Carmel Electric Co.

27726 Henson Place
Bryant, AR 72022

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $240K
First Award Date 01/01/94
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/01

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Vithayathil Joseph Vithayathil 3 Message

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2001
Budget: 01/01/01 - 12/31/01

65714 Electrical generators have to run at constant speed to generate electrical energy at a fixed frequency. This creates difficulties when the driving power source has variable speed, such as with a wind mill. This project will develop a converter that employs a field system that compensates for speed variations, allowing for the econom...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 1996
Budget: 01/01/96 - 12/31/96

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 1994
Budget: 01/01/94 - 12/31/94

ADJUSTABLE SPEED THREE-PHASE AC MOTOR DRIVES ARE NOW PREFERRED OVER DC MOTOR SYSTEMS, FOR MANY INDUSTRIAL DRIVES, AND BATTERY-POWERED CARS. THIS IS BECAUSE STATIC INVERTERS, WITH ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY AND VOLTAGE, ARE RELIABLE AND ECONOMICAL. INDUCTION MOTORS PROVIDE BRUSHLESS OPERATION, BUT THEY HAVE SLIP AND A RELATIVELY LOW LAGGING POWER FAC...