NFPA Awards Eleven Fluid Power Research Supplements

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power. One of the ways it does this is by supporting academic researchers in fluid power. This helps to engage current and build the careers of future university faculty who are and will be in a position…

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NFPA to Award Research Supplements

Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power,…

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CCEFP Summit Provides Networking Opportunities to Promote Fluid Power Education

The CCEFP Summit is a biannual meeting for the fluid power industry and academic researcher collaborators in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. The Summit connects industry to university resources and talent through technical presentations, networking opportunities and facility tours of the host university. I attended this year to better connect with the…

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Fluid Power Research Update: Control and Prognostic of Electro-Hydraulic Machines Webcast

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Control and Prognostic of Electro-Hydraulic Machines project, which was presented by Riccardo Bianchi on the November 15 CCEFP Webcast.…

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Fluid Power Research Update: Controlled Stirling Power Unit Webcast

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Controlled Stirling Power Unit project, which was presented by Seth Thomas on the September 27 CCEFP Webcast. View the…

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Project Simulations Test Thickener and VI Improver Mechanisms in Fluids

The fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have continued to progress, and all ten of the newly funded projects were presented at the CCEFP Industry-University Summit in April 2017. The Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids project, which is being completed by Duval Johnson, Uma Shantini…

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