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Title: NEUTRONIC REACTOR POWER PLANT

This patent relates to a nuclear reactor power plant incorporating an air-cooled, beryllium oxide-moderated, pebble bed reactor. According to the invention means are provided for circulating a flow of air through tubes in the reactor to a turbine and for directing a sidestream of the circu1ating air through the pebble bed to remove fission products therefrom as well as assist in cooling the reactor. (AEC)
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4739696
Report Number(s):
US 3070530
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Research Org:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; AIR; BERYLLIUM MODERATOR; BERYLLIUM OXIDES; BYPASS; CLEANING; COOLANT LOOPS; FISSION PRODUCTS; GAS COOLANT; GAS FLOW; PLANNING; POWER; REACTORS; TUBES; TURBINES