Accession Number:

ADA416748

Title:

Direct Cooling of Propulsion Drives for High Power Density and Low Volume

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. no. 2, 1 Jul 2002-30 Jun 2003

Corporate Author:

ARKANSAS UNIV FAYETTEVILLE DEPT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Report Date:

2003-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This Second Annual Report summarizes the activities performed on this grant from July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003. The main technical activities during this time period were the following 1 Understanding of direct cooling methods for power semiconductors 2 Thermal simulation of spray-cooled power modules 3 Design of a spray-cool test bed for power modules 4 Design of experiments for thermal test die 5 Analysis of selected inverter topologies for high-power motor drives for ship propulsion and 6 In-depth analysis of a simple method for series connection of IGBTs.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
  • Electric and Ion Propulsion

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE