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Title: Vaporization chambers and associated methods

Abstract

A vaporization chamber may include at least one conduit and a shell. The at least one conduit may have an inlet at a first end, an outlet at a second end and a flow path therebetween. The shell may surround a portion of each conduit and define a chamber surrounding the portion of each conduit. Additionally, a plurality of discrete apertures may be positioned at longitudinal intervals in a wall of each conduit, each discrete aperture of the plurality of discrete apertures sized and configured to direct a jet of fluid into each conduit from the chamber. A liquid may be vaporized by directing a first fluid comprising a liquid into the inlet at the first end of each conduit, directing jets of a second fluid into each conduit from the chamber through discrete apertures in a wall of each conduit and transferring heat from the second fluid to the first fluid.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1344492
Patent Number(s):
9574713
Application Number:
12/938,761
Assignee:
BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F17 - STORING OR DISTRIBUTING GASES OR LIQUIDS F17D - PIPE-LINE SYSTEMS
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28C - HEAT-EXCHANGE APPARATUS, NOT PROVIDED FOR IN ANOTHER SUBCLASS, IN WHICH THE HEAT-EXCHANGE MEDIA COME INTO DIRECT CONTACT WITHOUT CHEMICAL INTERACTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Nov 03
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Turner, Terry D., Wilding, Bruce M., McKellar, Michael G., and Shunn, Lee P. Vaporization chambers and associated methods. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Turner, Terry D., Wilding, Bruce M., McKellar, Michael G., & Shunn, Lee P. Vaporization chambers and associated methods. United States.
Turner, Terry D., Wilding, Bruce M., McKellar, Michael G., and Shunn, Lee P. Tue . "Vaporization chambers and associated methods". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1344492.
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