Electrical System Architectures for Future Aircraft Conference Paper uri icon


  • This paper addresses the fundamental issues faced in the aircraft electrical system architectures. Furthermore, a brief description of the conventional and advanced aircraft power system architectures, their disadvantages, opportunities for improvement, future electric loads, role of power electronics, and present trends in aircraft power system research will be given. Finally, this paper concludes with a brief outline of the projected advancements in the future. Copyright 1999 Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.

name of conference

  • SAE Technical Paper Series

published proceedings

  • SAE Technical Papers

author list (cited authors)

  • Emadi, A., & Ehsani, M.

citation count

  • 9

complete list of authors

  • Emadi, Ali||Ehsani, Mehrdad

publication date

  • December 1999