Accession Number:

AD0489710

Title:

NERVA COMPONENTS IRRADIATION PROGRAM. VOLUME 1: GTR TEST 11,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS FORT WORTH TX NUCLEAR AEROSPACE RESEARCH FACILITY

Report Date:

1964-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

120.0

Abstract:

An experiment was performed utilizing Ground Test Reactor to determine the effects of combined reactor radiation and cryogenic liquid nitrogen temperatures on linear motion displacement transducers LMDTs, WANL strain gages, developmental strain gages, dome end support ring sections, and cork board insulation. These components were of the type proposed for the NERVA engine.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Engineering
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors (Non-Power)
  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products
  • Nuclear Propulsion

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE