Accession Number : AD0755359

Title :   Development of Pulsed High Energy Inductive Energy Storage Systems. Volume I.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Apr 71-Apr 72 on Phase 1,

Corporate Author : MAGNETIC CORP OF AMERICA WALTHAM MASS

Personal Author(s) : Lucas,Edward J. ; Punchard,William F. B. ; Thome,Richard J.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 228

Abstract : Major problems associated with the design of a repetitively pulsed 100 kJ energy storage system are explored and solutions presented. Recommendations as to the design of future systems are made. Based on the results of a theoretical analysis into loss mechanisms in copper/superconductor composites, a braid composed of 4.5 x 10 to minus 3rd power inch diameter strands was selected for further investigation. Coils having stored energies of about 1 and 10 kJ were constructed from this braid and loss measurements made while the coils were being repetitively pulsed at rates of 1 and 5 pulses per second. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*POWER SUPPLIES, ELECTROMAGNETS), SUPERCONDUCTORS, INDUCTANCE, MAGNET COILS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY, ELECTRIC SWITCHES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE