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Title: Monitoring circuit for reactor safety systems

Abstract

The ratio between the output signals of a pair of reactor safety channels is monitored. When ratio falls outside of a predetermined range, it indicates that one or more of the safety channels has malfunctioned.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Lemont, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
862634
Patent Number(s):
3979256
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
monitoring; circuit; reactor; safety; systems; ratio; output; signals; pair; channels; monitored; falls; outside; predetermined; range; indicates; malfunctioned; reactor safety; predetermined range; output signals; output signal; monitoring circuit; safety channels; safety systems; falls outside; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Keefe, Donald J. Monitoring circuit for reactor safety systems. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Keefe, Donald J. Monitoring circuit for reactor safety systems. United States.
Keefe, Donald J. Thu . "Monitoring circuit for reactor safety systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862634.
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