Development of aircraft electric starter-generator system based-on active rectification technology

Bozhko, Serhiy and Yang, Tao and Le Peuvedic, Jean-Marc and Arumugam, Puvaneswaran and Degano, Marco and La Rocca, Antonino and Xu, Zeyuan and Rashed, Mohamed and Fernando, Weerahannadige and Hill, Christopher Ian and Eastwick, Carol and Pickering, Stephen J. and Gerada, C. and Wheeler, Patrick (2018) Development of aircraft electric starter-generator system based-on active rectification technology. IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification . ISSN 2372-2088

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Abstract

More-electric aircraft (MEA) has become a dominant trend for modern aircraft. On-board MEA, many functions, which are conventionally driven by pneumatic and hydraulic power, are replaced with electrical subsystems. Starting aircraft engines with an electrical motor instead of using pneumatic power from the auxiliary power unit (APU) is one of the major characteristics of future aircraft. This paper presents the development of a novel electric starter-generator system for aircraft applications. The paper describes the main achievements of the project within the key areas including electric machines, power electronic converters, thermal management and overall system control design. The developed prototype has been tested successfully and the test results are presented in this paper.

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Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/TTE.2018.2863031
Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2018 08:08
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2018 13:35
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/53652

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