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Stan Meyer Argon
« on: June 17, 2012, 20:19:49 pm »
A4 sandia24  The viscosity of argon is among the lowest of the noble gases. This may be reflected in Stan Meyer's comments regarding the excellent
lubricating qualities of argon. See attachment 1. this may be why Meyer specifically mentions argon because of the unigue low viscosity compared to other options in the noble gas series.

Pressure is not a much a factor in gas viscosity as  is temperature. The higher average diameter of the FeAr complex may be floating in a sea of argon ,so i think we're back to the quicksand model.

Q4 sandia24 so for the FeAr/Argon slurry wouldn't the external containment and drive coils lead to a lower apparent viscosity reading as the FeAr is accelerated?

see non classified vid for containment coil and acceleration concept Helmholtz torus
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A4 sandia 24 : yes i see that, but you are basically talking about a mixture of two gases that are being driven in several different ways. the argon injectors are providing the sleeve around essentially a gas slurry.
The argon would give some momentum iniitially but once the MHD kicks in the gas rope is essentially dragging the argon lubricating sheath along. In the six strand six twist device, there wouldl be some turbuelnce occuring between the argon lubicating sheaths and the mag gas strands because even though the gas strands are all twisting the same way, the lubrication argon sheaths are flowing in opposite directions at a boundary layer that is  halfway between the axial radii of the mag ropes. If the viscosity of the mag gas is sufficiently different, say by an order of 10 or 20 , by bumping containment and drive coil magnetic field strength and pulsing at a higher drive speed, you may be ok because the mag gas ropes are flowing in a less dense medium-essentially a quick sand rope being sucked( or pushed) through a water maelstrom.


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table Kestin et al

NASA viscosity work
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