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Title: NUCLEAR REACTOR

A heterogeneous, natural uranium fueled, solid moderated, gas cooled reactor is described, in which the fuel elements are in the form of elongated rods and are dlsposed within vertical coolant channels ln the moderator symmetrically arranged as a regular lattice in groups. This reactor employs control rods which operate in vertical channels in the moderator so that each control rod is centered in one of the fuel element groups. The reactor is enclosed in a pressure vessel which ls provided with access holes at the top to facilitate loading and unloadlng of the fuel elements, control rods and control rod driving devices.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4247330
Report Number(s):
US 2863815
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Research Org:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; CONFIGURATION; CONTROL ELEMENTS; COOLANT LOOPS; FUEL ELEMENTS; GAS COOLANT; MODERATORS; NATURAL URANIUM FUEL; PRESSURE VESSELS; REACTOR FUELING; REACTORS; RODS; SOLIDS