Table 1:
Parameters of the two tether designs in Figure
10
.
Parameter
Value
= 24
Value for
Relative difference
Rated power
5 MW
5 MW
±0%
Rated transmission voltage
8 kV
8 kV
±0%
Tether efficiency
98%
98%
±0%
Tether mass
1.503 kg
1.399 kg
−6.9%
Tether diameter
54.7 mm
56.1 mm
+2.6%
is the number which minimizes the tether diameter
,
found by the optimization described in Appendix
A.10
.