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Title:
PROPOSAL TO IRRADIATE A DEFECT TEST GEH-12-38
Author(s):
Subject Terms:
FUEL ELEMENT RUPTUREFUEL ELEMENT TESTINGFUELS AND MATERIALS ENGINEERINGMETALLURGYPLUTONIUM RECYCLE TEST REACTORREACTOR TECHNOLOGY
Document Location:
DOE Public Reading Room - Hanford Battelle P.O. Box 999 MS H2-53 Richland WA 99352 (509)372-7443
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1965 Mar 13
Declassification Date:
2003 Apr 16
Declassification Status:
Declassified
Document Pages:
10
Accession Number:
RL-1-325790
Document Number(s):
BNWC-52
Originating Research Org.:
PNL: Pacific Northwest Laboratories
OpenNet Entry Date:
2003 Dec 22
Description/Abstract:
THE PURPOSE OF THIS TEST IS TO STUDY THE BEHAVIOR OF A SEVEN ROD CLUSTER (WITH SLIT DEFECT) WHICH WILL OPERATE AT NEAR MAXIMUM SHORT CORE CONDITIONS. THE TEST IS DESIGNED TO DETERMINE WHAT PROBLEMS MIGHT BE ENCOUNTERED IN THE EVENT OF A RUPTURE DURING THE OPERATION OF THE NEW HIGH POWER DENSITY CORE.


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