Accession Number : ADD013599

Title :   Conversion between Magnetic Energy and Mechanical Energy.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 2 Apr 81, patented 29 Mar 83,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Clark, Arthur E ; Belson, Henry S

Report Date : 29 Mar 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A method of converting magnetic energy to mechanical energy comprising subjecting a material of the formula R(x)T(1-x) wherein R is a rare earth or mixtures thereof, T is Fe, Ni, Co, Mn, or mixtures thereof, and O x 1, to a change in magnetic field and of converting mechanical energy to magnetic energy comprising subjecting a material of the formula R(x)T(1-x) to a change in pressure.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *MAGNETOSTRICTION, *ENERGY CONVERSION, *MAGNETOSTRICTIVE ELEMENTS, ENERGY, MAGNETIC FIELDS, MECHANICAL ENERGY, RARE EARTH ELEMENTS, IRON, NICKEL, COBALT, MAGNESIUM, TRANSDUCERS, ENERGY CONVERSION

Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE