Parametric Analysis and Experimental Testing of Radial Flux Type Synchronous Permanent Magnet Coupling Based on Analytical Torque Calculations

  • Kang, Han-Bit ;
  • Choi, Jang-Young
  • Received : 2013.09.28
  • Accepted : 2013.12.28
  • Published : 2014.05.01


This paper presents the torque calculation and parametric analysis of synchronous permanent magnet couplings (SPMCs). Based on a magnetic vector potential, we obtained the analytical magnetic field solutions produced by permanent magnets (PMs). Then, the analytical solutions for a magnetic torque were obtained. All analytical results were extensively validated with the non-linear a two-dimensional (2D) finite element analysis (FEA). In particular, test results such as torque measurements are presented that confirm the analysis. Finally, using the derived analytical magnetic torque solutions, we carried out a parametric analysis to determine the influence of the design parameters on the SPMC's behavior.


Synchronous permanent magnet couplings;Analytical magnetic field solutions;2D FEA;Parametric analysis


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