Design studies on superconducting magnets coupled with a full-scale (1000 MWth) closed-cycle disk MHD generator are described. Special attention is given to a new supporting structure that can sustain a large electromagnetic force induced between the windings in Helmholtz-type magnets; and the feasibility of this structure is examined. It is shown that the magnet is expected to become considerably compact.
Journal of Propulsion and Power
- Pub Date:
- December 1987
- Magnetohydrodynamic Generators;
- Superconducting Magnets;
- Field Strength;
- Electronics and Electrical Engineering