Accession Number:

AD0604889

Title:

Measurement of Fluid Properties for Magnetoplasmadynamic Power Generators

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly technical summary rept. no. 5, 1 May-31 Jul 1964

Corporate Author:

GENERAL MOTORS CORP INDIANAPOLIS IN ALLISON GAS TURBINE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-08-17

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

It gs found that at low field strengths the generator voltage is proportional to the magnetic field strength. With increasing field strength the voltage deviates from this proportionality and finally saturates. A possible explanation of this phenomena is presented. The definition of one of the generator operational problems will allow a logical attack on the imposed limitations. The closed loop research facility has undergone several modifications to improve the operational and control characteristics. The design of the generator for Phase II of the contract was initiated.

Subject Categories:

  • Non-electrical Energy Conversion

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE