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Title: SUPERHEATING IN A BOILING WATER REACTOR

Abstract

A boiling-water reactor is described in which the steam developed in the reactor is superheated in the reactor. This is accomplished by providing means for separating the steam from the water and passing the steam over a surface of the fissionable material which is not in contact with the water. Specifically water is boiled on the outside of tubular fuel elements and the steam is superheated on the inside of the fuel elements.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4164314
Patent Number(s):
2938845
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-14-022586
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; BOILING; FLUID FLOW; FUEL ELEMENTS; PATENT; POWER PLANTS; REACTORS; SEPARATION PROCESSES; STEAM; SUPERHEATING; SURFACES; TUBES; WATER COOLANT; ZONES

Citation Formats

Treshow, M. SUPERHEATING IN A BOILING WATER REACTOR. United States: N. p., 1960. Web.
Treshow, M. SUPERHEATING IN A BOILING WATER REACTOR. United States.
Treshow, M. Tue . "SUPERHEATING IN A BOILING WATER REACTOR". United States.
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abstractNote = {A boiling-water reactor is described in which the steam developed in the reactor is superheated in the reactor. This is accomplished by providing means for separating the steam from the water and passing the steam over a surface of the fissionable material which is not in contact with the water. Specifically water is boiled on the outside of tubular fuel elements and the steam is superheated on the inside of the fuel elements.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {5}
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