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Title: DESCRIPTION OF A CAPSULE FOR IRRADIATION OF FUEL SPECIMENS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES

Abstract

A controlled-temperature irradiation capsule was operated containing small fueled specimens at 160O to 1650 F. The design involved calculating the specimen heat-generation rate and designing an insulating gas gap around the specimens to achieve the desired temperature. Electric heaters were inserted to help control temperature. The thickness and composition of the gas gap were modified prior to operation on the basis of information on probable neutron flux obtained from a nuclear mock-ups and on the basis of information on the thermal resistance of various gas annuli obtained from a thermal mock-up. The desired irradiation temperature of 1625 F was achieved with a variation of sintering time 25 F. (auth)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle Memorial Inst., Columbus, Ohio
OSTI Identifier:
4243003
Report Number(s):
BMI-1336
NSA Number:
NSA-13-014858
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-92
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
RADIATION EFFECTS ON MATERIALS; CAPSULES; FUEL CANS; FUELS; GASES; HEATING; HIGH TEMPERATURE; NEUTRONS; RADIATION DOSES; RADIATION EFFECTS; TEMPERATURE

Citation Formats

Basham, S.J., Stang, J.H., Goldthwaite, W.H., and Dunnington, B.W. DESCRIPTION OF A CAPSULE FOR IRRADIATION OF FUEL SPECIMENS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES. United States: N. p., 1959. Web. doi:10.2172/4243003.
Basham, S.J., Stang, J.H., Goldthwaite, W.H., & Dunnington, B.W. DESCRIPTION OF A CAPSULE FOR IRRADIATION OF FUEL SPECIMENS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES. United States. doi:10.2172/4243003.
Basham, S.J., Stang, J.H., Goldthwaite, W.H., and Dunnington, B.W. Wed . "DESCRIPTION OF A CAPSULE FOR IRRADIATION OF FUEL SPECIMENS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES". United States. doi:10.2172/4243003. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4243003.
@article{osti_4243003,
title = {DESCRIPTION OF A CAPSULE FOR IRRADIATION OF FUEL SPECIMENS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES},
author = {Basham, S.J. and Stang, J.H. and Goldthwaite, W.H. and Dunnington, B.W.},
abstractNote = {A controlled-temperature irradiation capsule was operated containing small fueled specimens at 160O to 1650 F. The design involved calculating the specimen heat-generation rate and designing an insulating gas gap around the specimens to achieve the desired temperature. Electric heaters were inserted to help control temperature. The thickness and composition of the gas gap were modified prior to operation on the basis of information on probable neutron flux obtained from a nuclear mock-ups and on the basis of information on the thermal resistance of various gas annuli obtained from a thermal mock-up. The desired irradiation temperature of 1625 F was achieved with a variation of sintering time 25 F. (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4243003},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {4}
}