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Number: 376/402
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Reactor structures > Circulating fluid within reactor > Manipulated or used exterior of reactor core
Description: Subject matter wherein the fluid circulating within the reactor core area is a coolant which has energy (e.g., thermal or kinetic) added to or removed therefrom (e.g., by a heat exchanger, pump, or turbine) exterior of the reactor core.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
376/406 Compact or integral (e.g., heat exchanger, core, pumps in same vessel) 55
376/403 Including tank, pool, or reservoir (e.g., swimming pool) 33
376/407 With jet pumps 48
376/408 With means or structure to flash coolant into vapor 4

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712003 Jet pump and reactor Apr. 29, 2014
8705686 Adjustable hard stops for nuclear reactor restrainer brackets and methods of using the same Apr. 22, 2014
8675806 Dielectric coating for surfaces exposed to high temperature water Mar. 18, 2014
8594268 Two-fluid molten-salt reactor Nov. 26, 2013
8548114 Method and apparatus for repairing a jet pump line support Oct. 1, 2013
8422618 Apparatus and system for restricting the movement of a component Apr. 16, 2013
8331523 Liquid cooled nuclear reactor with annular steam generator Dec. 11, 2012
8073096 Methods and apparatuses for removal and transport of thermal energy Dec. 6, 2011
7154982 Compact pressurized water nuclear reactor Dec. 26, 2006
6944255 Nuclear reactor Sep. 13, 2005
6914955 Heat exchanger tube support structure Jul. 5, 2005
6909765 Method of uprating an existing nuclear power plant Jun. 21, 2005
6810101 Heat exchanger tube support structure Oct. 26, 2004
6795518 Integral PWR with diverse emergency cooling and method of operating same Sep. 21, 2004
6674830 Nuclear reactor plant Jan. 6, 2004
6498827 Heat exchanger tube support structure Dec. 24, 2002
6459750 Turbine generator and operating method thereof, and nuclear power plant and operating method thereof Oct. 1, 2002
6021169 Feedwater control over full power range for pressurized water reactor steam generators Feb. 1, 2000
5896434 Power supply system for driving reactor coolant recirculation pumps Apr. 20, 1999
5754613 Power plant May. 19, 1998
5604777 Nuclear reactor coolant pump Feb. 18, 1997
5555280 Process and device for producing a leakproof protective coating on a surface of a nuclear reactor component Sep. 10, 1996
5526386 Method and apparatus for steam mixing a nuclear fueled electricity generation system Jun. 11, 1996
5492169 Tube lane pivoting device for nuclear steam generator Feb. 20, 1996
5493591 Internal pump for nuclear reactors Feb. 20, 1996
5457721 Method and apparatus for improving the performance of a nuclear power electrical generation system Oct. 10, 1995
5361377 Apparatus and method for producing electrical power Nov. 1, 1994
5335629 Preheating steam generator Aug. 9, 1994
5335252 Steam generator system for gas cooled reactor and the like Aug. 2, 1994
5331677 Pressurized water reactor plant Jul. 19, 1994
5329565 Stayrod arrangement Jul. 12, 1994
5267288 Power station installation Nov. 30, 1993
5143515 Pump with seal purge heater Sep. 1, 1992
5110538 Preheating steam generator May. 5, 1992
5084236 Converging spout outlet nozzle on an offset pump casing Jan. 28, 1992
5045272 Fluid temperature balancing system Sep. 3, 1991
5017102 Magnetically coupled pump and nuclear reactor incorporating said pump May. 21, 1991
5009838 Internal pump for nuclear reactor Apr. 23, 1991
4909981 Nuclear reactor Mar. 20, 1990
4859402 Bottom supported liquid metal nuclear reactor Aug. 22, 1989
4832898 Variable delay reactor protection system May. 23, 1989
4830053 Fluidic devices May. 16, 1989
4828787 Apparatus for simulation of the operation of a pressurized water nuclear reactor May. 9, 1989
4816213 Thermal distortion isolation system for turbine blade rings Mar. 28, 1989
4811777 Device for at least partly closing a vertical opening in a building and its use as a mechanical anti-freeze shutter Mar. 14, 1989
4789517 Rotating bubble membrane radiator Dec. 6, 1988
4786462 Support structure for a nuclear reactor Nov. 22, 1988
4775298 Electromagnetic screw channel pump for liquid metals with internally disposed polyphase coils Oct. 4, 1988
4773826 Pump Sep. 27, 1988
4769209 Compact small pressurized water nuclear power plant Sep. 6, 1988

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