electric propulsion


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electric propulsion

[i¦lek·trik prə′pəl·shən]
(aerospace engineering)
A general term encompassing all the various types of propulsion in which the propellant consists of electrically charged particles which are accelerated by electric or magnetic fields, or both.
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The idea for direct drive of Electric Propulsion systems has been around since at least 1970.
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Main characteristics for electric propulsion boat build-up type : CATAMARAN; design category: D; propulsion type: electric propulsion system; build-up materials : epoxy with fiber glass; maximum charge: 4 persons with light luggage (350kg); maximum power of propulsion : 2KW; length : 6 m; width : 2.

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