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Title: Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle

Abstract

A baffle is provided between a relatively hot containment vessel and a relatively cold silo for enhancing air cooling performance. The baffle includes a perforate inner wall positionable outside the containment vessel to define an inner flow riser therebetween, and an imperforate outer wall positionable outside the inner wall to define an outer flow riser therebetween. Apertures in the inner wall allow thermal radiation to pass laterally therethrough to the outer wall, with cooling air flowing upwardly through the inner and outer risers for removing heat. 3 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co
OSTI Identifier:
7246688
Patent Number(s):
5339340 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 8-092096
Assignee:
General Electric Co., San Jose, CA (United States) OAK; EDB-94-129906
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-89SF17445
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 16 Jul 1993
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; CONTAINMENT SYSTEMS; BAFFLES; COOLING; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; AIR FLOW; COOLING SYSTEMS; POSITIONING; CONTAINMENT; CONTROL EQUIPMENT; ENERGY SYSTEMS; ENGINEERED SAFETY SYSTEMS; EQUIPMENT; FLOW REGULATORS; FLUID FLOW; GAS FLOW; REACTORS; 220900* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety; 210500 - Power Reactors, Breeding

Citation Formats

Hunsbedt, A. Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Hunsbedt, A. Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle. United States.
Hunsbedt, A. Tue . "Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle". United States.
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