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Computer Aided Design Of Electrical Machines For Variable Speed Applications.
Author(s): R. Krishnan; S. Aravind; P. Materu
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Paper Abstract

In recent years, the product life cycle has decreased and demands for new products have emerged due to competition, modern industrial needs and rapidly changing technology. This has necessitated changes in design, development and manufacturing processes so as to improve quality and efficiency as well as reducing costs. Computer Aided Design (CAD) helps to meet this challenge in the design evaluation and final product design stages. This paper presents the development of an interactive software for the optimal design of a motor intended for variable speed applications. The use of finite element analysis methods is proposed as an indispensable part of the CAD system for electrical machine design. An illustration of the method is given for the design of a switched reluctance motor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0857, IECON'87:Automated Design and Manufacturing, (19 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.943259
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R. Krishnan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (United States)
S. Aravind, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (United States)
P. Materu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0857:
IECON'87:Automated Design and Manufacturing
Victor K.L. Huang, Editor(s)

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