APCSE SECOND YEAR PROGRAM. TYPE II STATUS REPORT. VOLUME I.
Rept. for Dec 66-Dec 67.
AEROJET-GENERAL CORP SAN RAMON CA NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND MFG OPERATIONS
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The Advanced Power Conversion Skid Experiment APCSE is a program to demonstrate the production of 300 KW electrical power from a compact, closed Brayton cycle power conversion system. This report describes the second year of activity under this program. Final CSN-2 turbine-compressor set testing was accomplished the CSN-2 was subsequently disassembled, inspected and modified to the CSN-2A configuration. System testing of the APCSE with the CSN-2A and later with the CSN-1AM turbine-compressor sets were completed wherein 300 KW electrical power levels were marginally demonstrated. Design and drawings were completed for packaging the APCSE electrical equipment and lubrication system onto the power conversion skid and design activity was initiated to enclose the compact APCSE skid. Author
- Non-electrical Energy Conversion
- Electric Power Production and Distribution