Variable Speed Cooling Fan Drive

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-12-C-0642
Agency Tracking Number: N112-165-0064
Amount: $499,460.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N112-165
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
11777 S Sam Houston Pkwy W, Suite A, Houston, TX, -
DUNS: 026865157
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mark Koeroghlian
 Engineering Program Manag
 (713) 400-7265
Business Contact
 Chris Hysinger
Title: VP Business Development
Phone: (713) 400-7260
Research Institution
In this proposed Phase II SBIR project for the Office of Naval Research, Orbital Traction, of Houston, Texas, will develop, fabricate, test, and demonstrate a prototype of a novel variable speed cooling fan for use on military ground vehicles. This innovative device will improve fuel efficiency by 1 to 6%, depending upon the particular vehicle and duty cycle, through optimization of vehicle cooling fan speed. This variable speed cooling fan drive, also referred to as a Controlled Velocity Accessory Drive or CVAD, will be extremely compact, highly efficient, and readily adaptable for other military and commercial vehicle applications.

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