Manufacturing aspects of toroidal field magnets for tokamak power reactors

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The manufacturing aspects of two different toroidal field (TF) coils are discussed briefly. The first of these is the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) TF coil, which is presently in the design phase at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The second coil configuration reflects a reference design for a large experimental power reactor (EPR) which originated at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This configuration was used by the Grumman Aerospace Corporation of Bethpage, N.Y. as the basis for an investigation of the manufacturing aspects of a large superconducting TF coil, the results of which are summarized. For each of these ... continued below

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Smith, G.E. January 1, 1977.

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The manufacturing aspects of two different toroidal field (TF) coils are discussed briefly. The first of these is the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) TF coil, which is presently in the design phase at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The second coil configuration reflects a reference design for a large experimental power reactor (EPR) which originated at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This configuration was used by the Grumman Aerospace Corporation of Bethpage, N.Y. as the basis for an investigation of the manufacturing aspects of a large superconducting TF coil, the results of which are summarized. For each of these coils, the major characteristics of the design are first briefly described and the significant manufacturing aspects are then summarized.

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Dep. NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • 6. international conference on magnet technology, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 29 Aug 1977

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  • Report No.: CONF-770842-16
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-02-3073
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5223459
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1071203

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Smith, G.E. Manufacturing aspects of toroidal field magnets for tokamak power reactors, article, January 1, 1977; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1071203/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.