SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, September 25

Power Systems - Aircraft Power Management & Distribution (Part 2 of 2)
(Session Code: ASTC206)

Room Bluegrass B  1:30 p.m.

This session shall include papers related to military manned aircraft and air vehicle electrical power management and distribution (relays, circuit breakers, SSPCs), control & protection, arc fault protection, power conversion (AC/DC, DC/DC/ AC/AC) and power conditioning. AC (fixed & variable frequency) and DC (28 VDC and 270 VDC) systems are planned for discussion.

Organizers - John Fifield, Astronics AES; Christopher Severns, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Chairpersons - Christopher Severns, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Time Paper No. Title
1:30 p.m. 2014-01-2208
Capacitive Load Switching: Extending Relay Switching Life and Reliability in Military and Aerospace Power Systems
Michael Baldwin, TE Connectivity
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-2207
Composite AC-to-DC Power Converters for More Electric Architectures
Evgeni Ganev, William Warr, Keming Chen, Honeywell International, Inc.
2:30 p.m. 2014-01-2209
Power Quality Analysis Framework for AC and DC Electrical Systems
Marco Amrhein, Brian Raczkowski, Jason Wells, Eric Walters, PC Krause & Associates; Sean Field, Jason Gousy, Naval Air Systems Command

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00446, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Power Systems Committee / EMB Air and Space Group