Category Archives: CCEFP

CCEFP Summit
Application deadline = August 1, 2018 The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), in collaboration with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), has created two new programs to help principal investigators and their graduate students attend and present their research at the CCEFP Summits scheduled for the 2018-19 academic year: Research Supplements are...

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CCEFP Webinar
The current CCEFP Webcast Series lineup concluded Wednesday, June 27. Andrea Vacca of Purdue University presented an update on the Control and Prognostic of Electro-Hydraulic Machines project, and Paul Kalbfleisch of Purdue University presented an update on the Investigation of Noise Transmission through Pump Casing project. The series was a monthly webcast about research, workforce, and special topic presentations hosted by...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2018 CCEFP Webinar Series concludes next week on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm CST. The webinar will cover the Control and Prognostic of Electro-Hydraulic Machines and Investigation of Noise Transmission through Pump Casing projects. Interested members should sign up for the Webinar Series by following this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and...

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CCEFP Webcast
The 2018 CCEFP Webcast Series continued Wednesday, May 23. Jonathon Slightam of Marquette University presented an update on the Efficient, Integrated, Freeform Flexible Hydraulic Actuators project, and Seth Thomas of Vanderbilt University presented an update on the Controlled Stirling Power Unit project. The webcast schedule has been set through June 2018. The next webinar will take place...

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CCEFP Webcast
The 2018 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm CST. The webinar will cover the Efficient, Integrated, Freeform Flexible Hydraulic Actuators and Controlled Stirling Power Unit projects. Interested members should sign up for the Webinar Series by following this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and relevant reminders...

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CCEFP Webcast
The 2018 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm CST. The entire webinar will be dedicated to the CCEFP State of the Center. Interested members should sign up for the Webinar Series by following this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and relevant reminders containing information about joining...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2018 CCEFP Webcast Series continued Wednesday, March 28. Ashlie Martini of the University of California Merced presented an update on the Simulation, Rheology and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Solutions project, and James Marschand of Purdue University presented an update on the Four-Quadrant Multi-Fluid Pump/Motor project. The webcast schedule has been set through June 2018. The next webinar...

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NFPA News
The 2018 CCEFP Summit, which took place March 7-9 at the University of Kentucky, offered industry and academic attendees an inside look into progress being made in pre-competitive fluid power research, specifically in the areas of mobile applications, noise, vibration, and harshness, as well as human scale and manufacturing applications. Presentations included ten recently funded...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2018 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm CST. Topics will include two of the recently funded research projects: the Four-Quadrant Multi-Fluid Pump/Motor project as well as the Simulation, Rheology and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids project. Interested members should sign up for the Webinar Series by following this link. After...

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NFPA Member News
The Department of Energy (DOE) has recently announced funding for fluid power-related research projects covering off-road vehicle applications that reduce energy consumption, increase power density, and improve performance of additives and coatings. The awards include: $1.5 million going to Purdue University to research a new architecture for fluid power systems in off-road vehicles. The new...

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