects of nuclear steam superheating, as utilized in the Russian design, on the economics of electric power production, assuming the use of such a design in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes a description of the Beloyarsk Station and modifications made to the Russian designs for use in the United States.
Date: April 1961
Creator: Hanford Works
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Economic Evaluation of a 300-Mw(e) Supercritical Pressure Power Reactor

Description: Report describing a 300-Mw(e) Supercritical Pressure Power Reactor's facilities, physics, economics, and problems encountered during its development. Appendix begins on page 103.
Date: June 1961
Creator: Harty, H.; Regimbal, J. J.; Toyoda, K. G. & Widrig, R. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The RBU Reactor-Burnup Code: Formulation and Operation Procedures

Description: Report discussing the computer program RBU, which calculates the neutron, reactivity, and isotopic history of a nuclear reactor in such a way as to facilitate the predictions of fuel costs and reactor performance. This report documents RBU's various calculations and operating procedures.
Date: July 1961
Creator: Triplett, J. R.; Merrill, E. T. & Burr, J. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Failure Test of a Double Chambered NaK-Filled Irradiation Capsule

Description: Report describing tests "in which a double chambered irradiation capsule containing NaK (sodium-potassium alloy) in its inner chamber was deliberately perforated to allow NaK (the heat transfer medium) and water to react within the capsule chambers" (p. 2). The report includes descriptions of the materials used in the tests, test procedures, and results.
Date: September 1961
Creator: Kosut, B. S.; Leggett, R. D. & Marshall, R. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Thermal Hydraulics Laboratory at Hanford

Description: Report describing the experimental facilities of Hanford's Thermal Hydraulics Laboratory, its equipment, personnel, operating schedules, and safety procedures. Appendix begins on page 49.
Date: November 1961
Creator: Batch, J. M.; Toyoda, K. G. & Hanthorn, H. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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