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Title: AN AUTOMATIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPH FOR MONITORING OF REACTOR FUEL FAILURES. PART I. DESIGN

Abstract

A device was developed for detecting the failure of a fuel element in a reactor by monitoring for the presence of gaseous fission products. Small amounts of gaseous fission products were detected in the presence of radioactive argon by separating the fission product gases from the argon by chromatography. An automatic sequencing device was provided for taking samples at short intervals to ensure rapid detection of failures. (auth)

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) & Co. Savannah River Lab., Aiken, S.C.
OSTI Identifier:
4138727
Report Number(s):
DP-356
NSA Number:
NSA-14-015758
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(07-2)-1
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; ARGON; CHROMATOGRAPHY; DETECTION; FAILURES; FISSION PRODUCTS; FUEL ELEMENTS; GASES; LEAK DETECTORS; MONITORING; PERFORMANCE; RADIOACTIVITY; SAMPLING

Citation Formats

Kritz, W.R. AN AUTOMATIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPH FOR MONITORING OF REACTOR FUEL FAILURES. PART I. DESIGN. United States: N. p., 1959. Web. doi:10.2172/4138727.
Kritz, W.R. AN AUTOMATIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPH FOR MONITORING OF REACTOR FUEL FAILURES. PART I. DESIGN. United States. doi:10.2172/4138727.
Kritz, W.R. Wed . "AN AUTOMATIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPH FOR MONITORING OF REACTOR FUEL FAILURES. PART I. DESIGN". United States. doi:10.2172/4138727. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4138727.
@article{osti_4138727,
title = {AN AUTOMATIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPH FOR MONITORING OF REACTOR FUEL FAILURES. PART I. DESIGN},
author = {Kritz, W.R.},
abstractNote = {A device was developed for detecting the failure of a fuel element in a reactor by monitoring for the presence of gaseous fission products. Small amounts of gaseous fission products were detected in the presence of radioactive argon by separating the fission product gases from the argon by chromatography. An automatic sequencing device was provided for taking samples at short intervals to ensure rapid detection of failures. (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4138727},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {4}
}

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