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August 27, 2015
Abstract – The two LHC injection kicker magnet systems must produce a kick of 1.3 T.m with a flattop duration variable up to 7860 ns, and rise and fall times of less than 900 ns and 3000 ns, respectively. Each system is composed of two resonant charging power supplies (RCPSs) and four 5 O transmission […]
Abstract – We describe in this paper the design of a separated sector cyclotron (SSC) for the production of an intense beam of 230 MeV protons. The goal was an accelerator that could be used as the driver of an ISOL type Radioactive Ion Beam Facility.
Authors Christopher P. Riley, Alexandros M. Michaelides Abstract – This paper describes how state-of-the-art Finite Element Analysis (FEA) programs can be used to characterise the dynamic performance of linear electrical machines and actuators. Special emphasis is placed on the use of an advanced scripting language for the characterisation of the mechanical load coupled to the […]
Permanent Magnet (De-) Magnetization and Soft Iron Hysteresis Effects – A comparison of FE analysis techniques
Authors A.M. Michaelides, J. Simkin, P. Kirby and C.P. Riley Abstract – The paper describes advanced Finite Element Analysis solvers for the treatment of material magnetization. The prediction of hysteretic behaviour in soft ferromagnetic materials is outlined, demonstrating how remanent forces and hysteresis loss can now be accurately quantified. Results from analysis of a hysteresis […]
Authors Riley, C.P. Abstract – Negative sequence currents are induced in the rotor of a turbine generator when there is imbalance in the three phase armature currents. By adopting surface impedance boundary conditions to represent the rotor steel, three dimensional finite element methods can be used to determine the effect of barriers to the current […]
Authors Ismail Daut, Nair Gomesh, M. Ezanni, Yanawati Yahaya, Nor Shafiqin Shariffuddin, Mohd Irwan Yusoff, M. Irwanto Abstract — In this paper a FEM model of a three phase 0.5HP squirrel-cage induction motor is modelled by using FEM software. The model is then used to analyze and investigate the performance of the induction machine using […]
Genetic algorithm and finite element analysis for optimum design of slotted torus axial-flux permanent-magnet brushless DC motor
Authors A. Mahmoudi, N. A. Rahim, and H. W. Ping Abstract – This paper presents an inside-out axial-flux permanent-magnet brushless DC motor optimized by Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Genetic Algorithm (GA) that uses sizing equation. The double-sided slotted-stator designed TORUS motor has sinusoidal back EMF waveform and maximum power density. The GA obtained the […]
FEA-Aided design, optimization and development of an axial flux motor for implantable ventricular assist device
Abstract — This paper presents the optimal design and development of an axial flux motor for blood pump application. With the design objective of maximizing the motor efficiency and torque, different topologies of AFPM machine has been examined.
Abstract – This paper presents the finite element modelling of a novel tubular linear generator, designed for efficient wave energy conversion. The paper presents generator design considerations to meet the demands of the intended application. In addition, the paper concentrates on novel aspects of generator modelling using electromagnetic finite element analysis, which were adopted to […]
Determination of parameters of a synchronous motor with radial permanent magnets and rotor damper bar cage
Abstract – The paper describes the determination of the parameters of a permanent magnet synchronous motor with radial magnets (RPMSM) as functions of power supply conditions and load. The description presents analysis of some steady state and transient performances together with limitations.
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