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Ames Laboratory Annual Summary Research Report in Metallurgy: 1960

Description: Annual summary documenting research related to metallurgy at Ames Laboratory. Discussions are given of developments in the following areas: the preparation and purification of metals; phase equlibria and thermodynamic properties of alloys; physical and mechanical properties of metals and alloys; solid state studies; separation processes; and investigations dealing with diffusion, oxidation, and reduction, halide reactions, preparations, vapor pressure measurements, and transport reactions. (B.O.G.)
Date: December 1960
Creator: Ames Laboratory
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor Final Safeguard Analysis: Supplement 2, Consequences of a Primary Coolant Leak

Description: Review of previous work is presented in addition to the results of recent studies concerning loss of primary coolant when the system is cold and pressurized and the problem of supplying adequate cooling following the injection of light water.
Date: November 15, 1960
Creator: Wittenbrock, N. G. & Muraoka, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Nuclear Superheat Meeting: October 1960

Description: From introduction: This report discusses AEC-sponsored nuclear superheat meetings whose primary purpose is to keep the AEC contractors engaged in nuclear superheat projects abreast of the overall AEC superheat program and to provide a means for the exchange of current technical information.
Date: November 10, 1960
Creator: Mravca, Andrew E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Gas-Cooled Reactors in the USA: A Survey and Recommendation

Description: Report that provides "an understanding of the status of gas-cooled reactors as used for unclassified applications" and determining "phases of advanced research and development needed in the field and from these to recommend a program for high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors" (p. 5).
Date: November 1960
Creator: Armstrong, R. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: June 1, 1960 - September 1, 1960

Description: Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Date: October 1, 1960
Creator: Hardy, Edward P., Jr.; Rivera, Joseph & Frankel, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Compendium of Information for Use in Controlling Radiation Emergencies: Including Lecture Notes from a Training Session at Idaho Falls, Idaho, February 12-14, 1958 (Revised)

Description: From introduction: This report is a summary of the lecture material in the training course held at Idaho Falls, Idaho, to familiarize members of radiological assistance teams with information helpful in the response to an unusual accident including release of radioactive materials to a populated environment.
Date: September 1960
Creator: Brodsky, Allen & Beard, G. Victor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Calculated Equilibrium Distributions for the Uranyl Nitrate - Tributyl Phosphate - Dilute Nitric Acid System for Temperatures Between 25 and 75 C

Description: Report discussing the "equilibrium uranium distribution between an aqueous nitric acid solution and a 30 per cent by volume solution of tributyl phosphate in a hydrocarbon diluent" (p. 2). This includes the necessary equations.
Date: August 12, 1960
Creator: Wilburn, N. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Fuel Core Tester - UT-2

Description: Report that "describes an instrument that nondestructively tests uranium fuel element cores by ultrasonic methods" (p. 2).
Date: July 18, 1960
Creator: Frederick, C. L. & Waldkoetter, G. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hanford Controlled Potential Coulometer

Description: Report describing the Hanford Laboratory controlled potential coulometer. This includes the theory behind the coulometer, details of its circuitry, and performance tests. Appendix begins on page 23.
Date: July 11, 1960
Creator: Connally, R. E. & Scott, F. A.
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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Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: March 1, 1960 - June 1, 1960

Description: Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Date: July 1, 1960
Creator: Hardy, Edward P., Jr.; Klein, Stanley & Rivera, Joseph
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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