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Ward Leonard Engineer Selected as Featured Speaker at American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) EMTS 2014

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Presented an Integrated Systems Approach to Designing More Efficient & Economical Motors

THOMASTON,CT, June 2, 2014 — Ward Leonard CT LLC today announced that Daniel Cook, Senior Technical Sales Engineer – Special Applications at Ward Leonard, was selected to present at the ASNE Electric Machines Technology Symposium (EMTS) 2014. EMTS, held on May 29th at Villanova University, in Philadelphia, PA., is a biennial educational and networking conference for the naval engineering community. The program consists of technical presentations and expert panels that address the Navy’s progress and challenges in developing smaller, simpler, more affordable, and more capable power systems for future Navy ships.

“We are very proud of the recognition that Dan has received from ASNE, and for the contributions he and our other talented engineers make here at Ward Leonard. Our company was founded by an engineer and visionary inventor, and that spirit of technology innovation remains alive and well today,” said Chris Spafford, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ward Leonard. “Our engineering staff works tirelessly to improve and advance the performance of our motor and control solutions, because our DoD and industrial customers rely on us to make their operations run smoothly and efficiently.”

Mr. Cook’s paper was selected from a wide pool of submissions and spoke at the symposium on the topic of Modeling and Simulation. His paper is entitled Integrated Systems Approach to Induction Motor Selection and Design. In keeping with the EMTS goals and objectives, Mr. Cook’s paper presented the case for integrated systems analysis, numerical modeling, and collaborative effort amongst component providers and systems designers, to create power systems that are:

  • Lighter
  • Smaller
  • Lower cost
  • More efficient
  • Higher performing

Mr. Cook’s paper is available for download on the Ward Leonard website here.


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