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Title: Heating and cooling system for an on-board gas adsorbent storage vessel

Abstract

In one aspect, a system for controlling the temperature within a gas adsorbent storage vessel of a vehicle may include an air conditioning system forming a continuous flow loop of heat exchange fluid that is cycled between a heated flow and a cooled flow. The system may also include at least one fluid by-pass line extending at least partially within the gas adsorbent storage vessel. The fluid by-pass line(s) may be configured to receive a by-pass flow including at least a portion of the heated flow or the cooled flow of the heat exchange fluid at one or more input locations and expel the by-pass flow back into the continuous flow loop at one or more output locations, wherein the by-pass flow is directed through the gas adsorbent storage vessel via the by-pass line(s) so as to adjust an internal temperature within the gas adsorbent storage vessel.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1364592
Patent Number(s):
9,683,704
Application Number:
14/546,107
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC.
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Nov 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Tamburello, David A., Anton, Donald L., Hardy, Bruce J., and Corgnale, Claudio. Heating and cooling system for an on-board gas adsorbent storage vessel. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Tamburello, David A., Anton, Donald L., Hardy, Bruce J., & Corgnale, Claudio. Heating and cooling system for an on-board gas adsorbent storage vessel. United States.
Tamburello, David A., Anton, Donald L., Hardy, Bruce J., and Corgnale, Claudio. Tue . "Heating and cooling system for an on-board gas adsorbent storage vessel". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1364592.
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title = {Heating and cooling system for an on-board gas adsorbent storage vessel},
author = {Tamburello, David A. and Anton, Donald L. and Hardy, Bruce J. and Corgnale, Claudio},
abstractNote = {In one aspect, a system for controlling the temperature within a gas adsorbent storage vessel of a vehicle may include an air conditioning system forming a continuous flow loop of heat exchange fluid that is cycled between a heated flow and a cooled flow. The system may also include at least one fluid by-pass line extending at least partially within the gas adsorbent storage vessel. The fluid by-pass line(s) may be configured to receive a by-pass flow including at least a portion of the heated flow or the cooled flow of the heat exchange fluid at one or more input locations and expel the by-pass flow back into the continuous flow loop at one or more output locations, wherein the by-pass flow is directed through the gas adsorbent storage vessel via the by-pass line(s) so as to adjust an internal temperature within the gas adsorbent storage vessel.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {6}
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