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Title: Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle

Abstract

A baffle is provided between a relatively hot containment vessel and a relatively cold silo for enhancing air cooling performance. The baffle includes a perforate inner wall positionable outside the containment vessel to define an inner flow riser therebetween, and an imperforate outer wall positionable outside the inner wall to define an outer flow riser therebetween. Apertures in the inner wall allow thermal radiation to pass laterally therethrough to the outer wall, with cooling air flowing upwardly through the inner and outer risers for removing heat.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Los Gatos, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co
OSTI Identifier:
869454
Patent Number(s):
5339340
Assignee:
General Electric Company (San Jose, CA) OAK
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-89SF17445
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
liquid; metal; reactor; air; cooling; baffle; provided; relatively; hot; containment; vessel; cold; silo; enhancing; performance; perforate; inner; wall; positionable; outside; define; flow; riser; therebetween; imperforate; outer; apertures; allow; thermal; radiation; pass; laterally; therethrough; flowing; upwardly; risers; removing; heat; relatively hot; air flowing; inner flow; outer wall; cooling air; thermal radiation; inner wall; containment vessel; liquid metal; air flow; air cooling; removing heat; metal reactor; relatively cold; reactor air; /376/

Citation Formats

Hunsbedt, Anstein. Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Hunsbedt, Anstein. Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle. United States.
Hunsbedt, Anstein. Sat . "Liquid metal reactor air cooling baffle". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869454.
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abstractNote = {A baffle is provided between a relatively hot containment vessel and a relatively cold silo for enhancing air cooling performance. The baffle includes a perforate inner wall positionable outside the containment vessel to define an inner flow riser therebetween, and an imperforate outer wall positionable outside the inner wall to define an outer flow riser therebetween. Apertures in the inner wall allow thermal radiation to pass laterally therethrough to the outer wall, with cooling air flowing upwardly through the inner and outer risers for removing heat.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {1}
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