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Author Stuhlinger, Ernst
Title Electric Propulsion Development
Imprint Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1963
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Series Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics
Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Electric Propulsion Committee -- Editorial Committee -- Preface -- Contents -- A. Electrothermal Propulsion -- Objectives and Design of a 1-kw Arc-Jet Engine for Space Flight Testing -- Development Work on Plasma Arc Jet Engines -- Arc Jet Engine Performance - Experiment and Theory IV -- Arc Jet Design -- Materials Problems Related to the Electric Arc Jets -- A Chemical Arc-Jet Rocket Feasibility Study -- Chemical Nonequilibrium Effects in Thermal Arc Jet Propulsion -- Magnetically Diffused Radial Electric-Arc Air Heater Employing Water-Cooled Copper Electrodes -- B. Electrostatic Propulsion -- Field Emission Microscope Study of the Kinetics of Cesium Layers on a Tungsten Surface -- Experimental Evaluation of Porous Materials for Surface lonization of Cesium and Potassium -- Experiments on Atom and Ion Emission From Porous Tungsten -- lonization, Emission, and Collision Processes in the Cesium Ion Engine -- Negative Iodine Formation on Metal Hexaboride Surfaces -- Electron Bombardment Ion Source -- Electron Transfer Discharge Ion Source -- In-Flight Generation of Fuel for Cesium Ion Engines: The Cesium Hydride System -- Corrosivity and Contamination of Cesium in Ion Propulsion -- Analysis of Neutralization Problems Using the Ion Accelerator Computer Program -- Neutralization of Ion Beams -- Onboard Colloidal Particle Generator for Electrostatic Engines -- Glycerol Droplets for Electrostatic Propulsion -- C. Electromagnetic Propulsion -- Plasma Thermodynamics II, Complex Equilibria in Nonideal Systems -- Three-Fluid Nonequilibrium Plasma Accelerators (Part 1) -- Characteristics of the Pinch Discharge in a Pulsed Plasma Accelerator -- Experimental Studies of a Repetitively Fired Two-Stage Coaxial Plasma Engine -- Plasma Propulsion by Means of a Helical Transmission Line -- Inductive High-Field Plasma Accelerators
Measurements of Impulse of a Pulsed Plasma Accelerator -- D. Space Testing and Space Missions -- Limitations on the Space Test of a Cesium Ion Engine at Altitudes Below 1500km -- Flight Test Concept for a Pulsed Plasma Pinch Engine -- Payload Optimization for Power-Limited Vehicles -- Concept for a Manned Mars Expedition With Electrically Propelled Vehicles -- Nuclear Electric Spacecraft for Unmanned Planetary and Interplanetary Missions -- A Nuclear-Electric Spacebus for Planetary Landing Missions -- Potentialities of Air-Scooping Electrical Space Propulsion Systems -- Contributors to Volume 9
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Link Print version: Stuhlinger, Ernst Electric Propulsion Development Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,c1963 9781563478581
Subject Electric rocket engines -- Congresses.;Space vehicles -- Electric propulsion systems -- Congresses
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