Self-Contained Thermionic Nuclear Power Plant for Offshore Gas and Oil Production Platforms.

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621.039.5: 621.362

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The reactor unit for direct conversion of thermal energy into electrical energy with the electrical output between 1-5 MW oriented onto integration into equipment for offshore platforms have been discussed. A distinguishing feature of the reactor unit is the use of a thermionic conversion process with the thermodynamic cycle upper temperature of ~1600 K and lower temperature of ~700 K with the efficiency 15-20%.

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