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    • Analysis of system wide distortion in an integrated power system utilizing a high voltage DC bus and silicon carbide power devices 

      Fallier, William F. (William Frederick) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
      This research investigates the distortion on the electrical distribution system for a high voltage DC Integrated Power System (IPS). The analysis was concentrated on the power supplied to a propulsion motor driven by an ...
    • Autonomous adaptation and collaboration of unmanned vehicles for tracking submerged contacts 

      Privette, Andrew Jamie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
      Autonomous operations are vital to future naval operations. Unmanned systems, including autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and autonomous surface vehicles (ASVs), are anticipated to play a key role for critical tasks ...
    • Cooperative tracking for persistent littoral undersea surveillance 

      Scott, Robert Derek (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
      The US Navy has identified a need for an autonomous, persistent, forward deployed system to Detect, Classify, and Locate submarines. In this context, we investigate a novel method for multiple sensor platforms acting ...
    • DC to DC power conversion module for the all-electric ship 

      Gray, Weston L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      The MIT end to end electric ship model is being developed to study competing electric ship designs. This project produced a model of a Power Conversion Module (PCM)- 4, DC-to-DC converter which interfaces with the MIT ...
    • Design of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) charging system for underway, underwater recharging 

      Ewachiw, Mark Alexander, Jr (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
      Modern robotics have enabled the rapid proliferation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) throughout the marine environment. As autonomy algorithms increase in robustness, complexity, and reliability, so too does the ...
    • Intent-aware collision avoidance for autonomous marine vehicles 

      Leavitt, Joseph William (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      Applications of autonomous marine vehicles in dynamic and uncertain environments continuously grow as research unveils new enabling technology and academic, commercial, and government entities pursue new marine autonomy ...
    • Modeling for ship power system emulation 

      Leghorn, Jeremy T. (Jeremy Thomas) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
      With the U.S. Navy's continued focus on Integrated Fight Thru Power (IFTP) there has been an ever increasing effort to ensure an electrical distribution system that maintains maximum capabilities in the event of system ...
    • Modeling magnetic core loss for sinusoidal waveforms 

      Dunlop, Colin J. (Colin James) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Among the challenging unsolved technical problems that have plagued the minds of scientist and engineers throughout the 20th and 21st century is the development of a quantifiable model to accurately estimate or explain ...
    • Object localization and identification for autonomous operation of surface marine vehicles 

      Mentzelos, Konstantinos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
      A method for autonomous navigation of surface marine vehicles is developed A camera video stream is utilized as input to achieve object localization and identification by application of state-of-the-art Machine Learning ...
    • Shipboard condition based maintenance and integrated power system initiatives 

      Barber, Darrin E. (Darrin Eugene) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      With the U.S. Navy's continued focus on developing and implementing a robust integrated power system aboard future combatants, there has been an ever increasing effort to guarantee an electrical distribution system that ...
    • A two-phase spherical electric machine for generating rotating uniform magnetic fields 

      Lawler, Clinton T. (Clinton Thomas) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
      This thesis describes the design and construction of a novel two-phase spherical electric machine that generates rotating uniform magnetic fields, known as a fluxball machine. Alternative methods for producing uniform ...
    • Z-source circuit breakers in naval power systems 

      Taft, William T.(William Theodore) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      New power system components and control systems are required to facilitate the U.S. Navy's move to medium voltage direct current power (MVDC) systems on future vessels. Integrating the z-source circuit breaker into a ...