Accession Number : AD0815584

Title :   SNAP 50/SPUR NUCLEAR MECHANICAL POWER UNIT EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. PART III. SEALS, MATERIALS, FACILITIES AND AUXILIARY POWER SUPPLY.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. May 62-Dec 66,

Corporate Author : GARRETT CORP PHOENIX AZ AIRESEARCH MFG DIV

Personal Author(s) : Chadbourne, L. E. ; Kovacevich, E. A. ; Riffle, G. K. ; Rottler, A. D. ; Dobler, F. X.

Report Date : 31 DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : This is the final report of the experimental research and development program leading to a potassium Rankine-cycle space power system. The program encompassed a variety of technologies, and each of these is treated in detail. Where appropriate, reference is made to previously published topical reports for additional detailed discussion; abstracts of these topical reports are included. The report is published in three parts (volumes). This volume includes sections on Seals, Materials, Facilities, and the Auxiliary Power Supply.

Descriptors :   *TURBINES), (*NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION, ENERGY CONVERSION, RANKINE CYCLE, POTASSIUM, AUXILIARY POWER PLANTS, TUNGSTEN ALLOYS, CARBON, VACUUM SEALS, TEST METHODS, MATERIALS, IMPELLERS, BEARINGS, TURBINE BLADES, TURBINE WHEELS, GENERATORS, PIPES, WEAR RESISTANCE, FRICTION, LIQUID METALS, TEST FACILITIES, HEAT TRANSFER.

Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE