Accession Number : ADA548120
Title : Scalable Power-Component Models for Concept Testing
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY TANK AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI
Personal Author(s) : Mazzola, Michael S ; Molen, G M ; Phillips, Stephen ; Young, Matthew ; Billberry, Charles ; Card, Angela ; Gafford, James ; Kramer, Denise ; Pozolo, Michael
Report Date : 17 Aug 2011
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : This paper describes next generation modeling tools to solve a basic problem of concept analysis, which is the lack of component models that realistically estimate the performance of technology that has yet to be fully reduced to specific products. Three important classes of electric power components essential to future Army vehicles are addressed: integrated electric machines, battery energy storage, and traction motor drives. Behavior models are delivered in a common software simulation wrapper with a limited number of user settings that allow the ratings of the component to be scaled to the performance required by the vehicle concept represented in a larger simulation. This approach captures expert knowledge about components so the systems engineer managing the concept analysis can create reliable simulations quickly.
Descriptors : *DRIVES , *ENERGY STORAGE , *MILITARY VEHICLES , *MOTORS , ARMY EQUIPMENT , COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION , ELECTRIC BATTERIES , ELECTRIC POWER , ENGINEERS , INTEGRATED SYSTEMS , MACHINES , MODELS , RELIABILITY , SIMULATION , SYMPOSIA , SYSTEMS ENGINEERING , TRACTION , VEHICLES
Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Surface Transportation and Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE