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Title: HIGH TEMPERATURE CRITICAL SYSTEMS

Abstract

A facility called Hot Box'' was constructed at Jackass Flats, Nevada, to be used in studies of high-temperature critical assemblies of simple geometry, in order to determine whether calculation procedures are adequate for estimating the effect of temperature changes. Uranium foils of 2-mil thickness and moderator blocks are assembled at room temperature and raised to higher temperatures by hot gas; the critical mass at one particular temperature is determined. Data are presented for graphite-moderated bare-unreflected and reflected systems at temperatures up to 12O0 deg F and should be useful for nuclear propulsion system calculations. (D.L.C.)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Livermore
OSTI Identifier:
4145530
NSA Number:
NSA-14-025020
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: ARS (Am. Rocket Soc.) J; Journal Volume: Vol: 30; Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
Country unknown/Code not available
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONFIGURATION; CRITICAL ASSEMBLIES; CRITICALITY; EQUATIONS; FOILS; GRAPHITE MODERATOR; HEATING; HIGH TEMPERATURE; MASS; MODERATORS; PROPULSION; QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS; REACTORS; REFLECTORS; URANIUM; VARIATIONS

Citation Formats

Reynolds, H.L. HIGH TEMPERATURE CRITICAL SYSTEMS. Country unknown/Code not available: N. p., 1960. Web.
Reynolds, H.L. HIGH TEMPERATURE CRITICAL SYSTEMS. Country unknown/Code not available.
Reynolds, H.L. Mon . "HIGH TEMPERATURE CRITICAL SYSTEMS". Country unknown/Code not available. doi:.
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title = {HIGH TEMPERATURE CRITICAL SYSTEMS},
author = {Reynolds, H.L.},
abstractNote = {A facility called Hot Box'' was constructed at Jackass Flats, Nevada, to be used in studies of high-temperature critical assemblies of simple geometry, in order to determine whether calculation procedures are adequate for estimating the effect of temperature changes. Uranium foils of 2-mil thickness and moderator blocks are assembled at room temperature and raised to higher temperatures by hot gas; the critical mass at one particular temperature is determined. Data are presented for graphite-moderated bare-unreflected and reflected systems at temperatures up to 12O0 deg F and should be useful for nuclear propulsion system calculations. (D.L.C.)},
doi = {},
journal = {ARS (Am. Rocket Soc.) J},
number = ,
volume = Vol: 30,
place = {Country unknown/Code not available},
year = {Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 1960},
month = {Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 1960}
}