Water-Cooled Direct Drive Permanent Magnet Motor Design in Consideration of its Efficiency and Structural Strength

  • Lee, Ji-Young (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute) ;
  • Hong, Do-Kwan (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute) ;
  • Woo, Byung-Chul (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute) ;
  • Kim, Kyu-Seob (Department of Automotive Engineering, Hanyang University) ;
  • Hong, Jung-Pyo (Department of Automotive Engineering, Hanyang University)
  • Received : 2013.01.28
  • Accepted : 2013.05.08
  • Published : 2013.06.30


This paper deals with a water-cooled direct drive permanent magnet (DD-PM) motor design for an injection-molding application. In order to meet the requirements for the target application and consider the practical problems of the manufacturing industry, the DD-PM motor is designed in consideration of efficiency and structural strength with many constraints. The performances of the designed motor are estimated not only by magnetic field analysis, but also by thermal and structural analysis. The design and analysis results are presented with experiment results.


motor design;permanent magnet;structural strength;thermal analysis;water-cooling


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