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Army Gas-Cooled Reactor Systems Program Monthly Progress Report: April 1959

Description: Abstract: This monthly progress report covers the activities of the Army Gas-Cooled Reactor System Program for April 1959. The program includes a water-moderated heterogeneous reactor (Gas-Cooled Reactor Experiment I), a graphite-moderated homogeneous reactor (Gas-Cooled Reactor Experiment II), a mobile gas-cooled reactor (ML-1), and the coordination of the Gas Turbine Test Facility. [It reports] the progress of each project, the associated tests and data evaluation, the applicable design criteria, and the fabrication of reactor components" (p. 1).
Date: May 25, 1959
Creator: Aerojet-General Corporation
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Distribution of Uranium at Low Acid : Low Uranium Concentrations into 4-1/2 Percent TBP-AMSCO

Description: Report wherein acid free uranyl nitrate hexahydrate was distributed into 4-1/2 percent TBP-Amsco 125-90W and combined with various concentrations of acid in order to study the distribution of uranium and hydrolysis effects.
Date: August 23, 1956
Creator: Andelin, Robert L.; Anderson, Edward L. & McVey, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Materials Testing Reactor Project Handbook

Description: The following handbook was made for the purpose of: (1) to give a semidetailed description of the testing reactor, and (2) to explain, in so far as possible, the reasons for the design.
Date: May 7, 1951
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Uranium Concentration Meter

Description: From abstract; "Two basic instruments were developed for determining the concentration of uranium in solutions. Both instruments detect the gamma activity present in a sample solution, and interpret this analysis into direct presentation as parts per million."
Date: September 24, 1956
Creator: Arnett, Orville
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Liquid Metal Reactor Experiment Research and Development Program, June 1957

Description: Report containing research and development undertaken regarding the Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment. This includes engineering information concerning the design, construction, and operation of the experiment.
Date: June 1957
Creator: Babcock & Wilcox Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reactor Studies: Final Report, Part 1

Description: This report presents a study investigating the possibility of designing a somewhat advanced power reactor using existing and proven technology insofar as possible. It covers a preliminary analysis of a 500 mw reactor.
Date: November 1955
Creator: Babcock & Wilcox Company. Atomic Energy Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Developments in the Centrifuge Separation Project

Description: Preface: The results of the work undertaken at the University of Virginia, the research laboratory at Westinghouse, and the Standard Oil Development Co. are reported in Parts I, II, and III, respectively, of this volume.
Date: 1951
Creator: Beams, Jesse W.; Hagg, A. C. & Murphree, E. V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Organic Cooled Reactor Study [Part 3]: Reactor Concept Evaluation

Description: From summary and conclusions: The purpose of this volume is to present the results of design studies to select the optimum-sized electric power station utilizing an organic cooled nuclear reactor and to evaluate and optimize the various reactor concepts, with special attention to selection of the moderator, consistent with the basic design criteria established by the AEC.
Date: July 1959
Creator: Bechtel Corporation
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Martensitic Reaction for Uranium

Description: Series of isothermal transformation studies for improvement in fabrication and reactor performance of uranium fuel elements.
Date: June 25, 1957
Creator: Bement, A. L. & Wallace, W. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Applied Nuclear Physics Division Annual Progress Report for Period Ending September 10, 1956

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing work completed by the Applied Nuclear Physics Division during 1956. Summaries of experiments conducted and project developments are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 20, 1958
Creator: Blizard, E. P.; Simon, A.; Callihan, A. D.; Clifford, C. E.; Maienschein, F. C. & Peelle, R. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Trans-Plutonium Isotope Buildup by Neutron Irradiation of Plutonium

Description: Graphs for estimation of plutonium and trans-plutonium isotopic content of irradiated plutonium reactor fuel of various initial isotopic compositions.
Date: December 15, 1958
Creator: Brauer, F. P. & Burley, Helen H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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MTR Technical Branch Quarterly Report, Third Quarter

Description: Quarterly report for the technical branch of the Materials Testing Reactor of Idaho. Includes current developments and experiments.
Date: November 1, 1956
Creator: Conner, W. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Operational Characteristics of Submerged Gas-Lift Circulators

Description: Report that presents and interprets data taken from previous tests involving gas-lift circulators and then correlates the data for the purpose of design and operational improvements.
Date: December 1, 1955
Creator: Cook, M. W. & Waters, Elmer Dale, 1930-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Determination of Burnout Limits of Polyphenyl Coolants : Summary Report

Description: Report documenting an investigation undertaken "to establish the burnout limits of a polyphenyl mixture (...), diphenyl, Santowax R, and monoisopropyl-biphanyl for various pressures, fluid velocities, and fluid temperatures" (p. 7).
Date: February 14, 1958
Creator: Core, T. C. & Sato, K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The HGCR-1, a Design Study of a Nuclear Power Station Employing a High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor with Graphite-UO₂ Fuel Elements

Description: "The preliminary design of a 3095-Mw(thermal), helium-cooled, graphite- moderated reactor employing sign conditions, 1500 deg F reactor outlet gas would be circulated to eight steam generators to produce 1050 deg F, 1450-psi steam which would be converted to electrical power in eight 157-Mw(electrical) turbine- generators. The over-all efficiency of this nuclear power station is 36.5%. The significant activities released from the unclad graphite-UO₂ fuel appear to be less than 0.2% of those produced and would be equivalent to 0.002 curie/ cm/ sup 3/ in the primary helium circuit. The maintenance problems associated with this contamination level are discussed. A cost analysis indicates that the capital cost of this nuclear station per electrical kilowatt would be around 0, and that the production cost of electrical power would be 7.8 mills/kwhr" (p. iii).
Date: 1959
Creator: Cottrell, William B.; Copenhaver, C. M.; Culver, H. N.; Fontana, M. H.; Kelleghan, V. J. & Samuels, G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Boiling Water Reactor Study [Part 1]: 306 Mw Power Reactor Conceptual Design

Description: From introduction: In general, the objective of this study is to provide for the development of the conceptual design criteria for the most promising type of boiling water reactor and associated complete electrical generating plant consistent with a schedule calling for start of construction in July 1960.
Date: July 1959
Creator: Ebasco Services Incorporated
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Boiling Water Reactor Study [Part 2]: Separate Studies

Description: From introduction: This section presents the principal results of the optimization study done to establish the economic basis for selection of the core and fuel design.
Date: July 1959
Creator: Ebasco Services Incorporated
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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