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Accident at Windscale No.1 Pile on 10th October, 1957.

Great Britain. Atomic Energy Office.

Accident at Windscale No.1 Pile on 10th October, 1957.

by Great Britain. Atomic Energy Office.

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCmnd.471
The Physical Object
Pagination20p.,25cm
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19595674M

The Windscale Piles were shut down following a fire in Pile 1 on 10 October which destroyed the core and released an estimated terabecquerels (20, curies) of radioactive material into the surrounding environment, including Iodine, which is taken up in the human body by the a precautionary measure, milk from surrounding farming areas was destroyed. measurements of activity in samples from Windscale - An accident in Pile No. 1, on October 10th, , caused a (Book~r ). It was very quickly adapted for measurement of in liFile Size: 6MB.

When the Windscale No. 1 “pile” (a sort of primitive nuclear reactor) of the Sellafield nuclear material processing factory caught fire in October , eleven tons of uranium burned for three days. Despite this rather worrying situation, everyone went about their day as if nothing had happened. Windscale Pile No. 1 became operational in October , just over three years from the start of construction, and Pile No. 2 became operational in June Later in Pile 1 suffered a major accident; the Windscale fire, the worst nuclear accident in UK history, ranked in severity at level 5 out of a possible 7 on the International.

The Times, Step taken to help inquiry (18th October ). The Times, Damaged reactor may be written off (19th October ). The Times, Manager describes events at Windscale (19th October ). The Times, Accident happened during military experiment (21st October ). U.K. Atomic Energy Office, Accident at Windscale No. 1 Pile on 10th. "Accident at Windscale No.1 Pile on 10 October ". Cmnd. (H.M.S.O., ). The deposition of strontium 89 and strontium 90 on agricultural land and their entry into milk after the reactor accident at Windscale in October, A.H.S.B. (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority). 'Accident at Windscale' British Medical Journal 16 Nov.


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Accident at Windscale No.1 Pile on 10th October, 1957 by Great Britain. Atomic Energy Office. Download PDF EPUB FB2

You appointed the Committee of Enquiry on the 15th October with the following Terms of Reference: 'To investigate the causes of the accident at Windscale No. 1 Pile on 10th October,and the measures taken to deal with it and its consequences; and to report'.Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library. Accident at Windscale no. 1 pile on 10th October, presented to Parliament by the Prime Minister, by command of Her Majesty November. Book: Accident at Windscale No. 1 pile on 10th October pp pp. Abstract: This report consists of six parts: (I) the cause of the accident and measures taken to deal with it.

(II) the measures taken to deal with the consequences of the accident. Accident at Windscale No. 1 Pile on 10th October, Presented to Parliament by the Prime Minister, by Command of Her Majesty November Papers by command, Great Britain Parliament Volume of [Gt.

Brit. Parliament. Report on the accident at Windscale No. 1 Pile on 10 October * William material into the environment during 10–11th October, InWindscale Works was operated by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), and on 15th October it was announced by the Chairman of the UKAEA that a Committee of Inquiry had been Cited by: 2.

Buy Accident at Windscale No. Pile on 10th October, Report of the Committee of Inquiry. Chairman, Sir. William Penney by William George Penney (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William George Penney.

Windscale fire, accident in at the Windscale nuclear reactor facility and plutonium-production plant in the county of Cumberland (now part of Cumbria), in northwestern England, that was the United Kingdom’s most serious nuclear power accident.

The Windscale plant consisted of two gas-cooled nuclear reactors. The accident occurred on October 1957. book,when a routine heating of the No.

On 10th OctoberPile 1 at Windscale in West Cumbria was on fire. There was no smoke and no flames and most local people were oblivious to. An assessment of the radiological impact of the Windscale reactor fire, October Crick MJ, Linsley GS.

On the 10th and 11 October a fire in the No 1 Pile at the Windscale establishment in Cumbria led to an uncontrolled release of activity to the by: Windscale Pile No. 1 was operational in October followed by Pile No. 2 in June They were intended to last five years, and served for seven until shut down after the Windscale fire on 10 October Nuclear decommissioning operations commenced in the s and are Designed and built by: Ministry of Supply.

The Windscale reactor accident - 50 Years on a substantial fraction of the core at Windscale No. 1 pile in October From the information published in the open literature it has been Author: Richard Wakeford. Measurement were made of the deposition of radioactivity in north-west England following the accident at Windscale No.

1 Atomic Pile on Octo The influence of meteorological conditions. Just 18 months before the infamous fire ripped through Windscale’s Pile No 1 on 10th Octobera little publicised and largely forgotten major accident in the neighbouring Pile No 2 saw workers fight desperately for over a week to save the reactor from total loss.

The crisis, which resulted not. Table 6 shows a comparison of the maximum and mean adult thyroid doses suggested by Dunster et al. () from their measurements with WEERIE on axis thyroid inhalation doses. At very short domnwind distances, the plume is very narrow and the mean doses to An analysis of the windscale accident using the WEERIE code Table by: The Windscale fire of 10 October was the worst nuclear accident in Great Britain's history, ranked in severity at level 5 out of a possible 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.

The fire took place in Unit 1 of the two-pile Windscale facility on the northwest coast. Windscale Pile No. 1 became operational in Octoberjust over three years from the start of construction, and Pile No. 2 became operational in June Later in Pile 1 suffered a major accident; the Windscale fire, the worst nuclear accident in UK history, ranked in severity at level 5 out of a possible 7 on the International Coordinates: 54°25′14″N 3°29′51″W /.

The technology at Windscale in Northumberland, the remote site chosen for the development of Britain’s nuclear capability, was thus not state-of-the-art, some techniques and phenomena poorly understood. On October 10 it was found that a fire had started in Windscale Pile No. Despite the largely successful precautions taken to avoid nuclear reactor accidents, the record is not perfect.

Accident at Windscale No. 1 Pile on 10th October, (London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, ). Google Scholar. M.J. Crick and G.S. Linsley, An Assessment of the Radiological Impact of the Windscale Reactor Fire.

Following the accident to Windscale No. 1 Pile on 10th October,the Atomic Energy Committee set up a Committee of Inquiry to investigate the cause of the accident and its consequences.

After the report to the Prime Minister the Chairman of the Authority suggested to him that someone, outside the Authority, should be invited to undertake an evaluation of the remedies, particularly to the.

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The role of dense gases in the assessment of industrial hazards. Author links open overlay panel R.E (eddy diffusivity) model is a question that requires attention. References 1 Atomic Energy Office, Accident at Windscale No. 1 pile on 10th Oct.CmndHMSO, London, 2 HMSO, Report of the tribunal appointed to enquire into the Cited by: Within a few years of Becquerel’s discovery in of the radioactivity of uranium, it was recognised that the atmosphere itself is naturally radioactive.

In, Wilsonlinvestigated the electrical Cited by: 3.ACCIDENTS, LEAKS, FAILURES AND OTHER INCIDENTS IN THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRIAL AND MILITARY 1.October - U.S.A., ATLANTIC OCEAN A retired navy pilot Lieutenant-Commander George Earl IV has claimed that he dumped radioactive Waste off .