Accession Number : AD0289688

Title :   THE USE OF AN ELECTROLYTE IN MODEL MHD POWER GENERATORS

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE AEROPHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : COVERT,EUGENE E. ; NOWLAN,DANIEL T.

Report Date : MAY 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The problems associated with the use of electrolytes in scale models for tests of MHD generators are discussed. It is concluded that the H rtmann number and fluid Reynolds number must be matched between the model and the full scale device. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, *POWER SUPPLIES, ELECTROLYSIS, FLUID FLOW, GENERATORS, MODEL TESTS, REYNOLDS NUMBER

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE