Article - 21 Sep 2005
Oxidation behavior of MgO-based composites with 5 vol% Ni particles was investigated at high temperatures in air. The oxidized zone consisted of (Mg,Ni)O solid solution. Growth of the oxidized region...
Article - 30 Nov 2001
High temperature superconducting (HTS) generators can provide fast reactive power support and maintain constant power flow across a power grid. The potential savings associated with using HTS...
Article - 8 Apr 2009
McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies is a leading manufacturer of high quality advanced ceramics. Over half of our business is dedicated to engineering components specific to customers needs. This...
Article - 23 May 2006
New high-temperature materials are required to increase energy conversion efficiency of thermal cycles such as gas turbine engines. To use Functionally graded materials (FGMs) at high temperatures,...
Article - 4 May 2006
This paper discusses the various fuel analysis techniques available to the gas turbine user. It will review each technique’s ability to meet the need for fast and precise on-site analytical data.
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Precipitation hardening stainless steels can be supplied in a readily machineable condition. After fabrication, a single, low temperature heat treatment can dramatically increase the strength of the...
Article - 15 Feb 2002
Cobalt-chromium-tungsten alloys often referred to as stellite, are a group of wear-resistant alloys with applications where a tough wear-resistant material is necessary.
Article - 23 Jan 2002
Tantalum is a rare metal with a grey-blue appearance. It is found in about 15% of the world’s pegmatites. Tantalum has several properties that currently make it a valuable commodity.
Article - 4 Dec 2001
HTS wires can potentially increase power density, quality and reliability in electrical power systems. The benefits to society are enormous. Benefits, future demands and HTS applications in power...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Cobalt is a brittle, hard metal white in appearance resembling nickel but with a bluish tinge instead of the yellow of nickel. It imparts hardness to steels and alloys. Radioactive cobalt 60 has many...