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This paper presents an approach to performing real-time co-simulation of electro-thermal coupled power systems for aiding the design of future all-electric Navy ships. The goal is to study the transient interactions between the electrical and the thermal subsystems. The approach utilizes the existing large scale real-time simulation capabilities of(More)
Superior, scalable grid topology that may provide for higher quality of service, survivorship capacity, and reconfiguration capability is a feature of modern grid architecture. The reported research is aimed at delivering a possible, constructal solution that is based on a minimum-redundant, scalable, reconfigurable topology that helps increasing the grid(More)
The office of Graduate Studies has verified and approved the above named committee members ii iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to take this opportunity to thank a few of the many people who have made my graduate studies and this thesis possible. To them and many others I am truly grateful. First of all, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to my(More)
— Recent advances in sensor and weapons systems are significantly increasing the electrical power that is required and the thermal loads that must be dissipated onboard US Navy ships. Thus, design tools and methods must bring detailed consideration of all disciplines early in the design process, including electrical, thermal and controls in addition to the(More)