Accession Number:

AD0602383

Title:

RESEARCH PROGRAMME ON MAGNETOPLASMADYNAMIC POWER GENERATION. PART 3: THEORETICAL

Descriptive Note:

Technical summary rept. for 1 Dec 1962-31 Mar 1964

Corporate Author:

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CO LTD NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-03-31

Pagination or Media Count:

244.0

Abstract:

Contents Viscosity of MPD working fluids Collision cross sections Seed fraction optimization Nozzle flow Flow processes in MPD generators The constant Mach number MPD generator Optimization of large-scale nuclear MPD systems Power conversion in space A non-equilibrium electron mode for kilowatt- range MPD space power Non-equilibrium plasmas.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE