Accession Number:

ADA001515

Title:

The Generator of the Future,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The basic principles and present operational parameters of Soviet magneto-gas dynamic generators are simply described. The characteristics of MHD generators are contrasted with those of conventional steam turbine plants. An optimistic view of the future of MHD generator is expressed despite the technical difficulties discussed in the article.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE