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Title: REACTOR CONTROL DEVICE

Abstract

A shadow control device for controlling a nuclear reactor is described. The device comprises a series of hollow neutron-absorbing elements arranged in groups, each element having a cavity for substantially housing an adjoining element and a longitudinal member for commonly supporting the groups of elements. Longitudinal actuation of the longitudinal member distributes the elements along its entire length in which position maximum worth is achieved.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4182145
Patent Number(s):
US 2900316
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic energy Commission DTIE; NSA-14-006485
NSA Number:
NSA-14-006485
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; ABSORPTION; BEARINGS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; NEUTRONS; REACTOR SAFETY

Citation Formats

Kaufman, H.B., and Weiss, A.A.. REACTOR CONTROL DEVICE. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Kaufman, H.B., & Weiss, A.A.. REACTOR CONTROL DEVICE. United States.
Kaufman, H.B., and Weiss, A.A.. Tue . "REACTOR CONTROL DEVICE". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {A shadow control device for controlling a nuclear reactor is described. The device comprises a series of hollow neutron-absorbing elements arranged in groups, each element having a cavity for substantially housing an adjoining element and a longitudinal member for commonly supporting the groups of elements. Longitudinal actuation of the longitudinal member distributes the elements along its entire length in which position maximum worth is achieved.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Aug 18 00:00:00 EDT 1959},
month = {Tue Aug 18 00:00:00 EDT 1959}
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