STEAM GENERATORS FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE GAS-COOLED REACTORS

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An analytical approach and an IBM machine code were prepared for the design of gas-cooled reactor once-through steam generators for both axial-flow and cross-flow tube matrices. The codes were applied to investigate the effects of steam generator configuration, tube diameter, extended surface, type of cooling gas, steam and gas temperature and pressure conditions, and the pumping power-to-heat removal ratio on the size, weight, and cost of steam generators. The results indicate that the least expensive and most promising unit for high- temperature high-pressure gascooled reactor plants employs axial-gas flow over 0.5-in.dia bare U-tubes arranged with their axes parallel to that ... continued below

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Fraas, A.P. & Ozisik, M.N. April 23, 1963.

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An analytical approach and an IBM machine code were prepared for the design of gas-cooled reactor once-through steam generators for both axial-flow and cross-flow tube matrices. The codes were applied to investigate the effects of steam generator configuration, tube diameter, extended surface, type of cooling gas, steam and gas temperature and pressure conditions, and the pumping power-to-heat removal ratio on the size, weight, and cost of steam generators. The results indicate that the least expensive and most promising unit for high- temperature high-pressure gascooled reactor plants employs axial-gas flow over 0.5-in.dia bare U-tubes arranged with their axes parallel to that of the shell. The proposed design is readily adaptable to the installation of a reheater and is suited to conventional fabrication techniques. Charts are presented to facilitate tlie design of both axial-flow and cross-flow steam generators for gas- cooled reactor applications. (auth)

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  • Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63

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  • Report No.: ORNL-3208
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • DOI: 10.2172/4725915 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4725915
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1030605

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Fraas, A.P. & Ozisik, M.N. STEAM GENERATORS FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE GAS-COOLED REACTORS, report, April 23, 1963; Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1030605/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.