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Title: ARGONNE HIGH-FLUX RESEARCH REACTOR-AHFR CONCEPTUAL DESIGN STUDY

Abstract

This report presents a reactor design to meet the needs of the basic research program at Argonne National Laboratory. The program requires some irradiations in thermal neutron flux approaching 5 x 10/sup 15/n/ (cm/sup 2/ )(sec) and some beam experiments having over 10/sup 15/ n/(cm/sup 2/) available. Parametric studies indicate that the highest peak thermal flux per unit of reactor power can be obtained in an internal H/sub 2/ reflector having a radius of about 6 cm. Since the design effonts recognized total reactor cost as a mator parameter, an all H/sub 2/O-cooled system was adopted as most expedient. Further, the design and calculations effont was directed toward operating conditions which require little or no research effort. This latter point is a recognition both of the over-all cost plus a desire to meet the needs of research in the shortest possible time. (auth)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., Lemont, Ill.
OSTI Identifier:
4221741
Report Number(s):
ANL-5983
NSA Number:
NSA-13-019666
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTORS; ECONOMICS- MATHEMATICS- OPERATION- PLANNING- REACTORS- RESEARCH REACTORS; ECONOMICS- NEUTRON BEAMS- NEUTRON FLUX- PLANNING- REACTORS- RESEARCH REACTORS- THERMAL NEUTRONS; ECONOMICS- PLANNING- REACTORS- REFLECTORS- RESEARCH REACTORS- VOLUME- WATER- WATER COOLANT

Citation Formats

Link, L. E., Armstrong, R. H., Cameron, T. C., Heineman, J. B., Kelber, C. N., Kier, P. H., Reed, H. F., Rohde, R. R., Rossin, A. D., and Ware, W. R. ARGONNE HIGH-FLUX RESEARCH REACTOR-AHFR CONCEPTUAL DESIGN STUDY. United States: N. p., 1959. Web. doi:10.2172/4221741.
Link, L. E., Armstrong, R. H., Cameron, T. C., Heineman, J. B., Kelber, C. N., Kier, P. H., Reed, H. F., Rohde, R. R., Rossin, A. D., & Ware, W. R. ARGONNE HIGH-FLUX RESEARCH REACTOR-AHFR CONCEPTUAL DESIGN STUDY. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/4221741
Link, L. E., Armstrong, R. H., Cameron, T. C., Heineman, J. B., Kelber, C. N., Kier, P. H., Reed, H. F., Rohde, R. R., Rossin, A. D., and Ware, W. R. Mon . "ARGONNE HIGH-FLUX RESEARCH REACTOR-AHFR CONCEPTUAL DESIGN STUDY". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/4221741. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4221741.
@article{osti_4221741,
title = {ARGONNE HIGH-FLUX RESEARCH REACTOR-AHFR CONCEPTUAL DESIGN STUDY},
author = {Link, L. E. and Armstrong, R. H. and Cameron, T. C. and Heineman, J. B. and Kelber, C. N. and Kier, P. H. and Reed, H. F. and Rohde, R. R. and Rossin, A. D. and Ware, W. R.},
abstractNote = {This report presents a reactor design to meet the needs of the basic research program at Argonne National Laboratory. The program requires some irradiations in thermal neutron flux approaching 5 x 10/sup 15/n/ (cm/sup 2/ )(sec) and some beam experiments having over 10/sup 15/ n/(cm/sup 2/) available. Parametric studies indicate that the highest peak thermal flux per unit of reactor power can be obtained in an internal H/sub 2/ reflector having a radius of about 6 cm. Since the design effonts recognized total reactor cost as a mator parameter, an all H/sub 2/O-cooled system was adopted as most expedient. Further, the design and calculations effont was directed toward operating conditions which require little or no research effort. This latter point is a recognition both of the over-all cost plus a desire to meet the needs of research in the shortest possible time. (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4221741},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/4221741}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {6}
}