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B and D downcomer prototype data

Description: Available pressure data on the B and D downcomers and approach piping is tabulated herein. All readings were taken with an air bubbler system; readings given in psi were taken on a Bourdon-type pressure-vacuum gauge, readings given in inches of water were read on an oil-filled manometer. In each case, fluctuations occurred and the mean value was estimated by eye. Data are presented as a function of flow rate and temperature.
Date: September 22, 1961
Creator: Corley, J. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Baby Junebug Clark with Accompanying Poem]

Description: Photograph of Junebug Clark as a baby, sitting in a high chair with his hand in his mouth. The photograph is mounted next to a poem by Joe Clark, titled "Only a Snapshot." Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 4988
Date: November 22, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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A Calculation of the Beta Energy Absorbed by Tritiated Gases in Spherical Vessels

Description: A calculation of tritium beta energy absorption in spherical bulbs filled with mixtures of tritium and other gases is ' carried out under the empirically substantiated assumption that the energy absorption per spherical shell surrounding a point tritium source is representable by a pure exponential function. Primary and successive backscattering at the wall of the vessel is taken into account by means of a very approximate calculation. The computed energy absorption function for hydrogen gas in a silvered bulb agrees within plus or minus 3% over a wide range of gas pressure with the one available set of spherical ionization chamber data. (auth)
Date: May 22, 1961
Creator: Mueller, M M
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Chemical Processing Department monthly report, April 1961

Description: Pu nitrate production was above revised forecast. 141 kCi Sr-90 was isolated in Purex and stored for decay; to date, 1190 kCi has been recovered from Purex wastes. Casks of Cs-137 and Sr-90 were turned over to AEC for ORNL. Production of UO{sub 3}, Pu metal buttons, and weapon component fabrication exceeded forecasts. Purex processing continued until April 14. The Purex neptunium campaign had low yield because of loss to waste system. The cartridge in the Purex co-decontamination column scrub section was replaced with a new design. After the Redox organic distillation pot was replaced, {gamma} activity in Redox recovered hexone increased 300 {times}; product quality returned to normal after the faulty steam traps were replaced. Fabricated parts underwent dimensional changes after machining and gaging; part dimensions have been altered to compensate. Design for the proposed caisson-lateral leak detection system was revised to contain 3 horizontal laterals beneath each tank and 7 vertical wells around each tank. A ratio exists between the Cs-137 in the coating waste solution and the total U in liquid and precipitate phases. (DLC)
Date: May 22, 1961
Creator: Reinker, P. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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EVALUATION OF ULTIMATE DISPOSAL METHOD FOR LIQUID AND SOLID RADIOACTIVE WASTES. PART I. INTERIM LIQUID STORAGE

Description: As the first part of a study to evaluate the economics of the various steps leading to and including the permanent disposal of high-activity liquid and solid radioactive waste, costs of interim liquid storage of acid and alkaline Purex and Thorex wastes were estimated for storage times of 0.5 to 30 years. A 6- ton/day plant was assumed, processing 1500 tons/year of uranium converter fuel at a burnup of 10,000 Mwd/ton and 270 tons/year of thorium converter fuel at a burnup of 20,000 Mwd/ton. Tanks of Savannah River design were assumed, with stainless steel construction for acid wastes and mild steel construction for neutralized wastes. The operating cycle of each tank was assumed to consist of equal filling and emptying periods plus a full (or dead) period. With interim storage time defined as filling time plus full time, tank costs were minimum when full time was 40 to 70% of the interim storage time, using present worth considerations. For waste storage times of 0.5 to 30 years, costs ranged from 2.2 x 10/sup -3/ to 9.5 x 10/sup -3/ mill/kwh/sub e/ for acid wastes and from 1.7 x 10/sup -3/ to 5.1 x 10/sup -3/ mill/kwh/sub e/ for neutralized wastes. (auth)
Date: August 22, 1961
Creator: Bradshaw, R.L.; Perona, J.J.; Roberts, J.T. & Blomeke, J.O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Evaluation of Wire Scanner for SM-1

Description: Preliminary design concepts are presented for a wire scanner for experimentally evaluating spatial variations of neutron flux in the SM-l reactor core. Results of a literature search and determination of optimum criteria for flux mapping the core in minimum time dictated requirements for design concepts and specifications. The utility of both manually instrumented and automatically instrumented wire scanners was analyzed with respect to rapidity of measurement, selectivity of detector location, cost, value of data, plant downtime, and additional factors. (auth)
Date: November 22, 1961
Creator: Kemp, S. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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EXPERIMENTAL ATTEMPTS TO STABILIZE A CUBIC FORM OF BeO

Description: Binary mixtures of BeO with the oxides Al/sub 2/O/sub 3/, CaO, Li/sub 2/ O, MgO, Sc/sub 2/O/sub 3/, TiO/sub 2/, Y/sub 2/O/sub 3/, and ZrO/sub 2/ were fired to temperatures in excess of 2050 deg C in an attempt to produce a stabilized cubic crystalline modification of BeO. No evidence was observed in microscopic and x-ray diffraction analyses of the cooled specimens that a cubic form of BeO had formed in the experiment. (auth)
Date: December 22, 1961
Creator: Thoma, R.E.; Friedman, H.A. & McVay, T.N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Interim Report on the Development of an Air Pulser for Pulse Column Application

Description: The Idaho Chemical Processing Plant for several years has been studying various pulsing systems, used in extraction columns for processing irradiated nucIear fuel elements, in an effort to eliminate the mechanical difficuittes in present pulsing systems. An air puising system has been demonstrated, and a discussion is given of experimental work, pulser design, and plant operational experience with this system. It is concluded, from work completed thus far that air puising of extraction columns is a considerable improvement over other systems. (auth)
Date: September 22, 1961
Creator: Weech, M. E.; P'Pool, R. S. & MacQueen, D. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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MARITIME GAS-COOLED REACTOR PROGRAM. A REVIEW OF THE MARITIME GAS-COOLED REACTOR PROGRAM

Description: Presented at the Eleventh Professional Divisions Conference of the San Francisco Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Noveraber l6, l96l. The MGCR program and its objectives are discussed. The basic MGCR plant is described. The design of the Experimental Beryllium Oxide Reactor is also described. (M.C.G.)
Date: December 22, 1961
Creator: Trickett, K.A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Clip: Accidents]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a collision between a car and pickup truck.
Date: October 22, 1961
Duration: 56 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Animal fair]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual animal fair sponsored by the Fort Worth Children's Museum.
Date: April 22, 1961
Duration: 3 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Boat races]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a boat race at North Lake in Dallas.
Date: October 22, 1961
Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Champion fly caster]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about John Dieckman, the world's casting champion, arriving in Fort Worth.
Date: April 22, 1961
Duration: 2 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Circus]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Kelly and Miller Brothers Circus in Dallas.
Date: April 22, 1961
Duration: 1 minute 44 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Dallas wreck]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a drag race ending in a serious injury.
Date: April 22, 1961
Duration: 1 minute 18 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Grocery market]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an arrest at Gatlin's Grocery and Market.
Date: October 22, 1961
Duration: 55 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Miss Dallas contest]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Miss Dallas Pageant.
Date: April 22, 1961
Duration: 1 minute 12 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Owls Beat SMU, Face Texas Next]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a football game between Southern Methodist University and Rice University in Houston.
Date: October 22, 1961
Duration: 3 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Texas Arkansas]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a football game between the Texas Longhorns and Arkansas Razorbacks in Fayetteville.
Date: October 22, 1961
Duration: 4 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Accidents]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two victims who got critically injured in a car accident in Dallas.
Date: October 22, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Animal fair]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the yearly animal fair at the Fort Worth Children's Museum.
Date: April 22, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Bank robbery]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a robbery at the Alvord National Bank, with more than 4-thousand dollars taken in the morning.
Date: November 22, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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