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Electric propulsion system technology

Electric propulsion system technology

annual report, 1990

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Pasadena, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space vehicles -- Electric propulsion systems.,
  • Ion rockets.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn R. Brophy, Charles E. Garner, Keith D. Goodfellow.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-194100.
    ContributionsGarner, Charles E., Goodfellow, Keith D., Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15383343M

    April 6, The ion propulsion system on Deep Space 1 is the culmination of over 50 years of development on electric engine systems in ed on Oct. 24, , Deep Space 1 will be the first spacecraft to actually use ion propulsion to reach another planetary body. A nuclear electric rocket (more properly nuclear electric propulsion) is a type of spacecraft propulsion system where thermal energy from a nuclear reactor is converted to electrical energy, which is used to drive an ion thruster or other electrical spacecraft propulsion technology. The nuclear electric rocket terminology is slightly inconsistent, as technically the "rocket" part of the.

      It is any technology which allows a non-nuclear submarine to operate without the need to access atmospheric oxygen (by surfacing or using a snorkel). It can augment or replace the diesel-electric propulsion system of non-nuclear vessels. Abstract — Electric vehicles (EV) firstly introduced in late ’s. But the benefits offered by internal combustion engines over electric propulsion made the previous a popular choice. Increasing price of fossil fuels coupled with environmental concerns has increased the interest in the research and growth of electric vehicle propulsion technologies.

    The U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island features the best of GE’s power and propulsion technology. The hybrid propulsion system, comprising two GE LM+ gas turbine direct drive power units and GE's auxilliary electric propulsion system, enables the ships to choose the appropriate, effective, and efficient form of. Among the proposed systems, Case 5, which is applied to the electric propulsion system powered by the SOFC and ESS, is the most eco-friendly system. However, it is the most expensive solution due to the high CAPEX than the others. Moreover, it requires more development in power density considering the high volume and : Kyunghwa Kim, Gilltae Roh, Wook Kim, Kangwoo Chun.


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Fundamentals of Electric Propulsion: Ion and Hall Thrusters March The research described in this publication was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service. Throughout most of the twentieth century, electric propulsion was considered the technology of the future.

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