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Applied Superconductivity - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511915, 9780815516200

Applied Superconductivity

1st Edition

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Author: A.M. Wolsky
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511915
eBook ISBN: 9780815516200
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1989
Page Count: 381
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This book discusses the impact of recent superconducting materials research, indicating research goals which appear realistic and, if reached, would enable diverse commercial applications of the new materials.


Materials engineers in the field of superconductors.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction Purpose and Scope Organization of This Report
  2. Overview
  3. Renewable Sources for Electricity Generation Summary Potential Impacts of HTSCs on Renewable Energy Technologies
  4. Generators Summary Impact of HTSCs on Generators
  5. Transformers Summary Potential Application of HTSCs to Power Transformers
  6. AC Transmission Summary Preliminary Economic Analysis Supplement: Levelized Annual Cost Method
  7. Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Summary HTSCs in Diurnal Load-Leveling Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage
  8. Motors Summary Potential Application of HTSCs to Motors Supplement: The Potential for High-Temperature Superconducting AC and DC Motors
  9. Industrial Separations and Material Handling Summary Industrial Applications for HTSCs Potential Application of HTSCs to Magnetic Separations Potential for Magnetic Separation of Gases from Gases Supplement: Estimates for High-Gradient Magnetic Separation of Oxygen from Air
  10. Magnetic Levitation for Transportation Summary Application of HTSCs to Magnetically Levitated Trains Appendices Appendix A: Economic Assumptions Summary Baseline Assumptions for Preliminary Economic Evaluation of Applications for Superconductivity Appendix B: Superconductor Performance Summary Charge to Authors: Benchmark Performance Parameters for Higher-Temperature Superconductors Addendum 1: Military Research and Development Introduction DoD Superconductivity Accomplishments and Experience DoD Ceramic Processing Accomplishments and Experience Rationale for Program Scope of DSRD DSRD Program Work Statements DSRD Budget Recommendations Addendum 2: Military System Applications Executive Summary Introduction Findings Conclusions Recommendations Appendix


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31st December 1989
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About the Author

A.M. Wolsky

Affiliations and Expertise

Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA

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