The influence of stator design on the performance of fault tolerant machines

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  2. Professor Barrie Mecrow
  3. Professor Alan Jack
  4. Dr Dave Atkinson
  5. Brian Green
Author(s)Green B; Mecrow BC; Atkinson DJ; Jack AG; Atkinson GJ
Publication type Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Conference Name16th International Conference on Electrical Machines
Conference LocationKrakow, Poland
Year of Conference2004
Legacy Date11-16 September 2004
Pages6 pp
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This paper discusses the design of fault tolerant electric fuel pumps for aircraft. A range of prototype machines in the range 10-20 kW have been built and successfully tested, but fuel pump drives of 100 kW or more will be required for large aircraft. This paper discusses the problems, which arise in extending designs up to this power level, particularly focusing on the problem of induced rotor losses. Changes to the design, in particular the stator, are introduced to improve the performance of these future generations of fault tolerant machine. (12 References).
PublisherInstitute of Mechatronics and Information Systems
NotesWiakS DemsM KomezaK . Lodz, Poland. 16th International Conference on Electrical Machines. Conference Proceedings. Cracow, Poland. 5-8 Sept. 2004.