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Title: Damper mechanism for nuclear reactor control elements

Abstract

A damper mechanism which provides a nuclear reactor control element decelerating function at the end of the scram stroke. The total damping function is produced by the combination of two assemblies, which operate in sequence. First, a tapered dashram assembly decelerates the control element to a lower velocity, after which a spring hydraulic damper assembly takes over to complete the final damping.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Los Gatos, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co., Sunnyvale, Calif. (USA). Fast Breeder Reactor Dept.
OSTI Identifier:
862640
Patent Number(s):
US 3980519
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(04-3)-893
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
damper; mechanism; nuclear; reactor; control; elements; provides; element; decelerating; function; scram; stroke; total; damping; produced; combination; assemblies; operate; sequence; tapered; dashram; assembly; decelerates; velocity; spring; hydraulic; takes; complete; final; control elements; reactor control; control element; nuclear reactor; damper mechanism; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Taft, William Elwood. Damper mechanism for nuclear reactor control elements. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Taft, William Elwood. Damper mechanism for nuclear reactor control elements. United States.
Taft, William Elwood. 1976. "Damper mechanism for nuclear reactor control elements". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862640.
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abstractNote = {A damper mechanism which provides a nuclear reactor control element decelerating function at the end of the scram stroke. The total damping function is produced by the combination of two assemblies, which operate in sequence. First, a tapered dashram assembly decelerates the control element to a lower velocity, after which a spring hydraulic damper assembly takes over to complete the final damping.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
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