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New Location

Electrodynamics Associates, Inc. main office has moved locations to:

Electrodynamics Associates, Inc.
1616 Smithfield Way. Suite 1042
Oviedo, FL 32765

The new location provides increased laboratory and office space to support continued growth.  

February 3rd, 2017|News|

Step Up the Power with Innovative Dual Starter/Generator for F-35

Jay Vaidya, president of Electrodynamics Associates, gave a presentation at the  2016 DON Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition on the dual starter/generator being developed for NAVAIR. EAI’s dual starter/generator provides 25% more power to the aircraft and a 20 lb weight reduction. A copy of the presentation is available for download here.

 

May 25th, 2016|News|

2016 DoN Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition

Electrodynamics Associates will be at the 2016 DoN Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition. The forum is being held from May 15 through the 18th at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. EAI will be located at booth 60 and will have mockups of the Dual Starter Generator and the 2.5 MW Generator on hand for display.  […]

April 27th, 2016|News|

AC/DC Generator Program Update

EAI was recently awarded a Phase II.5 and Phase III contract by the U.S. NAVY to complete the development of the AC/DC generator. A quad chart for the AC/DC generator detailing the requirements, sponsorship, milestones, and transition opportunities is available for download here. 

November 16th, 2015|News|

Electric Generators for Direct Coupled High Speed Turbo Generators in Distributed Power Systems

Abstract

This paper addresses various technical challenges in developing high speed, lightweight electric generators for applications in direct coupled high speed generators for distributed power systems. These challenges involve the technologies of electromagnetics, thermodynamics, rotor dynamics, and engineering assembly practices. How those challenges are being addressed and the results to date of the activities relating to […]

November 15th, 2015|News|

Nonlinear Electrical FEA Simulation of 1MW High Power Synchronous Generator System

Abstract

An innovative nonlinear simulation approach for 1MW high power density synchronous generator system is developed and implemented. Due to high power density, the generator operates in nonlinear region of the magnetic circuit. Magnetic Finite Element Analysis (FEA) makes nonlinear simulation possible. Neural network technique provides nonlinear functions for system level simulation. Dynamic voltage equation provides […]

November 15th, 2015|News|

Nonlinear Electrical Simulation of High Power Synchronous Generator System

Abstract

An innovative nonlinear simulation approach for high power density synchronous generator systems is developed and implemented. Due to high power density, the generator operates in nonlinear region of the magnetic circuit. Magnetic Finite Element Analysis (FEA) makes nonlinear simulation possible. Neural network technique provides nonlinear functions for system level simulation. Dynamic voltage equation provides excellent […]

November 15th, 2015|News|

Closed Loop Controlled High Speed Induction Generators Using Adaptive Control Techniques

Abstract

High speed generators offer very high power density solution for electric power requirements in airborne applications. Induction generators are suitable for the high speed environment because of the ability to provide controlled voltage and power output with a reliable rotor construction. An important issue of power control for the high speed induction generator is maintenance […]

November 15th, 2015|News|

High Speed Induction Generator for Applications in Aircraft Power Systems

Abstract

Electric generators have higher power density when the operating speed is increased. High speed electric generators direct coupled to gas turbines provide an ideal source of electric power for airborne applications because of reliable operation and high power density. To function reliably in the speed range of 60000 RPM to 120000 RPM, the rotor of […]

November 15th, 2015|News|