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Title: Vortex diode jet

A fluid transfer system that combines a vortex diode with a jet ejector to transfer liquid from one tank to a second tank by a gas pressurization method having no moving mechanical parts in the fluid system. The vortex diode is a device that has a high resistance to flow in one direction and a low resistance to flow in the other.
Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
869297
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) INEEL
Patent Number(s):
US 5311907
Contract Number:
AC07-84ID12435
Research Org:
WESTINGHOUSE IDAHO NUCLEAR CO
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
vortex; diode; jet; fluid; transfer; combines; ejector; liquid; tank; gas; pressurization; method; moving; mechanical; device; resistance; flow; direction; jet ejector; transfer liquid; vortex diode; moving mechanical; fluid transfer; /137/