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Title: Pressure surge attenuator

Abstract

A pressure surge attenuation system for pipes having a fluted region opposite crushable metal foam. As adapted for nuclear reactor vessels and heads, crushable metal foam is disposed to attenuate pressure surges.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Swissvale, PA
  2. Murrysville, PA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865348
Patent Number(s):
4500487
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AM02-76CH94000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
pressure; surge; attenuator; attenuation; pipes; fluted; region; opposite; crushable; metal; foam; adapted; nuclear; reactor; vessels; heads; disposed; attenuate; surges; reactor vessels; metal foam; reactor vessel; nuclear reactor; pressure surge; crushable metal; /376/138/

Citation Formats

Christie, Alan M, and Snyder, Kurt I. Pressure surge attenuator. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Christie, Alan M, & Snyder, Kurt I. Pressure surge attenuator. United States.
Christie, Alan M, and Snyder, Kurt I. Tue . "Pressure surge attenuator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865348.
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title = {Pressure surge attenuator},
author = {Christie, Alan M and Snyder, Kurt I},
abstractNote = {A pressure surge attenuation system for pipes having a fluted region opposite crushable metal foam. As adapted for nuclear reactor vessels and heads, crushable metal foam is disposed to attenuate pressure surges.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {1}
}

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