Course title
7M1800001
Advances in Superconducting Cable Technology and its Applications

miryala muralidhar
Course content
The course is designed to provide a general overview of processing and production of superconducting tapes and wires (variety of techniques), their characterization and application in the field of power industry. The students will learn how the wires are composed into the cables and how the cables work, cryogenic requirements for their work, problems, and the recent development worldwide. The applications include health, space, power industry, transportation, and some scientific applications.
Purpose of class
The purpose of the course is understanding the scientific principles of production of superconducting tapes for development of cables for industrial applications. Students will be motived to develop a commitment to produce the technology for the public interest.
Goals and objectives
  1. Knowledge and understanding of variety of superconducting tapes/wires production techniques.
  2. Design and development of prototype superconducting cables (Bi-2223 and Y-123).
  3. Students will be motivated to demonstrate both knowledge and skills needed for use of HTSC cables in real life applications.
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Introduction of superconducting wires and basic production techniques Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
2. Production techniques of high-Tc superconducting tapes: Silver sheath technology for production of HTSC tapes (Bi-2212, Bi-2223). Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
3. Production techniques of high-Tc superconducting wires: The HTSC wires prepared by PLD, CVD techniques (Y-123, Gd-123). Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
4. DC and AC cables and their basic properties. Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
5. Prototype high-Tc superconducting power DC cables and their design: 2 meters to 5 meters Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
6. Construction of DC cables 30 to 300 meters Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
7. Design of a low temperature cryostat for characterization of power cables at 77 K and lower temperatures: Learning how to construct the low temperature cryostat and its utilization. Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
8. Transmission and distribution of electric power by HTSC cables and recent projects in Japan/World (field trips) Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
9. The world-wide HTSC power cable projects and up-to-date information and students’ presentations Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
10. Technical impact of high-Tc superconducting cables: Railway system applications, power transmission. Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
11. Test results, challenges, cryogenic issues, and students’ participation in a round table discussion. Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
12. Recent developments in MgB2 wires and their applications: Learning what is the MgB2 material and how it can be used for industrial applications and students’ presentations Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
13. Current and future energy requirements and importance of the high-Tc superconducting materials in comparison to coal, gas, and oil reserves. Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
14. The current state and future energy requirements and importance of new technologies. Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
15. Final student presentations, especially their understanding of superconducting cables with respect of the ability to solve future world problems. Revising and comprehending class material 90minutes
Total. - - 1350minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Power Point presentation on wire development techniques Class participation and quizzes Final Exam Survey report on recent cable projects and analyses Total.
1. 30% 20% 30% 20% 100%
2. 0%
3. 0%
4. 0%
Total. 30% 20% 30% 20% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Power Point presentation on wire development techniques 30%; Class participation and quizzes 20%; Final Exam 30%; Survey report on recent cable projects and analyses 20%
Textbooks and reference materials
1. Superconductivity: Today and Tomorrows Applications
ed. Miryala Muralidhar (Nova Science Publishers, 2015)
2. Superconductivity: Recent Developments and New Production Technologies
ed. Miryala Muralidhar (Nova Science Publishers, 2012)
3. Studies of High Temperature Superconductors
ed. A.V. Narlikar (Nova Science Publishers, 2006)
Prerequisites
Students need material science, or engineering background
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Reserving the time by e-mail : miryala1@shibaura-it.ac.jp
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic self-management skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic interpersonal skills
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
N/A N/A
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
  • 2.ZERO HUNGER
  • 4.QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 7.AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
  • 8.DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • 9.INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 13.CLIMATE ACTION
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