Stator eddy-current losses in printed circuit brushless motors

Ahfock, A. and Gambetta, D. (2011) Stator eddy-current losses in printed circuit brushless motors. IET Electric Power Applications , 5 (1). pp. 159-167. ISSN 1751-8660

Abstract

Eddy-current losses in the conducting tracks of printed circuit stators of brushless motors may be significant for cases where tracks are relatively wide and speed is high. This study presents a numerical technique to determine printed circuit eddy-current losses. It is based on a hybrid between three-dimensional (3-D) finite-element analysis and 2-D finite difference. The experimentally validated technique is fast, reasonably accurate and its computing resource requirements are very modest.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright: The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2011.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2012 08:21
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:07
Uncontrolled Keywords: brushless motors; computing resource; eddy current-loss; finite difference; finite element analysis; numerical techniques
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 01 Mathematical Sciences > 0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics > 010301 Numerical Analysis
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090604 Microelectronics and Integrated Circuits
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090601 Circuits and Systems
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1049/iet-epa.2009.0203
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20946

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