Building an auxiliary power unit for a very big drone. Will be using an internal combustion engine (16kW) as prime mover to a large BLDC motor/generator to mainly feed a DC bus and then also charge a 14 cell Lipo pack.
How well suited is an ODrive to this. The 56 volt version with lots of cooling (100 mph air stream type of cooling) seems capable. I could run 2 half-sized motor/generators in parallel and thus use 2 ODrives.
I believe that’s 143 amps per ODrive, so can the two axis be paralleled on each ODrive?
If so, is this feasible in terms of the regenerative efficiency particular to Odrive? Could I control the voltage using a parameter or parameter PID combo?
I am a noob for now
But your help is much appreciated.