Design of an asymmetric reluctance machine for a generator application

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/open_access_theses/794
Author(s):
Marquet, Bryan David
Tags:
Pure sciences; Applied sciences; Optimization; Reluctance machine; Torque density; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Electromagnetics and Photonics
thesis / dissertation description
This work compares an Asymmetric Reluctance Machine (ARM) to a Uniform air Gap Reluctance Machine (UGRM) for a generator application. The ARM employs an asymmetric rotor pole to increase machine performance, specifically increasing torque density. A multi-objective optimization is employed to minimize mass and loss subject to design constraints. Two machines are compared in terms of their Pareto-optimal fronts.