Lookup NU author(s): Dr Nick Baker,
Dr Mehmet Kulan
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a conference proceedings (inc. abstract) that has been published in its final definitive form by Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2016.
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Reliable performance is of primary importance when designing machines for aerospace applications. In the case of generators, it forces thermal, electrical and physical isolation of phases and imposes a limit on short circuit current. Single tooth high inductance permanent magnet machines suit the application and have been in use for many years. However, the small slot clearance forces the use of labour intensive manual winding techniques. In this paper, we present the redesign of an aerospace permanent magnet alternator to a segmented stator design, including alternative topology options, design procedure and results. Segmentation is shown to improve the production process and improve copper fill factor but in the first prototype appears to adversely affect material properties.
Author(s): Baker NJ, Smith DJ, Kulan MC, Turvey S
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016)
Year of Conference: 2016
Online publication date: 10/11/2016
Acceptance date: 16/02/2016
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
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