Electromagnetic evaluation of an in-wheel double rotor axial-flux switched reluctance motor for electric traction

 

P.Andrada, E.Martínez, M.Torrent, B.Blanqué

 

2017/04/25

Abstract

In this paper, a novel in-wheel double rotor axialflux switched reluctance motor for electric traction is presented. The proposed double rotor axial-flux switched reluctance motor has a particular disposition of the stator and rotor poles that provides short flux path without flux reversal. The ferromagnetic pieces of the stator and the rotor are built using soft magnetic composites. Electromagnetic analysis is performed using three dimensional finite element analyses, 3D FEA. Matlab-Simulink simulation coupled with the results of finite element analysis proves that the proposed motor drive is suitable for the propulsion of a given E-scooter.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 15)
Pages: 671-675 Date of Publication: 2017/04/25
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:

REF: 428-17

Issue Date: April 2017
DOI:10.24084/repqj15.428 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

P.Andrada, E.Martínez, M.Torrent, B.Blanqué
GAECE, DEE, EPSEVG. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya UPC-BARCELONATECH, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain

Key word

FEM analysis, switched reluctance motor, axial-flux switched reluctance motor, traction motor.

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