Accession Number : AD0853223
Title : Research on New Concepts in Energy Conversion.
Descriptive Note : Quarterly technical progress rept. no. 20, 1 Feb-30 Apr 69,
Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE SPACE PROPULSION LAB
Personal Author(s) : Kerrebrock, Jack L. ; Hsu, Michael
Report Date : 15 MAY 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 34
Abstract : The feasibility of Rankine-cycle space power systems incorporating nonequilibrium MHD generators was studied. The major effort was devoted to ascertaining the behavior of a large generator, which was designed in 1965 and first operated early in 1966. (Author)
Descriptors : (*MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC GENERATORS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES), (*RANKINE CYCLE, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC GENERATORS), ELECTRODES, BOUNDARY LAYER, VOLTAGE, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS.
Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution
Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE