Corpus ID: 112797351

Stirling Convertor Control for a Lunar Concept Rover

@inproceedings{Blaze2007StirlingCC,
  title={Stirling Convertor Control for a Lunar Concept Rover},
  author={Gina M. Blaze},
  year={2007}
}
NASA Glenn Research Center is developing various circuits for a lunar concept rover powered by both a stirling convertor and lithium ion batteries. To begin, a survey of six analog, non-power factor correcting controllers was done for an Advanced Stirling Convertor (ASC) design; one was selected to control the stirling convertor. Next, a constant power circuit and lithium ion battery charger was designed, built and tested based on simulation in PSpice. The constant power circuit enables the… Expand
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