Accession Number : AD0258489

Title :   MOTION OF AN ELECTRIC ARC IN A MAGNETIC FIELD

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : BRON,O.B.

Report Date : 09 MAR 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Extinction of an electric arc by a magnetic field Different forms of arc motion Apparatus for high-speed photography Mechanical expansion of an arc Arc motion between parallel electrodes Arc motion across horn-shaped electrodes Magnetic expansion of an electric arc Comparison of the effect of the normal component of the arc velocity in the magnetic field with the effect of air blow-out Forces acting on an arc located between two parallel busbars Survey of the principal literature on the ques tion of the motion of an arc in a magnetic field

Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC ARCS, *MAGNETIC FIELDS, CIRCUIT BREAKERS, ELECTRODES, HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, MOTION, PHOTOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE