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pressure vessel

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(Chemistry) engineering a vessel designed for containing substances, reactions, etc, at pressures above atmospheric pressure
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He says the fuel at the bottom of the pressure vessel overheated and melted again during a four-day period from March 21 when only 11 to 32 percent of the water needed to cool the fuel was injected into the pressure vessel.
Figure 1 shows how the HIP furnace, usually a resistance heating type, is mounted internally in the pressure vessel and is thermally isolated from it.
The package leverages the existing bi-directional links between COADE PV Elite, for pressure vessel and heat exchanger design and analysis, and COADE CADWorx Equipment, for parametric equipment modeling.
1 reactor of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant likely melted after being fully exposed and are being cooled in water at the bottom of the pressure vessel, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co.
This strategic acquisition complements Samuel's existing steel pressure vessel operations, including its Silvan Industries division in Marinette, Wisconsin and its Steel Fab division in Abingdon, Virginia.
It contains papers on standards and codes arranged in sections on ASME activities, environmental fatigue initiation and crack growth, fatigue assessment in pressure vessel design, new developments in codes and standards, and the structural integrity of pressure components.
But the plant operator said the water at the bottom of the reactor pressure vessel holding the fuel is keeping the melted fuel cool, assuring that the company is succeeding in preventing the reactor's fuel from overheating by injecting water from outside.
HyPerComp has developed a "benign-failure-mode" capability, which greatly reduces the likelihood of catastrophic pressure vessel failures resulting in injury or death.
Each skin is bonded with a liquid-tight seal to its own pressure vessel.
HOUSTON -- COADE announced today its 2009 training schedule for PVElite, the company's popular software for pressure vessel and heat exchanger analysis and design, with the first scheduled for March 2-4 in Houston, Texas.
Tenders are invited for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspection and Licensing Software.
1 and 3 reactors, which lost their cooling functions after the March 11 massive quake and tsunami, TEPCO plans to take the unprecedented measure of filling up the reactor's primary containment vessel with water above the level of the reactor fuel placed inside the pressure vessel.