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