Torsional ultrasonic technique for reactor vessel liquid level measurement

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We have undertaken a detailed study of an ultrasonic waveguide employed as a level, density, and temperature sensor. The purpose of this study was to show how such a device might be used in the nuclear power industry to provide reliable level information with a multifunction sensor, thus overcomming several of the errors that led to the accident at Three Mile Island. Some additional work is needed to answer the questions raised by the current study, most noticably the damping effects of flowing water.

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Dress, W.B. January 1, 1983.

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We have undertaken a detailed study of an ultrasonic waveguide employed as a level, density, and temperature sensor. The purpose of this study was to show how such a device might be used in the nuclear power industry to provide reliable level information with a multifunction sensor, thus overcomming several of the errors that led to the accident at Three Mile Island. Some additional work is needed to answer the questions raised by the current study, most noticably the damping effects of flowing water.

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  • 11. NRC water reactor safety research information meeting, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, 14 Oct 1983

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  • Other: DE84003357
  • Report No.: CONF-8310143-63
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5405927
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Dress, W.B. Torsional ultrasonic technique for reactor vessel liquid level measurement, article, January 1, 1983; Tennessee. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1068001/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.