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Title: Automatic safety rod for reactors. [LMFBR]

Abstract

An automatic safety rod for a nuclear reactor containing neutron absorbing material and designed to be inserted into a reactor core after a loss-of-flow. Actuation is based upon either a sudden decrease in core pressure drop or the pressure drop decreases below a predetermined minimum value. The automatic control rod includes a pressure regulating device whereby a controlled decrease in operating pressure due to reduced coolant flow does not cause the rod to drop into the core.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6469290
Application Number:
ON: DE83006874
Assignee:
ERA-08-017903; EDB-83-049729
DOE Contract Number:  
AT03-76SF71032
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; LMFBR TYPE REACTORS; SCRAM RODS; BREEDER REACTORS; CONTROL ELEMENTS; EPITHERMAL REACTORS; FAST REACTORS; FBR TYPE REACTORS; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; 220400* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Control Systems; 210500 - Power Reactors, Breeding

Citation Formats

Germer, J.H. Automatic safety rod for reactors. [LMFBR]. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Germer, J.H. Automatic safety rod for reactors. [LMFBR]. United States.
Germer, J.H. Tue . "Automatic safety rod for reactors. [LMFBR]". United States.
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author = {Germer, J.H.},
abstractNote = {An automatic safety rod for a nuclear reactor containing neutron absorbing material and designed to be inserted into a reactor core after a loss-of-flow. Actuation is based upon either a sudden decrease in core pressure drop or the pressure drop decreases below a predetermined minimum value. The automatic control rod includes a pressure regulating device whereby a controlled decrease in operating pressure due to reduced coolant flow does not cause the rod to drop into the core.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {3}
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