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Addendum to the Spert IV Hazards Summary Report: Capsule Driver Core

Description: From abstract: "explain all important features pertaining to a new pulsed irradiation reactor, the Capsule Driver, Core, and to analyze the potential problems and hazards of operating this reactor in the existing Spert IV facility."
Date: February 1965
Creator: Miller, R. W.; McCardell, Richard K. & Lagier, T. F.
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Radiological Aspects of SNAPTRAN 2/10A-3 Destructive Test

Description: From abstract: "This report describes in detail an extensive monitoring grid used to monitor the radiological effects of the destructive excursion and subsequent release of fission products."
Date: January 1965
Creator: Cordes, O. L.; Bird, R. P.; Dinneen, G. A. & Fielding, J. R.
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Post-Test Physical, Chemical and Metallurgical Analysis of SNAPTRAN-3 Fuel

Description: The fuel element damage which occurred during the SNAPTRAN-3 Destructive Test of a Snap 10A/2 reactor is described. Chemical analysis of the fuel indicated that approximately 15% of the hydrogen was released and that the core flux was higher toward the center both radially and axially. Metallurgical analysis of the fuel determined the presence of the epsilon, delta, and gamma phases in the grain structure and evidence of a possible alpha or beta phase.
Date: June 1965
Creator: Fletcher, R. D.
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STEP Project Quarterly Technical Report: January-June 1964

Description: Report regarding the Safety Test Engineering Program (STEP), the transient and destructive testing of the aerospace SNAP 10A/2 reactor, and the evaluation of the results of these tests.
Date: June 1965
Creator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Idaho Operations Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Instrumentation and Control Practices in U.S.A. Reprocessing Plants

Description: Report surveying the "[i]nstrumentation and control practices at the Hanford Plant, the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant, the Oak Ridge national Laboratory, and the Savannah River Plant" (p. iv).
Date: April 1965
Creator: Jobe, L. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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