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Irradiation Performance of Thoria-Urania Fuel Materials: Quarterly Technical Report, Number 2, October - December 1964

Description: From introduction: "Complete exploitation of the advantages of thorium as a fertile material in thermal and particular resonant spectrum reactors has been inhibited by the lack of quantitative physical property data for thoria and thoria-urania fuels."
Date: October 1964
Creator: Babcock & Wilcox Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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PRTR second generation shim assembly

Description: From introduction: "This document discusses the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of a second generation shim rod assembly, and testing of a second generation shim rod assembly prototype for use in the Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor."
Date: November 1964
Creator: Rasmussen, D. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Geophysical Seismic Evaluation Study at Hanford

Description: From introduction: "In June, 1963, a geophysical research program was conducted at Hanford to determine the feasibility and desirability of using seismic methods in geohydrologic studies. Detection and delineation were desired of seven different geological features that in some sites affect the movement of liquid radioactive wastes discharged to the ground."
Date: December 1964
Creator: Brown, Ruth E. & Raymond, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Nuclear Cratering Experience at the Pacific Proving Grounds

Description: Observation of the long-term effects of weathering on 10 nuclear craters over periods as long as 12 years.
Date: November 10, 1964
Creator: Circeo, Louis J., Jr. & Nordyke, Milo D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Plutonium Recycle Critical Facility: Final Safeguards Analysis Supplements

Description: Report containing supplementary material for "Plutonium Recycle Critical Facility, Final Safeguards Analyses." This material expands upon previously supplied safety information and resolves previously unreviewed safety questions. Appendix begins on page A.1.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Swanberg, F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Beta-Gamma Dose Rates from U232 in U233

Description: This report defines in detail the source of the dose rate of U233 and describes a method by which they may be predicted.
Date: April 1964
Creator: Owen, F. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Fretting Corrosion in the Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor

Description: Report that summarizes out-of-reactor tests undertaken to determine operating conditions, estimate damage from and extent of fretting corrosion, and describe continuing tests planned to monitor and eliminate this corrosion.
Date: March 1964
Creator: Winegardner, W. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analog Computer Simulation of a Pulsed Extraction Column

Description: Report describing "computer techniques used in the simulation and parameter determination, how the data were prepared for inclusion in the computer simulation, (and) methods used in presenting the results" (p. 3-4).
Date: September 1964
Creator: Benham, R. D. & Wilburn, N. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The High Flux Isotope Reactor: Volume 2, Selected Construction Drawings

Description: Report containing a series of drawings detailing the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's high flux isotope reactor, its surroundings, and its systems.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Binford, F. T.; Cramer, E. N. & Cramer, E. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Solidification of High-Level Radioactive Fuel Reprocessing Wastes by Spray and Pot Calcination: Hot-Cell Pilot Plant Studies

Description: Report regarding the calcination of full level Purex and Redox waste carried out "in a remotely operated pilot plant consisting of a radiant-heat spray calciner and a pot calciner and their associated off-gas equipment" (p. 4). This contains details of the calcination, effects on the waste, and difficulties encountered.
Date: September 1964
Creator: Allemann, R. T.; Roberts, F. P. & Upson, U. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Hanford Graphite Superheat Reactor (HGSR) Design Study and Evaluation

Description: Report containing the results of a preliminary study of a design concept for a graphite-moderated pressure tube reactor. Topics include reactor design, operating procedures, subsystems, hazards analysis, and economic potential. Appendices begin on page 174.
Date: January 1964
Creator: Hanford Atomic Products Operation. N-Reactor Project Section.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A New Model Concept for Large Nuclear Reactors

Description: Report regarding the computer assisted model for a large nuclear reactor. This includes formulas and relevant procedures.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Harvey, R. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The H-4, H-5, and H-6 Irradiation Experiments: Irradiation of N-Reactor Graphite, Interim Report Number 1

Description: Report regarding an experimental program by Hanford Laboratories' in order "to determine the long-term irradiation behavior of the graphite used as the moderator in N-Reactor. The primary objectives of the program are to provide data for predictions of the distortion of the N-Reactor moderator and the stress conditions which could arise from the difference in the the rate and extent of contraction between the transverse and parallel orientations of the graphite bars" (p. 1).
Date: October 1964
Creator: Helm, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Analog Simulation of the Hanford N-Reactor Plant, Part 1: Description of the Overall Simulation Model

Description: Report that describes Hanford Laboratories' overall N-Reactor plant simulation model and its use to study the characteristics of the plant, plant operational procedures, and the effects of plant, operator, and control system malfunctions.
Date: September 1, 1964
Creator: Swanson, C. D.; Coughren, K. D.; Dionne, P. J. & Thieme, G. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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