A Study on the Iron Losses in Flux-Switching Permanent Magnet Machines

  • Shin, Heung-Kyo (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Engineering Research Institute, Gyeongsang National University)
  • Received : 2017.09.06
  • Accepted : 2017.12.06
  • Published : 2018.03.01


Flux-switching permanent magnet machines (FSPMM) have doubly-salient and simple structures making it cost effective and suitable for mass production. In addition, it is possible to increase the rotor rotating speed and concentrate the flux of the permanent magnet on the air-gap. Due to these merits, the FSPMM can be applied to the various industry applications. To improve the performance, various design variables need to be studied in terms of design techniques. In this paper, we especially concentrate on the distribution of iron losses using a two-dimensional finite-element method (2D FEM). As a result, we can get an information for high efficiency FSPMM design.


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