Accession Number:

AD0765476

Title:

Advanced Electrical Power Generation and Distribution Concepts for Military Facilities.

Descriptive Note:

Preliminary rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB CHAMPAIGN ILL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

133.0

Abstract:

The report describes probable technical advancement of electrical power generation systems in the 1980-1990 time period for application in fixed or semi-fixed military facilities in the power range of 250 kw to 50,000 kw. Subjects covered include commercial power reliability, uninterruptible power system, conventional steam, diesel, gas turbine open and closed cycle generators and distribution systems for currently available equipment. Advanced power systems include nuclear reactors, batteries and fuel cells, magnetohydrodynamic systems, fusion systems, solar power systems and direct conversion systems of the thermoelectric and thermionic type. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE