High Power Density TAG Motors for Hybrid Electric Air Platforms

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-09-C-0134
Agency Tracking Number: 08SB2-0282
Amount: $99,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: SB082-011
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
4 Armstrong Road, Shelton, CT, 06484
DUNS: 804906469
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 S. Dev
 President
 (203) 925-7630
 SPaulDev@gmail.com
Business Contact
 S. Dev
Title: President
Phone: (203) 925-7630
Email: SPaulDev@DStarEngineering.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The project aims to develop a strategy for a dramatically lighter and more efficient electric motor, with initial emphasis on a 7 hp class, 12” diameter fan for VTOL UAVs. For this, D-STAR is proposing a new motor architecture that combines and enhances the best features of contemporary motor architectures. For the Phase 1, the project tasks include : preliminary design and layout of the TAG Motor, electro-magnetic design and optimization of the copper armatures, electronic design of the motor drive circuits, design iteration and optimization, and reporting & planning.

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