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Chemical Science Fire requires three things to start. The first is heat, the second is fuel, and the third is oxygen. Additionally, there's a fourth component which keeps the fire going, this is the chain reaction of the existing fire to new source materials for the first three. FMAB, also known as Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood, has a charcter (Lt. Col....


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Have you considered a decentralized array of Radioisotope thermoelectric generators? However, to move giant mechas you would also need really big and efficient batteries to bypass the usage spikes. Fusion or fission IS possible, but cooling the thing down is an engineering nightmare. If done by gas, it would not be for impulse, since less gas = less cooling....


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So, crawling through that wall-o-text, you seem to be proposing a closed-cycle gas core nuclear reactor with PIDEC to provide power for a mecha, right? Lets ignore the weirdness about "transferring thermal energy", it isn't a totally daft idea on the face of things, but: Nuclear fission reactors have a minimal size. The "nuclear lightbulb" rocket designs ...


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