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Design and testing of fabric composite heat pipes for space nuclear power applications

William C. Kiestler

Design and testing of fabric composite heat pipes for space nuclear power applications

by William C. Kiestler

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heat pipes.,
  • Fibrous composites.,
  • Ceramic fibers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William C. Kiestler.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15195020M

    A new way to cool down electronic devices, recover waste heat Device turns shells of sea creatures into power for medical, augmented reality, cellphone devices Scientists capture 3D images of nanoparticles, atom by atom, with unprecedented precision Scientists see energy gap modulations in a . A workshop on Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Manufacturing (held Janu , in Arlington, VA) brought together stakeholders from industry and academia to discuss manufacturing of composites. The workshop explored emerging FRP composite market applications in clean energy and barriers to the development and widespread commercial use of these lightweight, high-strength and .

    Molybdenum heat pipes containing lithium can operate at the white-hot temperatures of K, and transfer heat energy at , kW th /m 2, almost four times that of the surface of the sun. The specific area is kg/m 2. David Poston, Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies at .   Materials by design: M and P engineering's next 20 years Consultant Ted Lynch, in his role as vice president of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) provides insight into SAMPE's much more active role in U.S. government policy-making activities.

    composite fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) has displaced other more costly metals in many industrial proper resin and will provide test coupons prepared according to ASTM C for in-plant testing. To obtain assistance, contact the: Reichhold Corrosion Hotline at , or email us at an important task of the design engineer is File Size: 1MB. A study has found that novel lightweight composite metal foams (CMFs) are more effective at insulating against high heat than the conventional base metals and alloys that they’re made of. The finding from North Carolina State University researchers means the CMF is especially promising for use in storing and transporting nuclear material, hazardous materials, explosives [ ].


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Design and testing of fabric composite heat pipes for space nuclear power applications by William C. Kiestler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Carbon for high temperature nuclear and fusion reactors. Graphite was used in the first nuclear reactor CP-1, constructed in at Stagg Field University of Chicago. Some of the emerging applications include their use as critical parts in advanced nuclear reactors.

Efforts are underway to develop carbon materials with high density as well. Studying heat pipe performance in microgravity is thus critical, if we are to eventually use heat pipes as a primary heat transfer technology on long-term manned missions," added Plawsky.

The Fluids Integrated Rack also contains the Light Microscopy Module or LMM, which is a completely automated optical microscope that can be controlled from Earth.

Nuclear Power Generation. AMI offers a full line of heat resistant textiles for the MRO applications found in the nuclear power generation industry such as high temperature gasketing, insulating tapes for steam lines, heat resistant hose and pipe covering and the most extensive line of FM Approved hot work fabrics.

When safety is critical, nuclear power facilities depend on AMI for approved. Design Considerations for Lightweight Space Radiators Based on Fabrication and application of graphite-carbon composite technology to space radiator heat pipes will lead to even greater savings in the total power s, stem (nuclear reactor heat source coupled with ther-File Size: 1MB.

Twenty-two peer-reviewed papers cover a variety of topics, including testing and design methods related to high speed fiber reinforced composite rotors for energy storage in space applications.

Fiber reinforced polymer composite rotors are ideal for light-weight flywheel energy storage devices because of their high strength to density : ASTM International. tandable given the low weight, high heat flux, and zero power draw of heat pipes, and that they would not be adversely affected by operating in a zero gravity environment.

The first application of heat pipes in the space program was the thermal equilibration of satellite Size: 2MB. Among the different heat transfer limits, only the sonic limit due to choked flow restricts the K heat pipe during the second stage. Overall, for the heat-rejection system of space nuclear power reactor, the heat pipe radiator unit can effectively radiated waste heat to the space environment in 5 min and responses fast under transient by: MVK Heat and Mass TransportLund, Sweden Heat pipes and its applications Fabian Korn Dept.

of Energy Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, BoxLund, Sweden ABSTRACT Heat pipes are one of the most effective procedures to transport thermal energy from one point to another, mostly used for cooling.

This document reviews the design status of the SP, heat pipe space nuclear reactor system. It also identifies those systems and components requiring additional research to support continued SP.

Design Considerations for Lightweight Space Radiators Based on Fabrication and Test Experience With a Carbon-Carbon Composite Prototype Heat Pipe This report discusses the design implications for spacecraft radiators made possible by the successful fabrication and proof-of-concept testing of a graphite-fiber-carbon-matrix composite Cited by:   The schematic design of a space nuclear power system is suggested that is fitted with a radiating cooler, which deploys and forms a part of the radiation protection cone once a spacecraft has been inserted into its orbit.

The principle of selecting a design of a capillary structure for heat pipes with high thermal output (hundreds of kilowatts) is : A. Gribkov. aluminum plate with embedded heat pipes, called a HiK™ plate [8], is secured to the motherboard where fins and a fan would typically be.

The heat pipes extend from this plate and are attached to the walls of the box slice. The second subsystem consists of the heat File Size: KB. is a heating fabric. Thus, the layout is very light and flexible, but though. It can resist complicated stresses.

The composite structure design of the MCY can provide DC and AC power heating applications through different combinations of metal and polymer. For example, the MCY uses high performance polymer such as PBO as the core. Design and Dynamic Modeling of a Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant Conference Paper (PDF Available) June with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Composite Materials, Volume 3: Engineering Applications of Composites covers a variety of applications of both low- and high-cost composite materials in a number of business sectors, including material systems used in the electrical and nuclear industries. The book discusses the utilization of carbon-fiber reinforced plastics for a number of Book Edition: 1.

Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland Structural Design and Analysis of a Light-Weight Laminated Composite Heat Sink for Spaceflight PWBs Mark S.

Fan, Ph.D. NASA Technology Validation Assurance Program Greenbelt, Maryland W. Lee Niemeyer Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MarylandFile Size: 2MB. Current efforts have focused the development of loop heat pipes (LHPs) for space applications with possibility of using them in several ground applications, such as water heating systems, etc.

However, some issues related to the use of LHPs rely on their design and development depending on the required use. Thus, a novel LHP. reactor, called the Heat Pipe-Encapsulated Nuclear Heat Source (HP-ENHS), which utilizes sodium heat pipes to remove heat from a solid molybdenum reactor core fueled by uranium and plutonium nitride.

This idea has been examined for space reactor applications before, and with a thermal output of MW and the potential to run the reactor with 20 File Size: KB. I - Nuclear Reactor Design - R.A. Chaplin ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) D2O ∗ Be Graphite x x x x x 97 21 59 *D2O containing % by weight of H2O.

Data obtained from Lamarsh and Baratta, Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, Prentice Hall, File Size: KB. Waste heat—emitted by cars and electronic devices as they run—remains a largely untapped source of renewable energy.

But that could one day change thanks to a new composite material developed by researchers at The Ohio State University that they said can generate a significant amount of energy. Back ina team comprised of some of the same scientists at the university Author: Elizabeth Montalbano.

A ground-coupled heat pump, Fig. 1, is a device that carries building cooling and heating load to or from the ground via a set of pipes arranged in a certain way and is known as the ground subsystem or ground heat r ground source application is heating the green houses through the utilization of geothermal energy via a ground heat by: 7.Consequently, the level of interest in exploring the potential applications of FRP in various types of structures and environments has increased.

One of the potential areas of application of FRP is in nuclear power plants (NPP). However, there is very little research data available on the durability of FRP subject to an NPP environment.Engineering Thermodynamics of Thermal Radiation: For Solar Power Utilization provides, for the first time, an exhaustive discussion on energy and exergy analysis of radiation processes.

Extensive details on the exergy of radiation are developed for evaluation of the practical uses of : Richard Petela.