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Title: NUCLEAR FLASH TYPE STEAM GENERATOR

Abstract

A nuclear steam generating apparatus is designed so that steam may be generated from water heated directly by the nuclear heat source. The apparatus comprises a pair of pressure vessels mounted one within the other, the inner vessel containing a nuclear reactor heat source in the lower portion thereof to which water is pumped. A series of small ports are disposed in the upper portion of the inner vessel for jetting heated water under pressure outwardly into the atmosphere within the interior of the outer vessel, at which time part of the jetted water flashes into steam. The invention eliminates the necessity of any intermediate heat transfer medium and components ordinarily required for handling that medium. (AEC)

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4765231
Patent Number(s):
3052615
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-031245
NSA Number:
NSA-16-031245
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; GENERATORS; HEAT TRANSFER; HEATING; INJECTION; JETS; LIQUID FLOW; PATENT; PRESSURE VESSELS; REACTORS; STEAM

Citation Formats

Johns, F.L., Gronemeyer, E.C., and Dusbabek, M.R. NUCLEAR FLASH TYPE STEAM GENERATOR. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Johns, F.L., Gronemeyer, E.C., & Dusbabek, M.R. NUCLEAR FLASH TYPE STEAM GENERATOR. United States.
Johns, F.L., Gronemeyer, E.C., and Dusbabek, M.R. Sat . "NUCLEAR FLASH TYPE STEAM GENERATOR". United States.
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title = {NUCLEAR FLASH TYPE STEAM GENERATOR},
author = {Johns, F.L. and Gronemeyer, E.C. and Dusbabek, M.R.},
abstractNote = {A nuclear steam generating apparatus is designed so that steam may be generated from water heated directly by the nuclear heat source. The apparatus comprises a pair of pressure vessels mounted one within the other, the inner vessel containing a nuclear reactor heat source in the lower portion thereof to which water is pumped. A series of small ports are disposed in the upper portion of the inner vessel for jetting heated water under pressure outwardly into the atmosphere within the interior of the outer vessel, at which time part of the jetted water flashes into steam. The invention eliminates the necessity of any intermediate heat transfer medium and components ordinarily required for handling that medium. (AEC)},
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place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {9}
}