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Title: CONCENTEIC TUBULAR FUEL ELEMENT

Abstract

An improved fuel element for an organic-moderated reactor was designed that comprises an inner and an outer container tube, a plurality of spaced, concentric fuel tubes positioned between the container tubes, each of the fuel tubes comprising a core of fissionable material with cladding on the sides thereof, each of the sides having a plurality of fins, the fuel tubes and the container tubes defining annular spaces for coolant flow, and the inner container tube defining a channel for a reactor moderator.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4132497
Patent Number(s):
2949416
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-14-026446
NSA Number:
NSA-14-026446
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONFIGURATION; FINS; FUEL CANS; FUEL ELEMENTS; LIQUID FLOW; ORGANIC MODERATOR; PATENT; REACTORS; TUBES

Citation Formats

Wheelock, C.W. CONCENTEIC TUBULAR FUEL ELEMENT. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Wheelock, C.W. CONCENTEIC TUBULAR FUEL ELEMENT. United States.
Wheelock, C.W. Tue . "CONCENTEIC TUBULAR FUEL ELEMENT". United States.
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author = {Wheelock, C.W.},
abstractNote = {An improved fuel element for an organic-moderated reactor was designed that comprises an inner and an outer container tube, a plurality of spaced, concentric fuel tubes positioned between the container tubes, each of the fuel tubes comprising a core of fissionable material with cladding on the sides thereof, each of the sides having a plurality of fins, the fuel tubes and the container tubes defining annular spaces for coolant flow, and the inner container tube defining a channel for a reactor moderator.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {8}
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