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Title: Mound Isotope Power Systems; AMTEC Integral Cell Wall Compression Test

An AMTEC (Alkali Metal Thermal-to-Electric Conversion) device is tested under a compression load at a rate of 0.0025 inches/minute. The integral cell wall is made of Haynes Alloy 25. The wall buckled more »at 724 pounds load.« less
Title: Mound Isotope Power Systems; AMTEC Integral Cell Wall Compression Test
Publication Date: 1997-11-05
OSTI Identifier: 1021428
Other Number(s): TRN: US201117%%502
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Mound Plant (MOUND), Miamisburg, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE NE Office of Space and Defense Power Systems (NE-75)
Subject: 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION ; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE ; CELL WALL ; COMPRESSION ; HAYNES ALLOYS ; POWER SYSTEMS ; NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems ; direct energy conversion ; AMTEC ; radioisotope heat sources ; compression tests ; failure ; video
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:06:55
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27