3-D FEM Analysis, Prototyping and Tests of an Axial Flux Permanent-Magnet Wind Generator
AbstractThis paper contributes to the research and development of Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines (AFPMSM); and in particular the design, the construction stages and measurements of a double rotor single internal non-ferromagnetic stator with a trapezoidal-concentrated winding machine for wind power generation applications. The initial dimensions of the machine were calculated using analytical formulas and a model was created and analyzed using the 3D Finite Element Method (FEM). The shape of the magnets of the machine was optimized and presented in a previous paper and a prototype was constructed and tested in the laboratory. In addition, a temperature test of the stator was performed experimentally. Finally, the effect of the different axial widths of the two air gaps on the electrical magnitudes and the field of the machine were investigated using both FEM analysis and experiments. View Full-Text
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Kappatou, J.C.; Zalokostas, G.D.; Spyratos, D.A. 3-D FEM Analysis, Prototyping and Tests of an Axial Flux Permanent-Magnet Wind Generator. Energies 2017, 10, 1269.
Kappatou JC, Zalokostas GD, Spyratos DA. 3-D FEM Analysis, Prototyping and Tests of an Axial Flux Permanent-Magnet Wind Generator. Energies. 2017; 10(9):1269.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kappatou, Joya C.; Zalokostas, Georgios D.; Spyratos, Dimitrios A. 2017. "3-D FEM Analysis, Prototyping and Tests of an Axial Flux Permanent-Magnet Wind Generator." Energies 10, no. 9: 1269.
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