propulsion system

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Noun1.propulsion system - a system that provides a propelling or driving force
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Summary: New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): An Indian start-up foraying into space technology is coming up with a propulsion system for satellites known as Microwave Thruster, designed to run on water as fuel medium.
This record-setting propulsion system successfully completed its first public flight recently at Schwarze Heide Airport near Dinslaken, Germany, where it - almost silently - powered an Extra 330LE aerobatic airplane.
Covering automotive propulsion system design, modeling, and control, the textbook focuses on the relationship between propulsion system design and its dynamics and electronic control.
Australia-based technology developer Orbital Corp Ltd (Orbital) said it has delivered the first purpose-built ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle propulsion system to The Boeing Co's (NYSE: BA) Insitu Inc subsidiary for in-house testing and development.
The link between propulsion system and environment may be direct or indirect.
Improvements have also been reportedly made to conventional propulsion systems, such as the Integrated Power System, which produces electrical power for both the propulsion system and ship's support systems.
According to the company, the series hybrid configuration consists of a UQM generator driven by an internal combustion engine to provide on-board electric power, and a UQM propulsion system that provides primary propulsion, and serves as a regenerative braking system.
It covers work on the F135 propulsion system for the Lockheed Martin Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
The Integral team has been working for two years to support Glenn's Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS), an effort that has received NASA's prestigious "Turning Goals Into Reality" (TGIR) award last April.
In their investigations, the review boards focused on the propulsion system for Landsat 6, which used a fuel called hydrazine.