Electromagnetic performance of switched flux PM machines with two separate stators

Chukwuemeka Chijioke Awah, Z. Q. Zhu, Zhongze Wu, Di Wu, Xiao Ge

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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to propose a novel type of switched flux PM machines with two separate stators. Design/methodology/approach - 2D-FEA is employed to analyze the electromagnetic performance of the proposed machines. Moreover, the results are validated by experiments. Findings - The proposed machine has higher torque density, less unbalanced magnetic force on the modulating steel piece and uses less PM volume. Originality/value - The proposed machine is a low-cost novel topology with different rotor pole combinations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)376-395
Number of pages20
JournalCOMPEL - The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2016


  • Electric machines
  • Flux switching
  • Magnetically geared machine
  • Permanent magnet (PM)
  • Stator/rotor-pole combination
  • Switched flux

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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