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Title: ARMY GAS-COOLED REACTOR SYSTEMS PROGRAM. INITIAL FULL POWER AND LIMITED ENDURANCE TESTS OF THE ML-1 NUCLEAR POWER PLANT. Final Test Report

Abstract

The evaluation of the data generated during the full power and limited endurance tests of the ML-1 mobile nuclear power plant indicates that the reactor performs in accordance with the design specifications. During the 101 hr test period, the reactor attained a maximum power of 3.44 Mw( and 247 kw(e) was measured at the output shaft of the turbine-compressor set. No operating limits were exceeded during these tests and all systems performed satisfactorily Except for the known performance deficiency of the turbinecompressor set, which prevented the attainment of design output power, no operational, stability, or control problems were encountered. All test objectives were achieved and the tests were considered completely successful. (auth)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Aerojet-General Nucleonics, San Ramon, Calif.
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
4673605
Report Number(s):
AGN-TM-402
NSA Number:
NSA-17-035129
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(10-1)-880
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; COMPRESSORS; CONTROL; GAS COOLANT; ML-1; OPERATION; PERFORMANCE; POWER; POWER PLANTS; REACTORS; STABILITY; TESTING; TURBINES

Citation Formats

Kattchee, N. ARMY GAS-COOLED REACTOR SYSTEMS PROGRAM. INITIAL FULL POWER AND LIMITED ENDURANCE TESTS OF THE ML-1 NUCLEAR POWER PLANT. Final Test Report. United States: N. p., 1963. Web. doi:10.2172/4673605.
Kattchee, N. ARMY GAS-COOLED REACTOR SYSTEMS PROGRAM. INITIAL FULL POWER AND LIMITED ENDURANCE TESTS OF THE ML-1 NUCLEAR POWER PLANT. Final Test Report. United States. doi:10.2172/4673605.
Kattchee, N. Mon . "ARMY GAS-COOLED REACTOR SYSTEMS PROGRAM. INITIAL FULL POWER AND LIMITED ENDURANCE TESTS OF THE ML-1 NUCLEAR POWER PLANT. Final Test Report". United States. doi:10.2172/4673605. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4673605.
@article{osti_4673605,
title = {ARMY GAS-COOLED REACTOR SYSTEMS PROGRAM. INITIAL FULL POWER AND LIMITED ENDURANCE TESTS OF THE ML-1 NUCLEAR POWER PLANT. Final Test Report},
author = {Kattchee, N},
abstractNote = {The evaluation of the data generated during the full power and limited endurance tests of the ML-1 mobile nuclear power plant indicates that the reactor performs in accordance with the design specifications. During the 101 hr test period, the reactor attained a maximum power of 3.44 Mw( and 247 kw(e) was measured at the output shaft of the turbine-compressor set. No operating limits were exceeded during these tests and all systems performed satisfactorily Except for the known performance deficiency of the turbinecompressor set, which prevented the attainment of design output power, no operational, stability, or control problems were encountered. All test objectives were achieved and the tests were considered completely successful. (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4673605},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1963},
month = {7}
}