Topology Design Optimization of a Magnetic System Consisting of Permanent Magnets and Yokes and its Application to the Bias Magnet System of a Magnetostrictive Sensor

영구자석과 요크를 포함한 자기 시스템의 위상최적설계 및 자기 변형 센서의 바이어스 자석 설계에의 응용

  • Published : 2004.11.01


The objective of this investigation is to formulate and carry out the topology optimization of a magnetic system consisting of permanent magnets and yokes. Earlier investigations on magnetic field topology optimization have been limited on the design optimization of yokes or permanent magnets alone. After giving the motivation for the simultaneous design of permanent magnets and yokes, we develop the topology optimization formulation of the coupled system by extending the technique used in structural problems. In the present development, we will also examine the effects of the functional form for permeability penalization on the optimized topology.


Topology Optimization;Permanent Magnet;Yoke;Magnetostrictive Sensor


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