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Number: 376/395
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Reactor structures > Circulating fluid within reactor > Having specified fluid flow path or pattern within reactor core
Description: Subject matter wherein the coolant is made to traverse a specified or predetermined route or channel within the reactor core or the route taken is such as to place the coolant into a pattern or network which serves to exert a particular effect upon the reactor or reaction.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
376/401 One-fluid-type pressure tube reactor 6
376/397 Plural passes 7
376/396 Plural separate coolant loops through reactor core 5
376/399 With particular flow directing or diverting means (e.g., flow baffle) 79

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8681928 Pressurizer baffle plate and pressurized water reactor (PWR) employing same Mar. 25, 2014
8638901 Optimum configuration for fast reactors Jan. 28, 2014
8542792 Reactor vessel coolant deflector shield Sep. 24, 2013
8532245 Core shroud corner joints Sep. 10, 2013
7983377 Emergency core cooling system having core barrel injection extension ducts Jul. 19, 2011
7455818 Method for treating a flow of gas and gas treatment system Nov. 25, 2008
7245689 Nuclear reactor internal structure Jul. 17, 2007
7154982 Compact pressurized water nuclear reactor Dec. 26, 2006
6813328 Nuclear reactor submerged high temperature spool pump Nov. 2, 2004
6738446 System and method for radioactive waste destruction May. 18, 2004
6445758 Internal structure of nuclear reactor with coolant flow stabilizing facility Sep. 3, 2002
5513226 Destruction of plutonium Apr. 30, 1996
5120493 Forced-circulation reactor with enhanced natural circulation Jun. 9, 1992
5075073 Foreign object separator for a reactor cooling system Dec. 24, 1991
5015437 Graphite core blocks for high temperature gas-cooled reactor May. 14, 1991
4362694 Liquid metal-cooled nuclear reactor Dec. 7, 1982
4295934 Liquid-metal-cooled nuclear reactor Oct. 20, 1981
4258781 Suspension for a thermally heavy load cylindrical pipe assembly Mar. 31, 1981
4199403 Seismic core shroud Apr. 22, 1980
4147590 Nuclear propulsion apparatus with alternate reactor segments Apr. 3, 1979
4100019 Nozzle seal Jul. 11, 1978
4053359 Nuclear reactor Oct. 11, 1977
4035231 Emergency cooling device for a nuclear reactor Jul. 12, 1977
3935064 Fuel assembly for gas-cooled nuclear reactors Jan. 27, 1976

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