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Plasmas and magnetic fields in propulsion and power research

Plasmas and magnetic fields in propulsion and power research

the proceedings of a conference held at the NASA Lewis Research Center on October 16, 1969.

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Published by Scientific and Technical Information Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; [for sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plasma rockets -- Congresses.,
  • Plasma (Ionized gases) -- Congresses.,
  • Magnets -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesNASA SP-226, NASA SP ;, 226.
    ContributionsLewis Research Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL783.6 .P53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4693217M
    LC Control Number77605917

    Oct 27,  · Chinese whispers: China shows off magnetic propulsion engine for ultra-silent subs, ships Inshert Hunt for Red October jokesh here By Iain Thomson in San Francisco 27 Oct at From the spectroscopic point of view, the presence of a magnetic field in a plasma can have different signatures on the emission line spectra depending on its strength and on the plasma conditions. This Special Issue is intended to regroup all kinds of spectroscopic techniques based on static or transient magnetic fields in magnetized plasmas.

    Jul 15,  · Engages in research, development, and flight application of advanced materials, structures, and mechanisms for aerospace systems, with activities ranging from materials research at nanoscale to design and testing of structures and mechanical systems for aeronautics and space flight programs. Research and development activities are focused on developing enabling technologies for . Related electrode-sheath phenomena are the least well understood aspects of lighting plasmas, and learning to control them better would lead to more efficient and longer-life products. Magnetic Reconnection and Dynamo Action The behavior of a magnetized plasma is determined largely by the configuration of the magnetic field in the plasma.

    EXTERNAL MAGNETIC FIELD PROPULSION SYSTEM (ExMF-PS) By: Mahmoud E. Yousif. using rotating low magnetic fields (RLMF) operated from a solenoid. It is the ExMF that leads to energization of these particles because its size is smaller, the stability force will need to result from the design and propulsion power. 5- ExMF Brake. Plasma confining with magnetic fields. Ask Question Asked 2 years ago. is an important principle used plasma propulsion (which results in circular acceleration), and then is transformed into linear momentum to produce thrust. $\begingroup$ the reasons why this is almost impossible are given in Seife's book about the history of.


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Get this from a library. Plasmas and magnetic fields in propulsion and power research: the proceedings of a conference held at the NASA Lewis Research Center. Read the latest articles of Propulsion and Power Research at thebindyagency.com, Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

Pulsed plasma thrusters (PPTs) are high-specific-impulse, low-power electric thrusters. It has some of the properties of a gas but is affected by electric and magnetic fields and is a good conductor of electricity.

Plasma is the building block for all types of electric propulsion, where electric and/or magnetic fields are used to push on. Plasma is the building block for all types of electric propulsion, where electric and/or magnetic fields are used to push on the electrically charged ions and electrons to provide thrust.

Examples of plasmas seen every day are lightning and fluorescent light bulbs. MPD Operation Image right: Overview of magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) thruster.

Overview of Advanced Electromagnetic Propulsion Development at NASA Glenn Research Center NASA/TM— September National Aeronautics and Space Administration Glenn Research Center Prepared for the 41st Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit cosponsored by the AIAA, ASME, SAE, and ASEE Tucson, Arizona, July 10–13, AIAA.

The units used throughout the book are based on the International System (SI). However, by convention we will occasionally revert to other metric units (such as A/cm2, mg/s, etc.) commonly used in the literature describing these devices.

Maxwell’s Equations The electric and magnetic fields that exist in electric propulsion plasmas obey. The book relates theory to relevant devices and mechanisms, presenting a clear outline of analysis and mathematical detail; it highlights the significance of the concepts with reviews of recent applications and trends in plasma engineering, including topics of plasma formation and magnetic fusion, plasma thrusters and space thebindyagency.com: Thomas M.

York, Haibin Tang. The Geomagnetosphere is the nearest giant natural laboratory; research is made possible by use of satellites to investigate in detail different plasmas and energetic processes in space caused by the interaction of high kinetic energy solar wind plasmas and their perturbations frozen in Interplanetary Magnetic Fields with the rotated main Author: Lev I.

Dorman. Most artificial plasmas are generated by the application of electric and/or magnetic fields through a gas. Plasma generated in a laboratory setting and for industrial use can be generally categorized by: The type of power source used to generate the plasma—DC, AC (typically with radio frequency) and microwave.

How Electromagnetic Propulsion Will Work. by Kevin Bonsor. Jolting Into Space is typically not in the business of developing propulsion systems for NASA, but it is continually working on better superconducting magnets and very rapid, high-power What sprang from the DOE research was Goodwin's idea for a space propulsion system that uses Author: Kevin Bonsor.

Fusion Power: Watching, Waiting, as Research Continues Cheap and abundant electric power from nuclear fusion—power “too cheap to meter”—has been a dream for more than a half-century. @article{osti_, title = {Helical plasma thruster}, author = {Beklemishev, A.

D., E-mail: [email protected]}, abstractNote = {A new scheme of plasma thruster is proposed. It is based on axial acceleration of rotating magnetized plasmas in magnetic field with helical corrugation. The idea is that the propellant ionization zone can be placed into the local magnetic well, so that initially the.

Mar 13,  · Abstract. The paper gives the theory of magnetic propulsion of liquid lithium streams and their stability in tokamaks.

In the approximation of a thin flowing layer the MHD equations are reduced to one integro-differential equation which takes into account the propulsion effect, viscosity and the drag force due to magnetic pumping and other interactions with the magnetic field.

As one of the electromagnetic plasma acceleration systems, we have proposed a rotating magnetic field (RMF) acceleration scheme to overcome the present problem of direct plasma-electrode interactions, leading to a short lifetime with a poor plasma performance due to contamination.

In this scheme, we generate a plasma by a helicon wave excited by a radio frequency (rf) antenna which has no Cited by: 5. A magnetohydrodynamic drive or MHD accelerator is a method for propelling vehicles using only electric and magnetic fields with no moving parts, accelerating an electrically conductive propellant (liquid or gas) with thebindyagency.com fluid is directed to the rear and as a reaction, the vehicle accelerates forward.

The first studies examining MHD in the field of marine propulsion date. The electric and the magnetic fields of the wav acceleration that spontaneously forms in low-pressure plasmas.

At low pressure the magnetic. High power density pl asma propulsion would. National Research Council. please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

LOW-TEMPERATURE PLASMAS 40 generation community is mostly industrial, and much of this work has been performed by Textron Defense Systems (formerly the Avco Everett Research Laboratory). analysis and. This research presents a new approach to achieve an underlying understanding of the plasma energy transfer and conversion in the external electric and magnetic fields that is not possible using.

Nov 14,  · Plasmas for space propulsion. Overviews of different plasma thrusters are collected in Journal of Propulsion and Power (vol 14, no 5, ) the mini-HET with permanent magnets, which can keep large magnetic fields without spending power.

Electromagnetic propulsion (EMP), is the principle of accelerating an object by the utilization of a flowing electrical current and magnetic thebindyagency.com electrical current is used to either create an opposing magnetic field, or to charge a field, which can then be thebindyagency.com a current flows through a conductor in a magnetic field, an electromagnetic force known as a Lorentz force, pushes the.

Advances In Electromagnetism That Could Enable Economies In Energy And Power And Propulsion Plasmas formed by electromagnetic discharges that are emitted from the front end of vehicles and interact with oncoming airflow to reduce vehicle drag are of interest for future power and propulsion systems that would reduce vehicle size and the fuel and Author: H.D.

Froning, T.W. Barrett.Plasma is a state of matter that is often thought of as a subset of gases, but the two states behave very differently.

Like gases, plasmas have no fixed shape or volume, and are less dense than.Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory An analytical model for the flow of collisionless plasma along magnetic fields: 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit Excitation and propagation of electrostatic ion cyclotron waves in rf-sustained plasmas of interest to propulsion research: 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE.