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