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DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF TWO SYNCHRONOUS RELUCTANCE MACHINE STRUCTURES WITH MAXIMIZED TORQUE AND POWER FACTOR

By S. Tahi, R. Ibtiouen, and M. Bounekhla

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Abstract:
The subject of this article is to optimize the design of synchronous reluctance machines with massive rotor and multi-flux barrier rotor. The optimization procedure, which aims to improve simultaneously the machines' torque and the power factor, uses the cyclic coordinate method coupled with the magnetostatic finite-element (FE) field solutions. The optimization results regarding these two types of machines, which provide the optimized rotor geometrical dimensions and the influence of the current angle, are discussed.

Citation:
S. Tahi, R. Ibtiouen, and M. Bounekhla, "Design Optimization of Two Synchronous Reluctance Machine Structures with Maximized Torque and Power Factor," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 35, 369-387, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERB11091101

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