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Economic Evaluation of a 300 Mwe Fast Supercritical Pressure Power Reactor

Description: Report regarding Hanford Laboratories' 300 Mwe fast supercritical pressure power reactor. This includes descriptions of the plant and reactor, their operations, safety systems, and plant economics. Appendices begin on page 107.
Date: December 9, 1963
Creator: Aase, D. T.; Fox, J. C.; Hennig, R. J.; Peterson, R. E.; Stewart, S. L. & Toyoda, K. G.
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High Temperature Short-Time, Uranium Carbide-Metal Reactions

Description: Report investigating the compatibility of uranium carbide with tungsten, tantalum, molybdenum, Zircaloy-2, AISI 304L SS, Inconel, Hastelloy F, niobium-1% Zr, and niobium-33% Ta-1% Zr. These pairs were heated together at 1000 C and above for ten minutes.
Date: March 1963
Creator: Christensen, J. A.
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Health Physics Instrument Manual

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing a Health Physics Instrument Manual. Descriptions, characteristics, and applications of different instruments are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 16, 1963
Creator: Davis, D. M. & Gupton, E. D.
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UT-4: An Automatic Ultrasonic Tester for Closures of Hanford I&E Fuels

Description: Report that "describes the equipment, technologies of use, and reliability of an ultrasonic tester - designated UT-4 - capable of detecting very small defects in the brazed closures of reactor fuel elements" (p. 2).
Date: May 1963
Creator: Hunter, D. O. & Zeutschel, M. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Prototype Burst Test Unit for irradiated Pressure Tubes

Description: Report that "describes the development of a prototype test chamber in which sections of irradiated pressure tubes from the Hanford [Laboratories] reactors are burst at elevated temperatures" (p. 2).
Date: January 1963
Creator: Jackson, P. M.
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In-Pile Radiation Corrosion Experiments with Zirconium, Titanium, and Steel Alloys in 0.17 m UO2SO4 Solutions at 280°C

Description: In-pile loop experiments L-2-15 and L-4-16 were two of a series designed to test the radiation corrosion of Zircaloy-2 and other possible reactor construction materials in UO2SO4 solutions under various conditions of radiation intensities, temperatures, solution compositions, and velocity flow past specimens.
Date: June 10, 1963
Creator: Jenks, G. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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In-Pile Loop Corrosion Experiments with Uranyl Sulfate Solutions at 235 and 250 C

Description: Report presenting in-pile loop experiments DD, EE, FF, GG, L-412, L-413, and L-418, which were seven of a series designed to test the radiation corrosion of zirconium, titanium, and stainless steel alloys in solutions under various conditions of radiation intensity, temperature, solution composition, and velocity of flow. Steel specimens exposed in the loop cores showed increases in corrosive attack over that expected out-of-radiation.
Date: August 15, 1963
Creator: Jenks, G. H. & Baker, J. E.
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Corrosion Studies in Simulated N-Reactor Secondary System Water Environment

Description: Report containing the procedures and results of tests made to determine the corrosion resistance of materials in a simulation of Hanford Laboratories' N-Reactor secondary system water environment.
Date: May 1963
Creator: Larrick, A. P.
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Irradiation Behavior of High Purity Uranium

Description: Report that "describes the behavior of small, high purity uranium specimens irradiated under controlled conditions" (p. 2).
Date: November 1963
Creator: Leggett, R. D.; Mastel, B. & Bierlein, T. K.
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The Strain Aging and Heat Treatment Properties of N-Reactor Connector Tubes

Description: Report regarding the determination of "the susceptibility to strain aging and the effect of stress-relief annealing on the properties of N-reactor connecting tubes made from ASTM A-106 Grade B high carbon steel" (p. 2).
Date: July 30, 1963
Creator: Pessl, H. J.
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Protective Clothing Monitoring System

Description: Report describing the development and installation of an automated conveyor-type laundry system for the purpose of monitoring laboratory clothing for beta-gamma contamination.
Date: August 1, 1963
Creator: Rankin, M. O. & Spear, W. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Portable Radiation Survey Instrument

Description: Report describing a portable radiation survey instrument, its design, and usage.
Date: September 1963
Creator: Sheen, E. M. & Spear, W. G.
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