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Title: Submersible sodium pump

Abstract

An electromagnetic submerged pump has an outer cylindrical stator with an inner cylindrical conductive core for the submerged pumping of sodium in the cylindrical interstitial volume defined between the stator and core. The cylindrical interstitial volume is typically vertically oriented, and defines an inlet at the bottom and an outlet at the top. The outer stator generates upwardly conveyed toroidal magnetic fields, which fields convey preferably from the bottom of the pump to the top of the pump liquid sodium in the cold leg of a sodium cooled nuclear reactor. The outer cylindrical stator has a vertically disposed duct surrounded by alternately stacked layers of coil units and laminates.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. (San Jose, CA)
  2. (Santa Clara, CA)
  3. (Aptos, CA)
  4. (Livermore, CA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co
OSTI Identifier:
867188
Patent Number(s):
US 4882514
Assignee:
General Electric Company (San Jose, CA) OAK
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-85NE37937
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
submersible; sodium; pump; electromagnetic; submerged; outer; cylindrical; stator; inner; conductive; core; pumping; interstitial; volume; defined; typically; vertically; oriented; defines; inlet; bottom; outlet; top; generates; upwardly; conveyed; toroidal; magnetic; fields; convey; preferably; liquid; cold; leg; cooled; nuclear; reactor; disposed; duct; surrounded; alternately; stacked; layers; coil; units; laminates; toroidal magnet; volume defined; vertically disposed; toroidal magnetic; vertically oriented; magnetic field; nuclear reactor; magnetic fields; liquid sodium; cooled nuclear; outer cylindrical; inner cylindrical; coil unit; sodium cooled; cylindrical interstitial; submerged pump; cold leg; sodium pump; conductive core; cylindrical conductive; /310/

Citation Formats

Brynsvold, Glen V., Lopez, John T., Olich, Eugene E., and West, Calvin W. Submersible sodium pump. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Brynsvold, Glen V., Lopez, John T., Olich, Eugene E., & West, Calvin W. Submersible sodium pump. United States.
Brynsvold, Glen V., Lopez, John T., Olich, Eugene E., and West, Calvin W. Sun . "Submersible sodium pump". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867188.
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abstractNote = {An electromagnetic submerged pump has an outer cylindrical stator with an inner cylindrical conductive core for the submerged pumping of sodium in the cylindrical interstitial volume defined between the stator and core. The cylindrical interstitial volume is typically vertically oriented, and defines an inlet at the bottom and an outlet at the top. The outer stator generates upwardly conveyed toroidal magnetic fields, which fields convey preferably from the bottom of the pump to the top of the pump liquid sodium in the cold leg of a sodium cooled nuclear reactor. The outer cylindrical stator has a vertically disposed duct surrounded by alternately stacked layers of coil units and laminates.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
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