SUPERCONDUCTIVE ELECTRIC DRIVES FOR SHIPS

A superconductive ship propulsion system being designed for U.S. Navy applications is described. Results of design feasibility studies which were performed are given, with a description of the plant testbed. Specifications for the design study are also included. How the superconductive propulsion system is expecially suited for the Navy's applications is also discussed, as is the inherent advantages of this type of propulsion system. System elements are described and explained, as are the generator and motor designs. Possible fuel savings which may be realized are also discussed.

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    Pequot Publishing, Incorporated

    645 Hillside Road
    Fairfield, CT  United States  06430
  • Publication Date: 1975-3

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  • Pagination: p. 12-15
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125970
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM