Dynamic Analysis of Highly Saturated Switched Reluctance Motors Using Coupled Magnetic Equivalent Circuit and the Analytical Solution

Conference: CEM 2006 - 6th International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics
04/04/2006 - 04/06/2006 at Aachen, Germany

Proceedings: CEM 2006

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Gholizad, Hooshang; Mirsalim, Mojtaba; Mirzayee, Mehran (Department of Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Hafez Avenue, 15914, Tehran, Iran)

This paper presents a new method for dynamic performance analysis of highly saturated switched reluctance motors using coupled magnetic equivalent circuit and the analytical solution. In the method, the air-gap of the switched reluctance motor is modelled by the analytic method and the magnetic equivalent circuit is used to model the rest of the machine by taking into account the noolinearity characteristics of the problem. The complex static and dynamic mesh generation process in the air-gap is not required in the proposed method. Thus, the modelling of motion of rotor becomes simpler and more accurate.