Propulsion system based on two electric motors and control method
TecnolÃ³gico de Monterrey, Nuevo LeÃ³n, Mexico
A modular propulsion system that combines the input of two electric motors with the objective of provide operation on a higher efficiency zone in the efficiency map of the motors. The propulsion system is based on planetary gear trains and can provide 4 operation modes and fault tolerant operation.
Primary Application Area: Defense & Transportation
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: High degree of customization in the vehicle configuration, so that it complies with the specific function that requires the end user. Ability to change the configuration of the vehicle and thus have greater versatility in use, including technology upgrades. Patent pending - MX/a/2012/013348
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 640
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: Tecnologico de Monterrey funding for conducting research and technology patenting through the research chair and technology transfer programs.
Primary Sources of Funding: Personal Savings, Federal Grant, University
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners