Development and Analysis of a Two-Phase Excitation Switched Reluctance Motor with Novel Winding Distribution Used in Electric Vehicles

  • Zhu, Yueying (College of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University of Science and Technology) ;
  • Yang, Chuantian (College of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University of Science and Technology) ;
  • Yue, Yuan (School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Tianjin University) ;
  • Zhao, Chengwen (College of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University of Science and Technology) ;
  • Zhang, Yan (Tianjin Key Laboratory of Integrated Design and On-line Monitoring for Light Industry & Food Machinery and Equipment)
  • Received : 2017.11.01
  • Accepted : 2018.08.07
  • Published : 2018.11.01


Two-phase simultaneous excitation mode of the switched reluctance motor (SRM) has been shown to effectively improve the average torque output compared with traditional single-phase excitation mode. But the torque ripple of the two-phase excitation SRM with traditional winding distribution increases because of the inconsistent electromagnetic field. To reduce the torque ripple, a two-phase excitation 8/6 SRM with novel winding distribution is proposed in this paper. The static torques generated by various magnetic circuits are analyzed and obtained to verify the torque increase. Then the electromagnetic characteristics of the proposed SRM are investigated by the numerical calculation method in detail, including flux linkage, inductance, and torque. Finally, an experiment for measuring the SRM static electromagnetic characteristics and dynamic performance is designed and performed based on the novel mode, and the comparing results show that the proposed two-phase SRM is effective.


Supported by : National Natural Science Foundation of China


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