Dynamic Time and Frequency Domain Modeling of Aircraft Power System with Electrical Accumulator Units (EAU)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Contract: FA8650-14-C-2450
Agency Tracking Number: O2-1447
Amount: $1,499,858.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD12-EP5
Solicitation Number: 2012.3
Solicitation Year: 2012
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2014-05-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2016-08-19
Small Business Information
3000 Kent Avenue, Suite C1-100, West Lafayette, IN, 47906-1075
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HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jason Wells
 (765) 464-8997
Business Contact
 Eric Walters
Phone: (765) 464-8997
Email: walters@pcka.com
Research Institution
The movement to more-electric architectures in airborne systems has drastically altered the dynamics of power flow in the EPS with the addition of numerous high-power electric loads and has increased the complexity of designing the electrical power system (EPS). Such high-power dynamic loads may cause undesirable system performance from both a dynamic-transient and a spectral-content (frequency-domain) perspective. In order to mitigate such undesirable performance, modern EPS designers must develop and apply suitable mitigation strategies, which typically involve energy storage, filtration, and/or advanced control. However, limited tools exist for the quantification of a proposed solutions impact on power quality at the integrated-system level from the dynamic-transient and frequency-domain perspective.

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