Accession Number : ADA316309

Title :   Survey of Homogeneous Reactor Chemical Problems,

Corporate Author : TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE (AEC) OAK RIDGE TN

Personal Author(s) : Secoy, C. H.

PDF Url : ADA316309

Report Date : 1955

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : This paper presents a survey of the principal chemical factors involved in the selection of a fuel-bearing solute for use in an aqueous homogeneous reactor and of the chemical phenomena encountered in the operation of such a reactor. Phase diagrams for systems involving uranyl nitrate, fluoride, phosphate, chromate and sulfate are presented and discussed. The effects of reactor radiation on the solute and the solvent in each case are discussed and an appraisal of the limitations placed on reactor operation by chemical factors is presented. In particular, the kinetics of the peroxide problem are given in detail.

Descriptors :   *CHEMICAL PROPERTIES, *CHEMICAL REACTORS, *REACTOR OPERATION, RADIATION, CHEMICALS, CHROMATES, FUELS, SOLUTES, SOLVENTS, KINETICS, SULFATES, FLUORIDES, PHASE DIAGRAMS, HOMOGENEITY, PHOSPHATES, NITRATES, PEROXIDES, URANYL RADICALS.

Subject Categories : Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
      Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Inorganic Chemistry
      Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE