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Author Kessel, C.E. ♦ Jardin, S.C.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1991
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Position control ♦ Plasma stability ♦ Plasma simulation ♦ Coils ♦ Current distribution ♦ Control systems ♦ Solid modeling ♦ Physics ♦ Laboratories ♦ Feedback control
Abstract Several issues not addressed in previous work on plasma vertical position control are examined, as a radial position control for the Burning Plasma Experiment (BPX). The growth times for vertical motion are found to vary significantly for different current distributions. Preferred locations of flux-loops for use in feedback control are determined using asymmetric flux contours. In addition to the standard step response for vertical position control, ramp and random perturbation responses are examined to represent more typical control requirements. The radial position response is examined for a minor disruption and for outboard plasma boundary control for the ICH antenna coupling. Inner control coils are used for fast time scale control and the outer poloidal field coils are used for the slower time scale control.<<ETX>>
Description Author affiliation: Princeton Plasma Phys. Lab., NJ, USA (Kessel, C.E.; Jardin, S.C.)
ISBN 0780301323
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1991-09-30
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 279.19 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1027
Ending Page 1030


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library