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World Electr. Veh. J. 2018, 9(3), 40; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj9030040

Design and Analysis of Partitioned-Stator Switched-Flux Dual-Excitation Machine for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

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Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Department of Electromechanical Engineering, University of Macau, Macau, China
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Received: 13 July 2018 / Revised: 26 August 2018 / Accepted: 28 August 2018 / Published: 4 September 2018
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In this paper, an advanced partitioned-stator switched-flux dual-excitation (PS-SFDE) machine, which is highly suitable for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), is proposed. By artfully implementing two excitation sources, namely the high-power-density permanent-magnet (PM) source and the DC-field excitation source, the proposed machine can take benefits from both sides. Unlike the existing PS-SFDE machines that sacrifice the PM materials for DC-field winding accommodation, the proposed machine instead shares the space of the armature winding with the DC-field winding. Hence, comparable power and torque levels can be potentially achieved. View Full-Text
Keywords: hybrid electric vehicle; hybrid-excitation; partitioned-stator; switched-flux hybrid electric vehicle; hybrid-excitation; partitioned-stator; switched-flux
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Lee, C.H.T.; Chau, K.T.; Ching, T.W.; Chan, C.C. Design and Analysis of Partitioned-Stator Switched-Flux Dual-Excitation Machine for Hybrid Electric Vehicles. World Electr. Veh. J. 2018, 9, 40.

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