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Title: METHOD OF QUICKLY RESTORING NORMAL AIR CONDITIONS IN BUILDINGS CONTAINING ATOMIC REACTORS AFTER A SUDDEN INCREASE IN PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE

Abstract

A scheme for cooling the air inside a building is outlined which does not require pumps or fans. In this scheme, air is cooled in the upper part of the building space by ammonia, carbonic acid, or other freezing medium led to the heat exchanger by its own pressure. The pressure is regulated so that the vaporization of the freezing medium occurs at a temperature a few degrees above 0 deg C. The scheme is especially applicable to reactor buildings into which large quantities of cooling water were discharged after pressurized water reactor accidents. (D.L.C.)

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4098694
Report Number(s):
GB 859653
NSA Number:
NSA-15-008313
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; ACCIDENTS; AIR; BUILDINGS; COOLING; HEAT EXCHANGERS; PRESSURE; PUMPS; REACTORS; TEMPERATURE; WATER COOLANT

Citation Formats

. METHOD OF QUICKLY RESTORING NORMAL AIR CONDITIONS IN BUILDINGS CONTAINING ATOMIC REACTORS AFTER A SUDDEN INCREASE IN PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE. United Kingdom: N. p., 1961. Web.
. METHOD OF QUICKLY RESTORING NORMAL AIR CONDITIONS IN BUILDINGS CONTAINING ATOMIC REACTORS AFTER A SUDDEN INCREASE IN PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE. United Kingdom.
. Wed . "METHOD OF QUICKLY RESTORING NORMAL AIR CONDITIONS IN BUILDINGS CONTAINING ATOMIC REACTORS AFTER A SUDDEN INCREASE IN PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE". United Kingdom.
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title = {METHOD OF QUICKLY RESTORING NORMAL AIR CONDITIONS IN BUILDINGS CONTAINING ATOMIC REACTORS AFTER A SUDDEN INCREASE IN PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE},
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abstractNote = {A scheme for cooling the air inside a building is outlined which does not require pumps or fans. In this scheme, air is cooled in the upper part of the building space by ammonia, carbonic acid, or other freezing medium led to the heat exchanger by its own pressure. The pressure is regulated so that the vaporization of the freezing medium occurs at a temperature a few degrees above 0 deg C. The scheme is especially applicable to reactor buildings into which large quantities of cooling water were discharged after pressurized water reactor accidents. (D.L.C.)},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/4098694}, journal = {},
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place = {United Kingdom},
year = {1961},
month = {1}
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