publication . Conference object . 2015

Design Methodology of a Brushless IPM Machine for a Zero Speed Injection Based Sensorless Control

Jonathan Godbehere; Rafal Wrobel; David Drury; Phil Mellor;
Open Access English
  • Published: 29 Oct 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
In this paper a design approach for a sensorless controlled, brushless, interior permanent magnet machine is attained. An initial study based on established electrical machine formulas provides the machine's basic geometrical sizing. The next design stage combines a particle swarm optimisation (PSO) search routine with a magneto-static finite element (FE) solver to provide a more in depth optimisation. The optimisation system has been formulated to derive alternative machine design variants, subject to the design constraints, in a computationally efficient manner using as few FE simulations as required. Moreover a parallel computing approach has been used for th...
free text keywords: Design methodology, sensorless control, interior permanent magnet (IPM), particle swarm optimisation (PSO), Solver, Rotor (electric), law.invention, law, Control theory, Control engineering, Engineering, business.industry, business, Torque, Sizing, Particle swarm optimization, Design methods, Finite element method, Stator
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