THE SNAP-II POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM. DYNAMIC ANALYSIS. TOPICAL REPORT NO. 3

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SNAP II is the designation for a nuclear auxiliary power unit, designed primarily for utilization in the WS117L satellite vehicle. The SNAP II system consists of a reactor heat source, a mercury Rankin engin, and an alternator. Dynamic analysis of the power conversion system was conducted utilizing a comprehensive analog computer simulation. Feasibility of a parasitic load control for numerous system disturbances was demonstrated. (auth)

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Deibel, D.L.; Mrava, G.L. & Seldner, K. January 15, 1960.

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SNAP II is the designation for a nuclear auxiliary power unit, designed primarily for utilization in the WS117L satellite vehicle. The SNAP II system consists of a reactor heat source, a mercury Rankin engin, and an alternator. Dynamic analysis of the power conversion system was conducted utilizing a comprehensive analog computer simulation. Feasibility of a parasitic load control for numerous system disturbances was demonstrated. (auth)

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  • Other Information: Project No. 562-007252-88. Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60

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  • Report No.: AECU-4685
  • Report No.: ER-3911
  • Grant Number: AT-11-1-GEN-8
  • DOI: 10.2172/4166808 | External Link
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Deibel, D.L.; Mrava, G.L. & Seldner, K. THE SNAP-II POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM. DYNAMIC ANALYSIS. TOPICAL REPORT NO. 3, report, January 15, 1960; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc868309/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.