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LOSS OF LINEAR MOMENTUM IN AN ELECTRODYNAMICS SYSTEM: FROM AN ANALYTICAL APPROACH TO SIMULATIONS

By D. S. H. Charrier

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Abstract:
The classical electrodynamics allows the use of retarded electromagnetic fields. The purpose of this investigation is to predict the useful force in a coil-ring system by electromagnetomechanical conversion. Analytical equations in retarded regime are given and are used to simulate a realistic thruster based on the coil-ring system. It is shown that a net force in the inertial coil-ring system is created. By means of high frequency electronics, analytical and practical tools toward new experiments for electromagnetic thrusters are given.

Citation:
D. S. H. Charrier, "Loss of Linear Momentum in an Electrodynamics System: from an Analytical Approach to Simulations," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 13, 69-82, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERM10041307

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