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Title: Thermocouple split follower

Abstract

Thermoelectric generator assembly accommodating differential thermal expansion between thermoelectric elements by means of a cylindrical split follower forming a slot and having internal spring loaded wedges that permit the split follower to open and close across the slot.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (late of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, PA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co
OSTI Identifier:
863586
Patent Number(s):
4204882
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(30-1)-3412
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
thermocouple; split; follower; thermoelectric; generator; assembly; accommodating; differential; thermal; expansion; elements; means; cylindrical; forming; slot; internal; spring; loaded; wedges; permit; close; thermoelectric element; electric generator; differential thermal; thermal expansion; thermoelectric generator; electric element; spring loaded; split follower; accommodating differential; thermoelectric elements; generator assembly; electric elements; /136/

Citation Formats

Howell, deceased, Louis J. Thermocouple split follower. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Howell, deceased, Louis J. Thermocouple split follower. United States.
Howell, deceased, Louis J. Tue . "Thermocouple split follower". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863586.
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title = {Thermocouple split follower},
author = {Howell, deceased, Louis J.},
abstractNote = {Thermoelectric generator assembly accommodating differential thermal expansion between thermoelectric elements by means of a cylindrical split follower forming a slot and having internal spring loaded wedges that permit the split follower to open and close across the slot.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {1}
}

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