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Title: NEUTRONIC REACTOR CONTROL ROD DRIVE APPARATUS

Abstract

ABS>A suspension mechanism between a vertically movable nuclear reactor control rod and a rod extension, which also provides information for the operator or an automatic control signal, is described. A spring connects the rod extension to a drive shift. The extension of the spring indicates whether (1) the rod is at rest on the reactor, (2) the rod and extension are suspended, or (3) the extension alone is suspended, the spring controlling a 3-position electrical switch.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4197070
Patent Number(s):
2917445
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
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
NSA Number:
NSA-14-008270
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; MECHANICS; PLANNING; REACTORS

Citation Formats

Oakes, L C, and Walker, C S. NEUTRONIC REACTOR CONTROL ROD DRIVE APPARATUS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Oakes, L C, & Walker, C S. NEUTRONIC REACTOR CONTROL ROD DRIVE APPARATUS. United States.
Oakes, L C, and Walker, C S. Tue . "NEUTRONIC REACTOR CONTROL ROD DRIVE APPARATUS". United States.
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title = {NEUTRONIC REACTOR CONTROL ROD DRIVE APPARATUS},
author = {Oakes, L C and Walker, C S},
abstractNote = {ABS>A suspension mechanism between a vertically movable nuclear reactor control rod and a rod extension, which also provides information for the operator or an automatic control signal, is described. A spring connects the rod extension to a drive shift. The extension of the spring indicates whether (1) the rod is at rest on the reactor, (2) the rod and extension are suspended, or (3) the extension alone is suspended, the spring controlling a 3-position electrical switch.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {12}
}

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