Variable AC Hydraulic Pump/Motor

Lead Researcher: Jim Van de Ven

Project Updates


FPIRC16

Fluid Power Research Update: Variable AC Hydraulic Pump/Motor at FPIRC16

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Variable AC Hydraulic Pump/Motor project,…

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New Fluid Power Research: Variable AC Hydraulic Pump/Motor

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding, and a number of these new projects were presented at…

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Researcher Profile

James D. Van de Ven is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Mechanical Engineering where he operates the Mechanical Energy and Power Systems (MEPS) Laboratory.  Dr. Van de Ven’s research interests are in efficient energy conversion, energy storage, fluid power, kinematics, and machine design. Read More →