Primary Inventor: Krishna P. Singh
Contributing Inventor(s): Joseph Rajkumar
Date of Publication: May 26, 2020
Status: Granted
Jurisdiction: US
Assignee: SMR Inventec, LLC
Equipment Type: SMR-160
Docket NumberHOL-062
Application Number: 15,859,934
Patent Number: US 10,665,357 B2

Prior Publication Data: US 2018/0144838 A1 – May 24, 2018

Related U.S. Publication Data:

  • Continuation of application No. 14/398,946, filed as application No. PCT/US2013/039743 on May 6, 2013, now Pat. No. US 9,892,806 B2.
  • Provisional application No. 61/642,614, filed on May 4, 2012.

International Publication Number:  WO 2013/188018 A1
International Publication Date: December 19, 2013
International Application Number:

Abstract: A nuclear steam supply system includes an elongated reactor vessel having an internal cavity with a central axis, a reactor core having nuclear fuel disposed within the internal cavity, and a steam generating vessel having at least one heat exchanger section, the steam generating vessel being fluidicly coupled to the reactor vessel. The reactor vessel includes a shell having an upper flange portion and a head having a head flange portion. The upper flange portion is coupled to the head flange portion, wherein the upper flange portion extends into the internal cavity, and the head flange portion extends outward from the internal cavity.