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Analytical design and performance studies of nuclear furnace tests of small nuclear light bulb modelsAnalytical studies were continued to identify the design and performance characteristics of a small-scale model of a nuclear light bulb unit cell suitable for testing in a nuclear furnace reactor. Emphasis was placed on calculating performance characteristics based on detailed radiant heat transfer analyses, on designing the test assembly for ease of insertion, connection, and withdrawal at the reactor test cell, and on determining instrumentation and test effluent handling requirements. In addition, a review of candidate test reactors for future nuclear light bulb in-reactor tests was conducted.
Document ID
19730003970
Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Latham, T. S.
(United Aircraft Corp. East Hartford, CT, United States)
Rodgers, R. J.
(United Aircraft Corp. East Hartford, CT, United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1972
Subject Category
Nuclear Engineering
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-129296
L-910900-17
Accession Number
73N12697
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: SNPC-70
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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