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  1. 1. A study of SPEs ​and the consequences of radiation exposure

    University essay from KTH/Farkost och flyg

    Author : Signe Björnholdt Böll; [2017]
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    Abstract : With thorough literature studies as well as simulations, a way to minimize the exposure to radiationthat astronauts are at risk of encountering during a solar proton event is sought. The understanding ofwhere these particles come from, as well as the random nature of solar particle events is of importancein order to predict their occurrence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of transformer core size on the reactive power requirement of power transformers due to GIC

    University essay from KTH/Elektroteknisk teori och konstruktion

    Author : Claudia Bergsåker; [2014]
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    Abstract : Geomagnetically induced currents (GIC) are a natural phenomenon which arises due to solar storms. During a solar storm, large amounts of magnetized plasma are ejected from the surface of the sun. When this plasma reaches earth, it causes fluctuations in the geomagnetic field. READ MORE