Naval Power Systems, technology development, Ship Design and Construction

Selected Publications


Peer Reviewed PUblications


  • Orji, U., et. al., “Adaptive Zonal Protection for Ring Microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 8, Iss. 4, pp. 1843-1851, July 2017.
  • Hebner,Robert, et. al., “Technical cross-fertilization between terrestrial microgrids and ship power systems,” Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Springer, Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016, pp 161–179.
  • McCoy, T., “Integrated Power Systems – an Outline of Requirements and Functionalities for Ships,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Invited Paper, Vol. 103, No. 12, pp. 2276-2284, December 2015.
  • McCoy, T., “Electric Ships: Past, Present and Future,” IEEE Electrification Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 4-11, June 2015. – Invited Article.
  • Dalton,T., McCoy, T., “Recent US Navy IPS Ship Designs:  A Reflection on the Past with a Look to the Future,” in preparation.
  • Benavides,N., McCoy, T., Chrin, M., “Reliability Improvements in Integrated Power Systems with Pressure-Contact Semiconductors,” ASNE Day 2009,  April 2009.
  • Prempraneerach, P., et. al.,"Sensitivity Analysis of Shipboard Integrated Power Systems,” Naval Engineers Journal,  vol. 120, No. 1, 2008.
  • McCoy, T.,et. al., “Hybrid Electric Drive for DDG-51 Class Destroyers,” Naval Engineers Journal, vol. 119, No.2, 2007.
  • Rucker,J., McCoy, T., Kirtley, J., “Design and Analysis of a Permanent Magnet Generator for Naval Applications,” IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, July 2005.
  • Denucci,T., et. al., “Diagnostics Indicators for Shipboard Systems using Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring,” IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, July 2005.
  • McCoy,T., "Trends in Ship Electric Propulsion,” Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Transmission and Distribution Conference, v 1, n SUMMER, 2002.
  • McCoy, T.,“Powering the Fleet of the 21st Century,” US Naval Institute Proceedings, May 2000.
  • Crane, A.,McCoy, T., “Electromagnetic compatibility Design for a 19 MW PWM Motor,” Proceedings of the IEEE IAS Annual Meeting, v. 3, p. 1590, 1999.
  • Amy, J.,Doerry, N., McCoy, T., “Shipboard Controls of the Future,” Naval Engineers Journal, May 1997. 


Other Publications

  • McCoy, T.,et. al., “Naval Power Systems Technology Development Road Map,” ASNE Day 2013, February 2013. – Invited Paper.
  • Sturtevant,G., McCoy, T., Voth, J., “ Energy Efficient Technologies: Addressing the Increasing Electric Power Demand,” Engine as a Weapon, London, UK, Sept. 2011.
  • Doerry, N., McCoy, T., Martin, T., “Energy and the Affordable Future Fleet,” International Naval Engineering Conference, Portsmouth, UK, May 2010.
  • McCoy, T., Amy, J., “The State-of-the-Art of Integrated Electric Power and Propulsion Systems and Technologies on Ships,” IEEE Electric Ship Technology Symposium, April 2009. – Invited Paper.
  • McCoy, T., Amy, J., “The State-of-the-Art of Integrated Electric Power and Propulsion Systems and Technologies on Ships,” ASNE Electric Ship Design Symposium, February 2009. – Invited Paper, Keynote Presentation.
  • Zhang, J., Benavides, N., Mankevich, S., McCoy, T., “Propulsion Drive Rectifier Design Considerations,” ASNE Electric Ship Design Symposium, February 2009.
  • McCoy, T., et. al., “Hybrid Electric Drive Backfit for US Navy Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) Class Ships,” All Electric Ship 2007, London, UK, September 2007.
  • Amy, J.V., et. al., “Implications of Silicon-Carbide (SiC) Technology on All Electric Ship,” All Electric Ship 2007, London, UK, September 2007.
  • McCoy, T., et. al., “Hybrid Electric Drive for DDG-51 Class Destroyers,” ASNE Day 2007, Arlington, VA, June 2007.
  • Zivi, E., McCoy, T.,Stevens, J., “USN Perspective on Electric Warship Controls,” ASNE Advanced Naval Propulsion Symposium 2006, Philadelphia, PA, October 30-31, 2006.
  • Prempraneerach, P., McCoy, T., Hover, F., Triantafyllou, M., “Stochastic analysis of induction machines using generalized Polynomial Chaos (gPC),” ASNE Electric Machines Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, May 2006.
  • Cox, R., et. al., “Diagnostic Indicators for Shipboard Cycling Systems Using Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring,” ASNE Day 2006, Arlington, VA, June 2006. 
  • West, E.,McCoy, T., “Analysis of Harmonic Distortion in an Integrated Power System for Naval Applications,” All Electric Ship 2005, Paris, France, October 2005.
  • Ramsey, J., et. al.,“Shipboard Applications of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring,” ASNE Reconfiguration & Survivability Conference, Mayport, FL,Feb 2005.
  • Greene, W., et. al., “Non-Intrusive Monitoring for Condition-Based Maintenance,” ASNE Reconfiguration & Survivability Conference, Mayport, FL, Feb 2005.
  • Herbein, D., McCoy, T., “Seabasing, An Academic Viewpoint,” ASNE Joint Seabasing Conference, Arlington, VA, Jan 2005.
  • Clayton, D., McCoy, T., Zivi, E., "Transformation to an Electric Warship," 13th International Ship Control Systems Symposium, Orlando, FL, 7-9 April 2003.
  • Amy, J.,McCoy, T., Clayton, D., "The Evolving Nature of Loads in an Electric Warship," All Electric Ship 2003, Edinburgh, UK, February, 2003.
  • Aliprantis, D., Kuhn, B.T., Sudhoff, S.D., McCoy, T.J., “A Detailed Synchronous Machine Model,” Society of Automotive Engineers Aerospace Power Engineering Conference, 2002.
  • Kuhn, B.T., Sudhoff, S.D.,Aliprantis, D., Sauer, J.D., Delisle, D.E., McCoy, T.J., “Induction Motor Control for Naval Propulsion Applications,” Society of Automotive Engineers Aerospace Power Engineering Conference, 2002.
  • Luebke, W., et. al., “LPD 17:  Designed for Service in the Fleet,” Naval Platform Technology Seminar 2001, Singapore, May 2001.
  • Dalton, T., et. al., “Noise Test Results of a PWM Powered 19 MW Advanced Induction Motor Design,” Third Naval Symposium on Electric Machines,Philadelphia, PA, December 2000.
  • McCoy, T., Dalton, T., “Lessons Learned from initial full-scale land-based testing for the US Navy’s Integrated Power System (IPS), All Electric Ship 2000, Paris, France, October 2000.
  • McCoy, T., Dalton, T., Crane, A., “Design Implications of PWM Propulsion Motor Drives on Shipboard Power Systems,” International Conference on Electric Machines, Helsinki, Finland, August 2000.
  • McCoy, T., et. al., “Full Scale Land Based Testing of the US Navy’s Integrated Power System(IPS),” International Naval Engineering Conference(INEC-2000), Hamburg, Germany, 14-16 March 2000.
  • Holland, S., Benatmane, M.,McCoy, T., “Industrial Generators Come Aboard – Commercial Generator Adapted for Navy Application, INEC 2000,Hamburg, Germany, 14-16 March 2000.
  • Lively, K., McCoy, T.,Thompson, T., Zivi, E., “Advanced Control Concepts for an Integrated Power System (IPS) Warship,” INEC 2000, Hamburg, Germany, 14-16 March 2000.
  • McCoy, T., et. al., “Distributed Intelligent Sense and Control system for Integrated Power System,” 12th Ship Control Symposium, The Hague, Netherlands, October 1999.
  • Zivi, E., McCoy, T., “Control of a Shipboard Integrated Power System,” Conf. On Information Sciences & Systems, JHU-APL, 18 March 1999.
  • Benatmane, M.,McCoy, T., “Electric Propulsion Full Scale Development on US Navy Surface Ships,” Naval Symposium on Electric Machines, Annapolis, MD, October 1998.
  • Benatmane, M.,McCoy, T., Cooper, T., “Design and Construction of a 75kW Scale Model of a 19MWPropulsion Motor Drive,” Naval Symposium on Electric Machines, Annapolis, MD, October 1998.
  • Benatmane, M.,McCoy, T., “The All Electric Warship: An Overview of the US Navy’s Integrated Power System Development Programme,” International Conference on Electric Machines / ElecShip ’98, Istanbul, Turkey, September1998.  
  • Benatmane, M.,McCoy, T., “Development of a 19MW PWM Converter for US Navy Surface Ships,” International Conference on ElectricMachines / ElecShip ’98, Istanbul, Turkey, September 1998.
  • Benatmane,M., McCoy, T., Cooper, T., Dalton, T., “Electric Power Generation and Propulsion Motor Development for US Navy Surface Ships,” All Electric Ship ’98, London, UK, September 1998.
  • McCoy, T.,“Advanced Cooling Techniques for Ship Propulsion Motors,” All Electric Ship ‘97, Paris, France, March 1997.
  • McCoy, T.,“Thermosyphon-Cooled Electric Motors for Ship Propulsion Applications,” 29th Universities Power Engineering Conference, Galway, Ireland, September 1994.
  • McCoy, T., Olsen, E., Reynerson, C., “New Attack Submarine,” SNAME New England Section, February 1993.