Heat Characteristics Analysis of Synchronous Reluctance Motor Using FEM Coupled Electromagnetic Field and Thermal Field

  • Lee, Jung-Ho (Department of Electrical Engineering, Hanbat National University) ;
  • Jeon, Ah-Ram (Department of Electrical Engineering, Hanbat National University)
  • Received : 2010.02.17
  • Accepted : 2010.05.19
  • Published : 2010.09.30


This paper reports the development of an analysis method in a synchronous reluctance motor (SynRM) using the finite element method (FEM) coupled with the electromagnetic field of the Preisach model, which represents an additional thermal source due to hysteresis loss and a thermal field. This study focused on thermal analysis relative to hysteresis and copper losses in a SynRM.


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