Accession Number:

ADA255058

Title:

Electric Drive Study. Volume 1

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan 1984-Dec 1986

Corporate Author:

FMC CORP SAN JOSE CA GROUND SYSTEMS DIV

Report Date:

1987-12-21

Pagination or Media Count:

185.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes findings of an electric drive study contract conducted over a 2 year period. The study objective was to obtain and generate data required for evaluating electric drive components and systems in application to military combat vehicle propulsion systems. Major results were the development of three concepts using AC and DC motor systems. The primary conclusion of the study was that electric drives can provide improved vehicle performance with respect to conventional mechanical systems. Electric Drives, Motors, Homopolar Motors, Induction motors, Propulsion Systems, Combat Vehicles, Tracked Vehicles.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE