Accession Number : AD0416721

Title :   INVESTIGATION OF MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC POWER GENERATION. VOLUME I - SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : PRATT AND WHITNEY AIRCRAFT EAST HARTFORD CONN

Report Date : MAY 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 319

Abstract : This report is Vlume I of six volumes submitted as the final report to RADC on contract AF30 602 2487, Investigation of Magnetohydrodynamic Power Generation. It presents summaries of all other volumes and over-all conclusions and recommendations resulting from the project in addition to presenting the system analyses and environmental testing information. Volumes II through VI present the results of investigations of crossed field and linear beam rf converters, MHD materials work, theoretical plasms conductivity study, and preliminary designs of 1000 and 250-megawatt power generators. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, GENERATORS), PLASMAS(PHYSICS), ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, MATERIALS, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, BOUNDARY LAYER, COMBUSTION, KLYSTRONS, THERMAL EXPANSION, POWER

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE