Low Temperatures and Electric Power - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080163703, 9781483153049

Low Temperatures and Electric Power

1st Edition

Transmission Motors, Transformers and Other Equipment Cryogenics and Properties of Materials

Authors: Unknown Author
eBook ISBN: 9781483153049
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1970
Page Count: 456
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Low Temperatures and Electric Power covers the proceeding of the symposium entitled ""Cryogenics in Fuel and Power Technology"" which was held in March 24-28, 1969 in London, United Kingdom. Said symposium deals with the improvement of systems for electric power and liquid natural gas delivery.
The book takes on the problems of the electric power industry, large-scale refrigeration, and cryogenics, and gives different proposals for superconduction, cooling of systems, transfer of liquid natural gas, heat exchange, and energy storage.
The text is recommended for electrical engineers and scientists, especially those who work for the government and aim to improve national power systems and delivery of liquid natural gas.

Table of Contents

Foreword List of participants Communications Section 1 Preliminary Problems of the Electrical Power Industry Problems of Large-Scale Refrigeration Cryogenic Power Transmission Section 2 Electric Power and Liquefied Natural Gas A Total Energy Transfer System for LNG and Electric Power Section 3 D.C. Transmission Basic Problems of d.c. Power Transmission by Cryogenic Cables Electrical Energy Transmission via a Direct Current Superconductor Cable A Model for a Direct Current Hyper Conducting Cryo-Cable A.C. Losses in Superconductors Section 4 A.C. Transmission Composite Conductors for a Superconducting A.C. Power Transmission Cable A "Superconducting Link" for Laboratory Tests on Conductors for Superconducting Cables A Comparison of Superconducting and Cryo-Resistive Power Cables Electrical Considerations for an A.C. Superconducting Cable Section 5 Cooling of Transmission Lines Refrigeration and Circulation of Helium in Superconducting Power Cables A General Study of Problems Associated with the Cooling of a Direct Current Superconducting Cable Cooling of Superconducting Cables Special Cryogenic Problems on the Performance of Superconducting Cables Section 6 Miscellaneous Topics Relating to Transmission Protection of Superconducting Devices against Overload. Dimensional Characteristics The Cool-Down of Long Ducts Refrigeration of Cryoelectrotechnical Apparatus. Problem of Electrical Connections Motors, Generators and Flux Pumps Section 7 Superconducting Materials Elaboration and Application of NbTi and Nb3Sn Superconductors Stable Superconductors and Their Uses Effect of Temperature on the Critical Current Density of Nb-44 wt% Ti Alloy Section 8 Motors, Generators, Transformers A Model Superconducting Motor Aspects of a Superconducting Winding for a 3250 hp Motor The Cryostat and Refrigerator for a 32


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