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Electric generators: technology status

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1 Author(s)
Jokl, A.L. ; Catholic Univ. of America, Washington, DC, USA

The use of generators by the military is examined. The factors determining generator size and weight for a given power rating and the generator scaling laws are discussed. Size and weight reduction is shown to be primarily a function of improvements in material properties and cooling techniques.<>

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Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 12 )