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Title: Saturation meter

Abstract

A saturation meter for use in a pressurized water reactor plant comprising a differential pressure transducer having a first and second pressure sensing means and an alarm. The alarm is connected to the transducer and is preset to activate at a level of saturation prior to the formation of a steam void in the reactor vessel.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5533801
Application Number:
ON: DE8511644
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy ERA-10-033821; EDB-85-103210
DOE Contract Number:  
AC12-76SN00052
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; PWR TYPE REACTORS; REACTOR INSTRUMENTATION; BOILING DETECTION; ALARM SYSTEMS; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; REACTOR SAFETY; REACTOR VESSELS; SAFETY ENGINEERING; STEAM; SUBCOOLING; TRANSDUCERS; WATER SATURATION; ACCIDENTS; CONTAINERS; COOLING; ENGINEERING; REACTORS; SAFETY; SATURATION; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; 220900* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety; 210200 - Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Nonboiling Water Cooled

Citation Formats

Gregurech, S. Saturation meter. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Gregurech, S. Saturation meter. United States.
Gregurech, S. Wed . "Saturation meter". United States.
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author = {Gregurech, S.},
abstractNote = {A saturation meter for use in a pressurized water reactor plant comprising a differential pressure transducer having a first and second pressure sensing means and an alarm. The alarm is connected to the transducer and is preset to activate at a level of saturation prior to the formation of a steam void in the reactor vessel.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {8}
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