Designing a wick for sodium recirculation of AMTEC cells

Kotaro Tanaka, Roger M. Williams, Mark L. Underwood, Margaret A. Ryan

研究成果: Conference contribution

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A wick return alkali metal thermal to electric converter (AMTEC) which uses wick capillary force for sodium recirculation is discussed in this paper. The selection of suitable wick pore size, expected capability force and flow resistance have been examined. A thermal analysis program has been developed to determine the impact on various designing parameters. Heat transfer process and conversion efficiency on wick return-vapor fed cells have been calculated and heat loss reduction methods have been discussed.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference
出版場所Warrendale, PA, United States
出版者Publ by SAE
ページ823-828
ページ数6
1
ISBN(印刷物)0780313887
出版物ステータスPublished - 1993
外部発表Yes
イベントProceedings of the 28th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference - Atlanta, GA, USA
継続期間: 1993 8 81993 8 13

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OtherProceedings of the 28th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference
Atlanta, GA, USA
期間93/8/893/8/13

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Electric converters
Alkali metals
Heat losses
Thermoanalysis
Conversion efficiency
Pore size
Vapors
Sodium
Heat transfer
Hot Temperature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Fuel Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Tanaka, K., Williams, R. M., Underwood, M. L., & Ryan, M. A. (1993). Designing a wick for sodium recirculation of AMTEC cells. : Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (巻 1, pp. 823-828). Warrendale, PA, United States: Publ by SAE.

Designing a wick for sodium recirculation of AMTEC cells. / Tanaka, Kotaro; Williams, Roger M.; Underwood, Mark L.; Ryan, Margaret A.

Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference. 巻 1 Warrendale, PA, United States : Publ by SAE, 1993. p. 823-828.

研究成果: Conference contribution

Tanaka, K, Williams, RM, Underwood, ML & Ryan, MA 1993, Designing a wick for sodium recirculation of AMTEC cells. : Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference. 巻. 1, Publ by SAE, Warrendale, PA, United States, pp. 823-828, Proceedings of the 28th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, 93/8/8.
Tanaka K, Williams RM, Underwood ML, Ryan MA. Designing a wick for sodium recirculation of AMTEC cells. : Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference. 巻 1. Warrendale, PA, United States: Publ by SAE. 1993. p. 823-828
Tanaka, Kotaro ; Williams, Roger M. ; Underwood, Mark L. ; Ryan, Margaret A. / Designing a wick for sodium recirculation of AMTEC cells. Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference. 巻 1 Warrendale, PA, United States : Publ by SAE, 1993. pp. 823-828
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