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Title: Heat transfer unit and method for prefabricated vessel

Abstract

Vessel assemblies, heat transfer units for prefabricated vessels, and methods for heat transfer prefabricated vessel are provided. A heat transfer unit includes a central rod, and a plurality of peripheral rods surrounding the central rod and connected to the central rod. The plurality of peripheral rods are movable between a first collapsed position and a second bowed position, wherein in the second bowed position a midpoint of each of the plurality of peripheral rods is spaced from the central rod relative to in the first position. The heat transfer unit further includes a heat transfer element connected to one of the plurality of peripheral rods.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1439583
Patent Number(s):
9,957,103
Application Number:
14/947,239
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC) SRS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Nov 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Tamburello, David A., McWilliams, Anthony J., Hardy, Bruce J., and Kesterson, Matthew R.. Heat transfer unit and method for prefabricated vessel. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Tamburello, David A., McWilliams, Anthony J., Hardy, Bruce J., & Kesterson, Matthew R.. Heat transfer unit and method for prefabricated vessel. United States.
Tamburello, David A., McWilliams, Anthony J., Hardy, Bruce J., and Kesterson, Matthew R.. Tue . "Heat transfer unit and method for prefabricated vessel". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1439583.
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author = {Tamburello, David A. and McWilliams, Anthony J. and Hardy, Bruce J. and Kesterson, Matthew R.},
abstractNote = {Vessel assemblies, heat transfer units for prefabricated vessels, and methods for heat transfer prefabricated vessel are provided. A heat transfer unit includes a central rod, and a plurality of peripheral rods surrounding the central rod and connected to the central rod. The plurality of peripheral rods are movable between a first collapsed position and a second bowed position, wherein in the second bowed position a midpoint of each of the plurality of peripheral rods is spaced from the central rod relative to in the first position. The heat transfer unit further includes a heat transfer element connected to one of the plurality of peripheral rods.},
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year = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
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