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Title: SNAP I POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT. Period covered: February 1, 1957 to June 30, 1959

Abstract

Development of the SNAP I power conversion system is described. The system is designed to convert the thermal energy produced by the decay of radioisotopes into 500 watts of electrical energy by means of a mercury Funkine cycle. A list of specific accomplishments of the program is included. (J.R.D.)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Thompson Ramo Wooldridge Inc. New Devices Labs., Cleveland
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
4131443
Report Number(s):
MND-P-2375; ER-4050
NSA Number:
NSA-14-026034
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(30-3)-217
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: For Martin Co. Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS; CONVERSION; DECAY; ENERGY; MERCURY; PERFORMANCE; PLANNING; POWER; RADIOISOTOPES; THERMONUCLEAR DEVICES; NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems

Citation Formats

Biering, R.C., Carrell, D.D., Grevstad, P.E., Otto, N.P., Picking, J.W., Thur, G.M., and Wulf, R.F. SNAP I POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT. Period covered: February 1, 1957 to June 30, 1959. United States: N. p., 1960. Web. doi:10.2172/4131443.
Biering, R.C., Carrell, D.D., Grevstad, P.E., Otto, N.P., Picking, J.W., Thur, G.M., & Wulf, R.F. SNAP I POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT. Period covered: February 1, 1957 to June 30, 1959. United States. doi:10.2172/4131443.
Biering, R.C., Carrell, D.D., Grevstad, P.E., Otto, N.P., Picking, J.W., Thur, G.M., and Wulf, R.F. Mon . "SNAP I POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT. Period covered: February 1, 1957 to June 30, 1959". United States. doi:10.2172/4131443. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4131443.
@article{osti_4131443,
title = {SNAP I POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT. Period covered: February 1, 1957 to June 30, 1959},
author = {Biering, R.C. and Carrell, D.D. and Grevstad, P.E. and Otto, N.P. and Picking, J.W. and Thur, G.M. and Wulf, R.F.},
abstractNote = {Development of the SNAP I power conversion system is described. The system is designed to convert the thermal energy produced by the decay of radioisotopes into 500 watts of electrical energy by means of a mercury Funkine cycle. A list of specific accomplishments of the program is included. (J.R.D.)},
doi = {10.2172/4131443},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1960},
month = {6}
}