FUSION POWER AND THE JET PROJECT
In leading towards the mechanical engineering aspects of JET, this paper provides an introduction to fusion energy: the fusion principles, requirements to achieve fusion, magnetic confinement and tokamaks, followed by an introduction to JET: its objectives, the machine's component parts (vacuum vessel, toroidal field magnet, mechanical structure, poloidal field coils and transformer iron circuit. A third chapter gives a survey of the assembly and commissioning of JET, its first year of operation, and the future experimental programme. A last chapter provides some insight into mechanical problems in the JET machine, such as disruptions, positional instabilities, and vertical instabilities.
Bibliographic Reference: SEMINAR ON THE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ASPECTS OF JOINT EUROPEAN TORUS, HELD AT THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, LONDON (UK), NOV. 13, 1984 PP. 1-1 - 1-15 WRITE TO THE PUBLICATIONS OFFICER, JET JOINT UNDERTAKING, ABINGDON, OXON, OX14 3EA (UK) MENTI
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