IJMTES – EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF MAGNETO MICROWAVE (MM) THRUSTER

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : Kalaiselvan P | Venkatesh B | Premkumar H | Madhan P | Dhamodaran K  unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 09 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 46-51

Abstract – A new concept of electric propulsion thruster (Magneto Microwave Thruster) is designed, manufactured and tested for thrust measurement. The interest here is to create a new thruster for high speed space travel with less power input in electric propulsion, which has the advantage of large thrust, simple structure and high reliability. Objective of this project is to direct the microwaves in to a tapered section with injecting fuel (Inert gas) to create plasma and to accelerate it using magnetic field. This will increase the thrust level (0.2N to 1N) and to get high velocity exhaust for the space travel of satellite and cargo spaceships. The use of applied magnetic field will increase the microwave frequency and plasma acceleration in a circular form and this in turn will stabilize the combustion temperature and increases the life of the components of the thruster. The experimental test is conducted for measuring the thrust generation of this thruster. 

Keywords— MM thruster Plasma, Antigravity, Magnetic Levitation, MPD thruster, , EMDrive

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