High specific torque motor for propulsion system of aircraft

Golovanov, Dmitry and Galea, Michael and Gerada, C. (2016) High specific torque motor for propulsion system of aircraft. In: ESARS Itec 2016, 2-4 Nov 2016, Toulouse, France.

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Abstract

This paper proposes an analytical model that considers the torque characteristics for high specific torque synchronous machine with outer rotor and a Halbach permanent magnet array. The distribution of the magnetic field in the air gap is obtained with a linear assumption by solving Neumann’s problem. The analytical model presented in the paper allows preliminary estimation and fast optimization of the machine’s geometry and can be used to develop a first cut design of the machine.

The application of the analytical model proposed is demonstrated via the adaptation and modification of a traction machine designed for electrical taxiing to a machine for propulsion of electric aircraft.

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Keywords: Analytical solution; Halbach array; permanent magnets
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2016 11:44
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2017 12:49
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/38545

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