Thermal design of linear induction and synchronous motor for electromagnetic launch of civil aircraft

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Bertola, Luca; Cox, Tom; Wheeler, Patrick; Garvey, Seamus D.; Morvan, Herve;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/TPS.2017.2697941
  • Subject: Civil aircraft, Electromagnetic launch (EML)/ EMLs, Electromagneticcatapult, Linear inductionmotor, Linear synchronous motor, Thermal analysis
    acm: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS

The engine size of modern passenger transport aircraft is principally determined by take-off conditions, since initial acceleration requires maximum engine power. An elec¬tromagnetic launch (EML) system could provide some or all of the energy required at takeoff so that... View more
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