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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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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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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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Chromosomal Aberrations in a Natural Population of Chironomus Tentans Exposed to Chronic Low-Level Environmental Radiation

Description: From introduction: "Cytological examinations of the irradiated and some unirradiated populations in the radioactive sediments of White Oak Creek and the Clinch River were made."
Date: January 29, 1964
Creator: Blaylock, B. Gordon; Auerbach, S. I. & Nelson, D. J.
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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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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Welding Plutonium-Containing Fuel Elements

Description: Report discussing the manual and automatic welding techniques for fuel elements containing plutonium with Zircaloy-2 aluminum, and stainless steel cladding, 0.013 to 0.0889 cm (0.005 to 0.350 in.) thick" (p. 3).
Date: June 1964
Creator: Lemon, L. C.; Ross, W. T. & Bailey, W. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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6144-Channel Time-of-Flight Analyzer

Description: Report describing a 6144-channel analyzer designed and built for the purpose of analyzing time-of-flight during studies of slow neutron scattering at Hanford Laboratories. This includes descriptions of the analyzer, its logic and circuits, and its test mode.
Date: September 1964
Creator: Walker, R. A. & Russell, J. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Progress in Nondestructive Testing: A Summary of Hanford Achievements in These Programs Under General Electric, 1952 - 1964

Description: Report discussing the development of Hanford Laboratories' nondestructive testing programs and a summary of their results. Programs include AlSi fuel testing, N-Reactor fuel testing, and reactor research and development.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Walker, R. A. & Russell, J. T.
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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The Effect of Deionized Water on the Reactor Effluent Activities: Part 2 - Zirconium and Aluminum Clad Fuel

Description: Report containing experimental data testing the hypothesis that aluminum reactor tubes were "the site of most radioisotope production in the deionized water cooled system" and that zirconium tubes provided "only nominal participation" (p. 2).
Date: October 1964
Creator: Silker, W. B. & Thomas, C. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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