Accession Number : AD0874827

Title :   Cost-Effective Electric Power for Advanced Tactical Airbases.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Feb-Jul 70,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE WEAPONS LAB KIRTLAND AFB NM

Personal Author(s) : Hobbs, Edmund R.

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : A number of power generation systems for use in the United States Air Force air mobility program in the 1975 to 1980 period are discussed and analyzed by a cost-effectiveness computer program. Five systems were selected for evaluation (diesel, fuel cell, simple cycle gas turbine, recuperated gas turbine, and nuclear power), and the diesel system is described in regard to cost-effectiveness. Certain operational advantages of the recuperated gas turbine are also described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION, COST EFFECTIVENESS), (*POWER EQUIPMENT, COST EFFECTIVENESS), (*COST EFFECTIVENESS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), MILITARY FACILITIES, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, FACTOR ANALYSIS, ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION.

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation
      Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE