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Title: HANDBOOK OF NUCLEAR SAFETY

Abstract

Discussions are given of the factors that determine a critical mass, consequences of attaining a critical mass, theory of chain reactions, and margins of safety. Critical and safe conditions are included for the fissionable materi als, U-233, U-235, snd plutonium, both as pure metals and when alloyed with other metals. Considerations are given for heterogeneously and homogeneously moderated systems, and interactions occurring between units in air and water. (B.O.G.)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) & Co. Savannah River Lab., Aiken, S.C.
OSTI Identifier:
4062854
Report Number(s):
DP-532
NSA Number:
NSA-15-021396
DOE Contract Number:  
AT-(07-2)-1
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS; AIR; ALLOYS; CRITICALITY; FISSIONABLE MATERIALS; HOMOGENEOUS REACTORS; INTERACTIONS; MASS; METALS; MODERATORS; NUCLEAR REACTIONS; PLUTONIUM; REACTORS; SAFETY; URANIUM 233; URANIUM 235; WATER

Citation Formats

Clark, H.K. HANDBOOK OF NUCLEAR SAFETY. United States: N. p., 1961. Web. doi:10.2172/4062854.
Clark, H.K. HANDBOOK OF NUCLEAR SAFETY. United States. doi:10.2172/4062854.
Clark, H.K. Sun . "HANDBOOK OF NUCLEAR SAFETY". United States. doi:10.2172/4062854. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4062854.
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abstractNote = {Discussions are given of the factors that determine a critical mass, consequences of attaining a critical mass, theory of chain reactions, and margins of safety. Critical and safe conditions are included for the fissionable materi als, U-233, U-235, snd plutonium, both as pure metals and when alloyed with other metals. Considerations are given for heterogeneously and homogeneously moderated systems, and interactions occurring between units in air and water. (B.O.G.)},
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