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Inspiring Next Electromechanical Systems Users Conference Electric Motor Design September 26 28, 2001

Electric Motor Design Tools


RMxprt - Parametrics - Optimization - Export .SML - EMpulse Project SIMPLORER - Power Electronics - State Machines - Block Diagrams

EMpulse - Fields/Circuits/Motion - Power Electronics - Core Loss - Post Processing Wizard

RMxprt

Parametrics
Single Phase Induction Motor

New Setup Panel

RMxprt

Parametrics

C_run: Nominal 6 uF: Sweep 1 to 12uF in 12 Steps Slot_depth: Nominal 8.2mm: Sweep 6 to 10 mm in 9 Steps

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RMxprt

Parametrics

RMxprt

Optimization
Three Phase Synchronous Generator Select Optimization

RMxprt

Optimization

Run RMxprt

RMxprt

Optimization

RMxprt

Optimization

Optimum Solution

Run RMxprt

RMxprt
Objective: sinusoidal air-gap flux density distribution

Optimization
Original

Optimized

RMxprt

SIMPLORER

DQ0 model written directly by RMxprt

Transient Parameters

EMpulse with Schematic


Brushless DC Motor Four Pole Three Phase Chopped Current Control Switching Sequence of Phase A vs. Mechanical Degrees

Schematic
Phase A winding

Current Controlled Switches

Switching circuit based on angular position

Position Dependent Sources

Current Controlled Switches

Run EMpulse

Core Loss
Steel: 2 2 2 3/2 Loss density = Kh f B max + Kc f B max + Ke (f Bmax) Loss will be a function of Lamination Thickness Power Ferrite: x y Loss density= Cm f Bmax May be expressed in Watts/m3 or Watts/Kg

Core Loss
Select Object to for which Core Loss is to be Calculated

Run EMpulse

Core Loss

EMpulse Post Processing Wizards

Post Processing Wizards

Record and Play Macro

Post Processing Wizards

Run EMpulse