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Title: THERMOELECTRIC NUCLEAR FUEL ELEMENT. Addendum to Final Report

Abstract

A twenty-couple fission-heated thermoelectric generator, TE-5, was tested in the Westinghouse Testing Reactor. The open circuit voltage, instantaneous closed circuit voltage, steady state closed circuit voltage, instantaneous closed circuit current, and steady state closed circuit current were monitored during the 23-day cycle. The initial power output was 110 watts (48 amps at 2.3 volts) at a TH of 660 to 690 deg C and a T/sup C/ of 130 deg C. After 23 days the output was approximately one watt. (auth)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Corp. Atomic Power Dept., Pittsburgh
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
4764397
Report Number(s):
WCAP-1900; (Add.)
NSA Number:
NSA-17-001711
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(30-3)-500
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
INSTRUMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION; CIRCUITS; CURRENTS; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; HIGH TEMPERATURE; POWER; REACTORS; TESTING; THERMOELECTRIC CELLS; WTR; NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems

Citation Formats

Danko, J.C. THERMOELECTRIC NUCLEAR FUEL ELEMENT. Addendum to Final Report. United States: N. p., 1962. Web. doi:10.2172/4764397.
Danko, J.C. THERMOELECTRIC NUCLEAR FUEL ELEMENT. Addendum to Final Report. United States. doi:10.2172/4764397.
Danko, J.C. Fri . "THERMOELECTRIC NUCLEAR FUEL ELEMENT. Addendum to Final Report". United States. doi:10.2172/4764397. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4764397.
@article{osti_4764397,
title = {THERMOELECTRIC NUCLEAR FUEL ELEMENT. Addendum to Final Report},
author = {Danko, J.C.},
abstractNote = {A twenty-couple fission-heated thermoelectric generator, TE-5, was tested in the Westinghouse Testing Reactor. The open circuit voltage, instantaneous closed circuit voltage, steady state closed circuit voltage, instantaneous closed circuit current, and steady state closed circuit current were monitored during the 23-day cycle. The initial power output was 110 watts (48 amps at 2.3 volts) at a TH of 660 to 690 deg C and a T/sup C/ of 130 deg C. After 23 days the output was approximately one watt. (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4764397},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Mar 30 00:00:00 EST 1962},
month = {Fri Mar 30 00:00:00 EST 1962}
}

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