NFPA Research Supplement Update: Liquid Piston Gas Compressor/Expander

CCEFP Summit

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently attended the June 2019 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) at Purdue University. This was the second of two meetings in our last fiscal year where the fluid power research projects supported by our new NFPA Research Supplement Program were presented. In…

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Registration Open for October CCEFP Summit

CCEFP Summit

Registration is now open for the next CCEFP Summit, which will take place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 22-24, 2019. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2018. Topics include energy conversion, storage, fluid power components, and surface modification. Attendees…

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NFPA Research Supplements Now Available for 2019-20 Academic Year

CCEFP Summit

Application deadline = May 18, 2019 By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), in collaboration with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), sponsors its Research Supplement Program to help principal investigators with existing research awards and their graduate students attend and present their research at designated industry conferences…

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CCEFP Webinar to Cover Topics in Tribology, Hydraulics in Wind Turbines

CCEFP Webinar

The 2018-19 CCEFP Webinar Series is underway and covers a number of fluid power research projects supported by the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Research Supplements. The next episode, taking place March 27 at 12 pm CST, will feature two projects: Understanding the Transient Nature of Wind Turbine Response to Create Advanced Controls to Improve the Efficiency…

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