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Provisions were made in the design of this analyzer for compensation of the second harmonic generated by intermodulation, but this was found to be impractical. A conceptually simpler analyzer has been described by Boland and associates of Argonne National Laboratory (59). Essentially, the method consists in synthesizing a current which when added to the current from the ion chamber leaves only the noise and higher harmonics. This result can be achieved by a sine-cosine potentiometer driven, as before, through a differential gear set from the mechanical drive of the reactivity modulator.

Figure 1 illustrates the typical pressurized water reactor cycle as Pressurizer Primary coolant loop Secondary coolant loop Turbine "generator g Reactor Make-up stream ? > Condensate pump ^ ^ River water pump Regenerative ' feedwater heater to waste FIG. 1. Typical pressurized water power reactor cycle. utilized by the Shippingport (1) and Yankee {2) installations. The Indian Point Plant (3) incorporates a fossil fuel fired superheater to increase steam temperatures. The reactor serves as the heat source, and the heat generated by nuclear fission is removed by circulating demineralized water through the pile or core.

FL-FL-FL- m Tube bundle FIG. 8. Horizontal, straight tube, multiple drum steam generator. Secondary steam outlet Manway and cover Secondary feedwater Tube support and baffle plates Primary cool, outlet /"^< >4_ r^ >^Primary cool, inlet Manway and cover FIG. 9. Vertical, U tube, single drum steam generator. Primary 'water outlet 52 GEORGE T. , MICHAEL ZIZZA, AND PAUL DE RIENZO (Fig. 10). Sufficient clearances are provided between the tube bundle and the shell wall to allow for any differential expansion that might be expected.

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