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Title:
Evaluation of NaK as the Primary Coolant for the SNAP II System
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Subject Terms:
NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1959 Jul 10
Declassification Date:
1997 Jul 03
Declassification Status:
Declassified
Document Pages:
ED
Accession Number:
none
Document Number(s):
NAA-SR-Memo-4109
Originating Research Org.:
Atomics International, Canoga Park, CA
OpenNet Entry Date:
2011 Sep 09
Description/Abstract:
An evaluation was made of the use of NaK as the primary coolant for the SNAP-2 system. Pumping-power limitations based on the mercury Rankine cycle are analyzed. Problems pertinent to any design-specification modifications are reviewed.


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