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The 12 months 1973 marked the 1st time that Atlanta, one of many cultural facilities of the South, has hosted the Cryogenic Engineering convention considering the fact that its starting in 1954. The Cryogenic Engineering convention gratefully recognizes the health center­ ity of the Georgia Institute of expertise and the help of W. T. Ziegler and his employees in making the stopover at to Atlanta a delightful and noteworthy one. numerous major alterations have been initiated on the 1973 Cryogenic Engineering convention. those incorporated a convention subject almost about "Energy and the Environment," a brand new convention layout, and the start of a brand new convention frequency of biennial conferences. whereas keeping the normal issues of past conferences, the 1973 Cryogenic Engineering convention curious about the function of cryo­ genic engineering within the iteration, distribution, and conversion of strength, and the similar environmental results. In those components, a lot of the present curiosity stems from the environmental results of LNG and liquid hydrogen in comparison with different competing power kinds. those speedily increasing components could provide the impetus to cryogenic engineering within the 1970's that the gap application supplied within the 1960's. The convention layout used to be altered by means of a variety of invited papers highlighting the topic. those shows have been targeted in plenary periods starting up each one day's actions, and in seminars designed to summarize a few of the features of the theme.

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This relationship is portrayed more clearly in Fig. 5. Demonstration of the combined potential oflarge-scale, low-cost liquid hydrogen availability and reduced aircraft energy consumption (and other operational savings) could also provide substantial leverage in containing and controlling overdependence on imported fuels, with its implied and real threats to both the economy and security of the nation. IMPLEMENTATION The essential demonstration to prove the viability of application of liquid hydrogen fuel for air transportation is that the efficiency and operating improvements projected for its use are safely obtainable.

Market Table I shows the estimated steam turbine-generator additions in the United States broken down into estimates of the numbers of fossil and nuclear generators based on assumed average generator sizes for each time period. The assumptions used regarding the derivation of the estimates of the number of generators, as well as the anticipated maximum ratings, are shown in the table. 37 Supereooducting Electrical Generators for Central Power Statioo Use Table I. Steam Turbine-Generator Additions Based on Average of Low and High Projections· Nuclear Fossil Time periods 1986--1990 1991-1995 1996--2000 Number of l000-MW additions 55 64 80 Generator ratingt max/avg, MVA Number of generators Number of l000-MW additions Generator ratingt max/avg, MVA Number of generators 1680/950 1800/1050 1920/1125 69 73 85 219 275 363 2160/1530 2370/1710 2460/1825 172 193 239 * Assumptions: 1.

3 displacement. 9: 1, and sodium-filled exhaust valves were used to maximize heat transmission from the valve heads. 9 mm (the usual) were found to be satisfactory. One of the techniques employed to eliminate backfiring is that of reducing the overlap period during which both intake and exhaust valves are open simultaneously. This was accomplished by replacing the camshaft supplied with the engine by one of shorter duration (270° vs. 324°), less overlap (46° vs. 38 cm vs. 25 cm). The most novel modification-and there is reason to think it the most effectiveis that of recirculating a fraction ofthe exhaust gas (EGR).

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