Accession Number : ADD018407

Title :   Integrated Motor/Marine Propulsor with Permanent Magnet Blades.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 21 Dec 95, patented 4 Mar 97,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Cho, Chahee P ; Bedingfield, Ralph A ; Krol, William P , Jr ; Uhlman, James S , Jr

Report Date : 04 Mar 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : An integrated motor/marine propulsor is provided having an electric motor adapted for converting electrical energy into hydropropulsive energy. The electric motor comprises at least one stator assembly disposed in magnetomotive relation to a rotor. The rotor of the present invention advantageously includes a plurality of rotor blades wherein a portion of at least one of the rotor blades comprises a permanent magnet.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC MOTORS, *MARINE PROPULSION, *PATENTS, *SHROUDED PROPELLERS, ENERGY CONVERSION, MARINE ENGINEERING, MARINE PROPELLERS, PERMANENT MAGNETS, ELECTRIC PROPULSION, ELECTROMECHANICAL CONVERTERS, PROPELLER BLADES, ELECTRIC MOTOR STATORS

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Electric and Ion Propulsion

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE