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Integration of the ESRDC Notional All-Electric Ship Visualization with Paramarine (PowerPoint Presentation)

J. Chalfant, J. Souza, S. Motiwalla, C. Chryssostomidis, R. Hovsapian, J. Vargas, J. C. Ordonez
2011
19 pp.

Presentation related to paper entitled, "Analysis of Various All-Electric-Ship Electrical Distribution System Topologies.

As advances in technology mature, the need is evident for a coherent simulation of the total electric-drive ship to model the effect of new systems on the overall performance of the vessel. Our laboratory has been developing an integrated architectural model in a physics-based environment which an­alyzes ship variants using a standard set of metrics, including weight, volume, fuel usage and survivability. This paper discusses advances in the model including the use of operational scenarios, incorporation of a survivability metric, and streamlining the performance of model. The model is employed herein to compare two possible distribution system topologies: a ring bus and a breaker-and-a-half. The ring bus is heavier and larger but more survivable. Fuel usage is equivalent in the two variants.

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Parent Project

Project No.: 2008-ESRDC-01-LEV
Title: Electric Ship Research and Development Consortium (ESRDC)