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High Density, High Efficiency Electrical Power Generation System for UAS…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / STTR
Agency Tracking Number:
N11A-009-0441
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
N11A-T009
Solicitation Number:
2011.A
Small Business Information
Innovative Power Solutions, LLC
373 South Street Eatontown, NJ -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: High Density, High Efficiency Electrical Power Generation System for UAS Applications
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N68335-11-C-0433
Award Amount: $149,308.00
 

Abstract:

UAVs are carrying out missions which were once reserved to manned aircraft only. These missions require that the UAV carries more and more sophisticated equipment which consumes large amount of electric power. The power requirement vary, and sometime consist of both AC power with a fixed frequency, and high voltage DC power. As power requirement grow the need for an electrical power system which is efficient, light weight, with high power density becomes critical. In response to this STTR topic, IPS is proposing an electric power generation system which consists of the following equipment: 160 kVA, 6 Phase, Permanent Magnet Generator (PMG) 160kVA Converter with 270 VDC output 30 kVA, 6 Phase, 115 VAC, Variable Frequency Generator 30 kVA Variable Speed Constant Frequency The proposed PMG based system will be significantly lighter and more efficient due to the elimination of all electrical rotor losses. IPS is proposing to partner with the Electrical engineering Department of the University of Virginia. Professor Zongli Lin and his staff, have extensive experience in designing, simulating and analyzing electromagnetic designs, using both wound and PM rotor technologies, through their involvement with UVA"s ROMAC (Rotating Machines) lab, developing magnetic bearings.

Principal Investigator:

Vince Caroppo
EM Principle Engineer
(732) 544-1075
vcaroppo@ips-llc.com

Business Contact:

Eli Liebermann
President
(732) 544-1075
eliebermann@ips-llc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Innovative Power Solutions, LLC
373 South Street Eatontown, NJ -

EIN/Tax ID: 223642857
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Research Institution Information:
University of Virginia
School of Engineering and Appl
Thorton Hall
Charlottesville, VA 22903-1414
Contact: Zongli Lin
Contact Phone: (434) 924-6209