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Arc-Jet Power Supply And Starting Circuit
Author and Affiliation:
Gruber, Robert P.(NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio.)
Abstract: Power efficiency high, current regulated, and starting automatic. New circuit for starting arc jets and controlling them in steady operation capable of high power efficiency and constructed in lightweight form. Feedback control system keeps arc-jet current nearly constant, once arc struck by starting pulse. Circuit made of commercially available components. Design capable of high power efficiency.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1988
Document ID:
19880000003
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 88B10003
Subject Category: ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND CIRCUITS
Report/Patent Number: LEW-14374
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 12; 1; P. 22; (SEE N86-25409/TB)
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Lewis Research Center; Cleveland, OH, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: ARC JET ENGINES; ELECTRIC PROPULSION; GAS HEATING
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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