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Title: CONTROL ROD DRIVE

Abstract

BS>A drive mechanism was invented for the control rod of a nuclear reactor. Power is provided by an electric motor and an outside source of fluid pressure is utilized in conjunction with the fluid pressure within the reactor to balance the loadings on the motor. The force exerted on the drive mechanism in the direction of scramming the rod is derived from the reactor fluid pressure so that failure of the outside pressure source will cause prompt scramming of the rod.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4155727
Patent Number(s):
2937984
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
NSA Number:
NSA-14-022583
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; CONTROL ELEMENTS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; FLUIDS; HYDRAULICS; MOTION; MOTORS; PATENT; PRESSURE; REACTORS; SAFETY; SHUTDOWN

Citation Formats

Chapellier, R A. CONTROL ROD DRIVE. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Chapellier, R A. CONTROL ROD DRIVE. United States.
Chapellier, R A. Tue . "CONTROL ROD DRIVE". United States.
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year = {1960},
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