Accession Number : ADD013301
Title : Thermochemical Energy Storage and Mechanical Energy Converter System.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 29 Aug 80, patented 28 Dec 82,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Dunlap, Richard M
Report Date : 28 Dec 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : A thermochemical energy storage and mechanical energy converter system utilizing a turbine. The system has a power or discharge phase, and a reactivate or charge phase. In the power phase ammonia gas is released by CaCl2-8NG3, expanded in a turbine and combined with ZnCl2 to form ZnCl2-NG3. In an example of the reactivate phase ammonia gas is released by ZnCl2-NH3 and added to CaCl2-NH3 to form CaCl2-8NH3.
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *CONVERTERS, *ENERGY STORAGE, *MECHANICAL ENERGY, *THERMOCHEMISTRY, *TURBINES, AMMONIA, GASES, POWER, CALCIUM COMPOUNDS, ZINC COMPOUNDS, CHLORIDES, HEAT, SALTS
Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion
Machinery and Tools
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE