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Title: METHOD OF PREPARING A FUEL ELEMENT FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR

Abstract

A method of preparing a fuel element for a nuclear reactor is given in which an internally and externally cooled fuel element consisting of two coaxial tubes having a plurality of integral radial ribs extending between the tubes and containing a powdered fuel material is isostatically pressed to form external coolant channels and compact the powder simultaneously.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4135936
Patent Number(s):
2941933
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
NSA Number:
NSA-14-026441
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; COMPACTING; CONFIGURATION; COOLING; FABRICATION; FUEL ELEMENTS; FUELS; PATENT; PLANNING; POWDERS; PRESSURE; REACTORS; TUBES

Citation Formats

Roake, W E, Evans, E A, and Brite, D W. METHOD OF PREPARING A FUEL ELEMENT FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Roake, W E, Evans, E A, & Brite, D W. METHOD OF PREPARING A FUEL ELEMENT FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR. United States.
Roake, W E, Evans, E A, and Brite, D W. Tue . "METHOD OF PREPARING A FUEL ELEMENT FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR". United States.
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title = {METHOD OF PREPARING A FUEL ELEMENT FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR},
author = {Roake, W E and Evans, E A and Brite, D W},
abstractNote = {A method of preparing a fuel element for a nuclear reactor is given in which an internally and externally cooled fuel element consisting of two coaxial tubes having a plurality of integral radial ribs extending between the tubes and containing a powdered fuel material is isostatically pressed to form external coolant channels and compact the powder simultaneously.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {6}
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