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Title: Heat transfer system

Abstract

A heat transfer system for a nuclear reactor is described. Heat transfer is accomplished within a sealed vapor chamber which is substantially evacuated prior to use. A heat transfer medium, which is liquid at the design operating temperatures, transfers heat from tubes interposed in the reactor primary loop to spaced tubes connected to a steam line for power generation purposes. Heat transfer is accomplished by a two-phase liquid-vapor-liquid process as used in heat pipes. Condensible gases are removed from the vapor chamber through a vertical extension in open communication with the chamber interior.

Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6620861
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(45-1)-2170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; HEAT EXCHANGERS; STEAM GENERATORS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; BOILERS; VAPOR GENERATORS; 220200* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Components & Accessories

Citation Formats

. Heat transfer system. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
. Heat transfer system. United States.
. Fri . "Heat transfer system". United States.
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