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Title: TRIPPING CIRCUIT

Abstract

A tripping circuit employing a magnetic amplifier for tripping a reactor in response to power level, period, or instrument failure is described. A reference winding and signal winding are wound in opposite directions on the core. Current from an ion chamber passes through both windings. If the current increases at too fast a rate, a shunt circuit bypasses one or the windings and the amplifier output reverses polarity. (AEC)

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4789755
Patent Number(s):
US 3035996
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-017282
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; AMPLIFIERS; CIRCUITS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; FAILURES; INSTRUMENTS; IONIZATION CHAMBERS; MAGNETS; NEUTRON FLUX; PATENT; REACTIVITY; REACTORS; VARIATIONS

Citation Formats

Lees, G.W., and McCormick, E.D.. TRIPPING CIRCUIT. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Lees, G.W., & McCormick, E.D.. TRIPPING CIRCUIT. United States.
Lees, G.W., and McCormick, E.D.. 1962. "TRIPPING CIRCUIT". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {A tripping circuit employing a magnetic amplifier for tripping a reactor in response to power level, period, or instrument failure is described. A reference winding and signal winding are wound in opposite directions on the core. Current from an ion chamber passes through both windings. If the current increases at too fast a rate, a shunt circuit bypasses one or the windings and the amplifier output reverses polarity. (AEC)},
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place = {United States},
year = 1962,
month = 5
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