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Title: Nuclear reactor support and seismic restraint with in-vessel core retention cooling features

Abstract

A nuclear reactor including a lateral seismic restraint with a vertically oriented pin attached to the lower vessel head and a mating pin socket attached to the floor. Thermally insulating materials are disposed alongside the exterior surface of a lower portion of the reactor pressure vessel including at least the lower vessel head.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
BWXT mPower, Inc., Charlotte, NC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1417853
Patent Number(s):
9,875,817
Application Number:
14/299,268
Assignee:
BWXT mPower, Inc. (Charlotte, NC) IDO
DOE Contract Number:  
NE0000583
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Jun 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Edwards, Tyler A., and Edwards, Michael J. Nuclear reactor support and seismic restraint with in-vessel core retention cooling features. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Edwards, Tyler A., & Edwards, Michael J. Nuclear reactor support and seismic restraint with in-vessel core retention cooling features. United States.
Edwards, Tyler A., and Edwards, Michael J. Tue . "Nuclear reactor support and seismic restraint with in-vessel core retention cooling features". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1417853.
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title = {Nuclear reactor support and seismic restraint with in-vessel core retention cooling features},
author = {Edwards, Tyler A. and Edwards, Michael J.},
abstractNote = {A nuclear reactor including a lateral seismic restraint with a vertically oriented pin attached to the lower vessel head and a mating pin socket attached to the floor. Thermally insulating materials are disposed alongside the exterior surface of a lower portion of the reactor pressure vessel including at least the lower vessel head.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2018},
month = {Tue Jan 23 00:00:00 EST 2018}
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