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Title: HEAVY WATER MODERATED POWER REACTORS PROGRESS REPORT, APRIL 1960

Abstract

Safeguards analyses of the isolated coolant Icops of the HWCTR indicated that accidental loss of ccoling water from the Icop heat exchangers will not lead tc vaper binding of the Icop D/sub 2/O pumps, or to other detrimertal consequences, providing that the reactor is scrammed following the loss of coolant. Several static seals of the types that will be used in the HWCTR exhinited leakage rates that were well below design specifications during cyclic tests at peak conditions of 1500 psi and 260 deg C. From full-scale experiments with lattices of seven-rod clusters of natural uranium metal at various lattice spacings in D/sub 2/0, values for the bucklings, flux distributions, and microscopic parameters of the lattices were measured. (For preceding report see DP-480.) (auth)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) & Co. Explosives Dept., Wilmington, Del.
OSTI Identifier:
4153513
Report Number(s):
DP-495
NSA Number:
NSA-14-018621
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:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; ACCIDENTS; BUCKLING; COOLANT LOOPS; DISTRIBUTION; FUEL ELEMENTS; HEAT EXCHANGERS; HEAVY WATER MODERATOR; HIGH TEMPERATURE; HWCTR; HYDRAULICS; LEAKS; LOSSES; MEASURED VALUES; NEUTRON FLUX; POWER PLANTS; PRESSURE; PUMPS; REACTOR CORE; REACTOR SAFETY; REACTORS; SEALS; SHUTDOWN; TESTING; VAPORS

Citation Formats

Hood, R.R., and Isakoff, L. comps. HEAVY WATER MODERATED POWER REACTORS PROGRESS REPORT, APRIL 1960. United States: N. p., 1960. Web. doi:10.2172/4153513.
Hood, R.R., & Isakoff, L. comps. HEAVY WATER MODERATED POWER REACTORS PROGRESS REPORT, APRIL 1960. United States. doi:10.2172/4153513.
Hood, R.R., and Isakoff, L. comps. Sun . "HEAVY WATER MODERATED POWER REACTORS PROGRESS REPORT, APRIL 1960". United States. doi:10.2172/4153513. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4153513.
@article{osti_4153513,
title = {HEAVY WATER MODERATED POWER REACTORS PROGRESS REPORT, APRIL 1960},
author = {Hood, R.R. and Isakoff, L. comps.},
abstractNote = {Safeguards analyses of the isolated coolant Icops of the HWCTR indicated that accidental loss of ccoling water from the Icop heat exchangers will not lead tc vaper binding of the Icop D/sub 2/O pumps, or to other detrimertal consequences, providing that the reactor is scrammed following the loss of coolant. Several static seals of the types that will be used in the HWCTR exhinited leakage rates that were well below design specifications during cyclic tests at peak conditions of 1500 psi and 260 deg C. From full-scale experiments with lattices of seven-rod clusters of natural uranium metal at various lattice spacings in D/sub 2/0, values for the bucklings, flux distributions, and microscopic parameters of the lattices were measured. (For preceding report see DP-480.) (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4153513},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {5}
}

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