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Title: Inlet nozzle assembly

Abstract

An inlet nozzle assembly for directing coolant into the duct tube of a fuel assembly attached thereto. The nozzle assembly includes a shell for housing separable components including an orifice plate assembly, a neutron shield block, a neutron shield plug, and a diffuser block. The orifice plate assembly includes a plurality of stacked plates of differently configurated and sized openings for directing coolant therethrough in a predesigned flow pattern.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [2]
  1. Kennewick, WA
  2. Richland, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
OSTI Identifier:
866201
Patent Number(s):
4654194
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (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:  
AC14-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
inlet; nozzle; assembly; directing; coolant; duct; tube; fuel; attached; thereto; shell; housing; separable; components; including; orifice; plate; neutron; shield; block; plug; diffuser; plurality; stacked; plates; configurated; sized; openings; therethrough; predesigned; flow; pattern; neutron shield; attached thereto; inlet nozzle; nozzle assembly; fuel assembly; plate assembly; duct tube; components including; shield plug; orifice plate; flow pattern; directing coolant; separable components; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Christiansen, David W, Karnesky, Richard A, Precechtel, Donald R, Smith, Bob G, and Knight, Ronald C. Inlet nozzle assembly. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Christiansen, David W, Karnesky, Richard A, Precechtel, Donald R, Smith, Bob G, & Knight, Ronald C. Inlet nozzle assembly. United States.
Christiansen, David W, Karnesky, Richard A, Precechtel, Donald R, Smith, Bob G, and Knight, Ronald C. Thu . "Inlet nozzle assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866201.
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abstractNote = {An inlet nozzle assembly for directing coolant into the duct tube of a fuel assembly attached thereto. The nozzle assembly includes a shell for housing separable components including an orifice plate assembly, a neutron shield block, a neutron shield plug, and a diffuser block. The orifice plate assembly includes a plurality of stacked plates of differently configurated and sized openings for directing coolant therethrough in a predesigned flow pattern.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1987},
month = {1}
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