Advanced beamed-energy and field propulsion concepts final report by Leik Myrabo

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Other titlesAdvanced beamed energy and field propulsion concepts.
StatementL.N. Myrabo.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-176108.
ContributionsJet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.), BDM Corporation.
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL15394457M

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This book contains the nearly complete collection of papers, presented at the Fifth International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion (ISBEP 5).5/5(1).

Beam-powered propulsion, also known as directed energy propulsion, is a class of aircraft or spacecraft propulsion that uses energy beamed to the spacecraft from a remote power plant to provide energy.

The beam is typically either a microwave or a laser beam and it is either pulsed or continuous. A continuous beam lends itself to thermal rockets, photonic thrusters and light sails, whereas a.

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Unsurprisingly the study was performed with support from DARPA under contract number DAAHC The point of the report is to figure out the Technology Readiness Level of using nuclear reactors in manned combat spacecraft armed to.

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Laser Ablation Propulsion is a broad field with a wide range of applications. An overview of the advanced concepts for space access is discussed. Beamed-energy propulsion can provide some Author: Koichi Mori. He's currently working on several advanced propulsion concepts, very large space telescopes, space-based beamed energy systems, and next generation space launch concepts.

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Computational fluid dynamics, turbomachinery, propulsion. Basic concepts of propulsion: energy transformations in propulsive flows, gas dynamics of combustion.

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I want to run through the particulars on the upcoming Advanced Space Propulsion Workshop at the University of Colorado in a moment, as the deadline for abstracts is still three weeks away for those who are thinking of submitting papers.

But looking through the presentations at conferences like this one — it’s sponsored by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the US Air Force. Benford, M5. Secondary Propulsion.

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A Review of Past Insights by Robert L. Forward, PhD: Emerging Technologies and Future Concepts Tony Robertson1 and Gerald D. Nordley2 1NASA/MSFC, Propulsion Research Center, Huntsville, AL 2Consultant, Prescott Avenue, Sunnyvale [email protected] Abstract.

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As shown in Figurefundamental engine performance parameters have been significantly r, there remains substantial potential for improvement beyond the current state of the art for fielded military engines, which must undergo. Beamed energy propulsion (BEP) transmits laser or microwave energy from a ground or Electric propulsion is a broad field, ripe with opportunity to engineer improvements in not only thrust, efficiency, duration, and sustainability, but other unique attributes such as multi-mode Advanced propulsion concepts like METs or EmDrive are part.

The reaction mass (m r) is times the vehicle mass (m v), while the antimatter fuel mass is gly enough, this constant mass ratio is independent of the efficiency (η e) with which the antimatter energy is converted into kinetic energy of the exhaust.(If the antimatter engine has low efficiency, we will need more antimatter to heat the reaction mass to the best exhaust velocity.

Chapter I treats several aspects of beamed energy propulsion, i.e., power sources and transmission, radiation absorption in flowing media, and thruster configurations.

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In Brazil, the two concepts are being currently investigated at the Prof Henry T Nagamatsu Laboratory of Aerothermodynamics and Hypersonics, of the Institute for Advanced Studies--IEAv, in collaboration with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute--RPI, Troy, NY, and the United.

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