Accession Number:

AD0724139

Title:

The Colloid Core Nuclear Reactor Concept.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE RESEARCH LABS WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

A review of the Colloid Core Nuclear Reactor Rocket Engine concept is given, including principal operating features, performance goals, and comparisons with other nuclear engine concepts. A brief summary of major research efforts in multi-component flow is presented, along with areas in which further investigation is needed to complete a feasibility study of the colloid core reactor design. Author

Subject Categories:

  • SNAP (Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power) Technology
  • Fission Reactor Materials
  • Nuclear Propulsion

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE