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Title: Liquid metal cooled nuclear reactors with passive cooling system

Abstract

A liquid metal cooled nuclear reactor having a passive cooling system for removing residual heat resulting from fuel decay during reactor shutdown. The passive cooling system comprises a plurality of cooling medium flow circuits which cooperate to remove and carry heat away from the fuel core upon loss of the normal cooling flow circuit to areas external thereto.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Los Gatos, CA)
  2. (San Jose, CA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO
OSTI Identifier:
867849
Patent Number(s):
US 5021211
Assignee:
General Electric Company (San Jose, CA) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-88SF17467
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
liquid; metal; cooled; nuclear; reactors; passive; cooling; reactor; removing; residual; heat; resulting; fuel; decay; shutdown; comprises; plurality; medium; flow; circuits; cooperate; remove; carry; core; loss; normal; circuit; external; thereto; medium flow; fuel decay; cooling medium; nuclear reactors; passive cooling; nuclear reactor; liquid metal; metal cooled; reactor shutdown; residual heat; cooled nuclear; heat resulting; fuel core; removing residual; flow circuit; cooling flow; carry heat; normal cooling; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Hunsbedt, Anstein, and Fanning, Alan W. Liquid metal cooled nuclear reactors with passive cooling system. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Hunsbedt, Anstein, & Fanning, Alan W. Liquid metal cooled nuclear reactors with passive cooling system. United States.
Hunsbedt, Anstein, and Fanning, Alan W. Tue . "Liquid metal cooled nuclear reactors with passive cooling system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867849.
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abstractNote = {A liquid metal cooled nuclear reactor having a passive cooling system for removing residual heat resulting from fuel decay during reactor shutdown. The passive cooling system comprises a plurality of cooling medium flow circuits which cooperate to remove and carry heat away from the fuel core upon loss of the normal cooling flow circuit to areas external thereto.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1991},
month = {Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1991}
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