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Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets

Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets

grant no. NASA NAG3-1360 for the period 3/25/93 - 3/24/95 : final report

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arc jet engines.,
  • Arc generators.,
  • Thrust.,
  • Electric propulsion.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPerformance of low power pulsed arcjets.
    Statementsubmitted by Rodney L. Burton.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA-CR-203947., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-203947.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15539685M

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Get this from a library. Performance of Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets book pulsed arcjets: grant no. NASA NAG for the period 3/25//24/ final report. [Rodney L Burton; United States. National Aeronautics and. Results indicate that for payloads of and kg pulsed MPD thrusters can reduce launch mass by between and kg over those achievable with hydrogen arcjets, which can be used to.

Experimental Study of Startup Characteristics and Performance of Low-Power Arcjet Article in Journal of Propulsion and Power 27(1) January with 16 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The concept of pulsed power is simple: electric energy at low power levels is collected over an extended period and stored in a capacitor. That same energy can then be discharged almost instantaneously at very high levels of power.

The generation of PEFs requires two major devices: a. This report provides an overview of the present state and the problem areas of magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) space-propulsion devices and systems potentially suitable for orbit raising and maneuvering of large space structures, i.e., thrust and power levels of presently most-promising steady (or quasisteady pulsed) thruster types, self-field, axial applied-field arcjets, and Hall ion thrusters.

Description Micropropulsion is an enabling technology for microspacecraft operations by making missions possible that otherwise could not be performed. For example, the formation and maintenance of platoons of Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets book will require a maneuvering capability to counter orbital perturbations.

DEVELOPMENT OF ARC,lET AND ION PROPULSION FOR SPACECRAFT STATIONKEEPING James S. Sovey, Francis M. Curran, Thomas W. Haag, Michael l. Patterson, Eric J. Pencil, Vincent K. Rawl.n, and John M. Sankovic National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio ABSTRACTFile Size: 1MB.

Students. Professional Development. Engineering Career Services (ECS) Center for Academic Resources in Engineering (CARE) Center for Technical Consulting Resources. Resistojets have been used to augment monopropellant performance, and arcjets have recently been utilized for large satellite station keeping.

These systems require too high power level Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets book be of use for micropropulsion. Low power ion and Hall thrusters are being developed for orbit transfer and primary planetary propulsion missions (Myers Pulsed plasma thrusters are relatively simple and can operate at very low power levels.

The pulse frequency, however, and thus the average Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets book depends on the available power. Resistojets can be build for spacecraft with higher available power, but the Cited by: 2.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Pulsed power Pulsed power is a technology to compress the duration of time to generate peak instantaneous power levels. A natural source of pulsed power is clouds, which get Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets book charged over a period of tens of minutes or even more due to several mechanisms inside the cloud.

When theFile Size: KB. In the low power Performance of low-power pulsed arcjets book, these switches are being used to switch A and 5 kV to drive laser diode arrays which produce ps optical pulses.

These short optical pulses are for military and commercial applications in optical and electrical range sensing, 3D laser radar, and high speed imaging. Both types of these applications demand a betterCited by: A second approach would be to use a moderate-thrust ( lb), modest-performance chemical propulsion thruster at sec I sp, such as liquid oxygen (LOx)/monopropellant hydrazine using a cryocooler to keep the LOx from boiling ty changes of hundreds of feet per second can be achieved in minutes to hours, depending on the propellant mass available, for platforms of thousands.

Pulsed Power Avionics MHz (Si): Characterized to meet avionics system specifications on parameters such as: rise and fall time, pulse droop, gain spread multimode pulsing combinations, gain change vs.

frequency and temperature, power saturation, and spectral masks. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite Reston, VA Figure 2. Drawing true to scale of a pulsed plasma allowance for losses in PPU s73%, operation time-thruster with a solid propellant.

1 mounting unit, 2 allowance for losses in PPU, operation time-mounting body, 3 cable, 4 central electrode, 5 hrs, mass kg, including the PPU mass kg. Electric propulsion 1. THEORY OF PROPULSION Electric Propulsion 2. Arcjets can use electrical power from solar cells or batteries, and any of a variety propellants.

Hydrazine is the most popular propellant, however, because it can also be used in a chemical engine on the same spacecraft to provide high thrust capability or to act as a. CubeSats provide a cost effective means to perform scientific and technological studies in space.

Due to their affordability, CubeSat technologies have been diversely studied and developed by educational institutions, companies and space organizations all over the world. The CubeSat technology that is surveyed in this paper is the propulsion system. A propulsion system is the primary mobility Cited by: Various thruster concepts based on vacuum arcs are currently under development, predominantly in the pulsed regime due to the power constraints on small spacecraft.

Pulsed vacuum arc thrusters are capable of efficiently producing highly-ionized supersonic plasma at very low average by: 1. 4. Low Available Power—Electrical power in space is obtained using solar power. Fifty years ago, harvesting over 1 kW of net electrical power was almost unattainable.

This fact constrained the EP-using spacecraft to low power, thus low-thrust electric thrusters. At these low-power levels, EP was limited and could not manifest its true by: 7.

In the early days, this technology was often called ‘pulse power’ instead of pulsed power. In a pulsed power machine, low-power electrical energy from a wall plug is stored in a bank of capacitors and leaves them as a compressed pulse of power. The duration of the pulse is increasingly shortened until it is only billionths of a second Size: 8MB.

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Prebola, John L Published on Jul 5, Approved: Dr. Joseph A. Schetz, Chairman Dr. Walter F. O’Brien Dr. Charlie L. Yates August, Blacksburg, Virginia MASTER of SCIENCE Thes. An arcjet thruster has a constrictor and nozzle defining an arc chamber.

The constrictor has an insulator and an anode. The constrictor defines a subsonic-to-supersonic transition zone axially coextensive with the inculator and anode. The anode is disposed side-by-side with the insulator and located upstream therefrom. A rod defines a cathode spaced from the anode by a by:   Hallo to all, I have been reading a paper regarding electric pulse attenuation and the values are quoted in dB.

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NTER: Nuclear Thermal-Electric Rocket There is a type of nuclear propulsion that can have most of the acceleration of a nuclear thermal rocket but also the high Isp of an electric thruster.

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prop (pulsed) Thrust levels: mN ARCJET Low power hydrazine arcjets in use on TelStar IV communication satellites First space test of a high power arcjet for use in orbit raising operations launched. database of performance data has been assembled [5,21].

It is also the thruster geometry used in Diamant’s work on anode spotting [14,19]. We use this thruster design because its performance characteristics are well-known, and the effects of modifications are therefore more clear than they would be in any new thruster design. This banner text can have markup.

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Horizons, "clutter" and other means of evading detection are largely absent, and everything is done against a 3K background. The objectives of this topic are: to investigate the principal energy loss mechanisms for sub-kW arcjets which have much different physical mechanisms than high power arcjets.

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Performance of Low-Power Pulsed Download pdf. NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Burton, Rodney L. The Electric Propulsion Laboratory at UIUC has in place all the capability and diagnostics required for performance testing of low power pulsed and DC arcjets.

The UIUC thrust stand is operating with excellent accuracy and sensitivity at.That way, plenty of power would be available for ebook, and low-power cruise would be covered, too. Also, with a failure, there would always be at least 1 conventional engine for landing.

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