Design and Comparison of Multistage Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Machines for Potable Generating Application

  • Received : 2015.07.20
  • Accepted : 2015.10.26
  • Published : 2015.12.31


In this study, we present a comparison of multistage axial flux permanent-magnet machines (AFPMs) with different topologies for use as 100 W-class portable generating systems. Three topologies were selected, and the maximum power density and high level of efficiency were achieved by following the response surface methodology (RSM) in the design. Three-dimensional finite element analysis (FEA) was used to conduct numerical experiments to obtain the optimum design using the RSM and suggest a proper configuration of the portable generating system.



Grant : 로봇/자동화용 스마트 액추에이터 개발


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