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Analysis of Electric Motors using Flux

Analysis of electric motors using Flux.

Flux is a finite element analysis tool for low frequency magnetic and electric fields. Flux also solves thermal flux patterns (non CFD). Rigid body motion is included in Flux (rotating, translating or pivoting motions). External circuit connections make Flux the tool for electromechanical design including the power supply.

Through this course, the participants will discover how to use Flux to perform different type of analysis on a selected interior permanent magnet motor.

 

Course Format

  • Online, Instructor led
  • 5 days — each session being 2 hours from 1 – 3 PM (EST) or 10-12 am (EST)
  • Presentation and hands-on exercises

 

Prerequisites:

This course will not cover the basics of using Flux and It is encouraged that the participant already has an experience on how to use Flux and a background about electric motors in general.

 

Contents:

  • Electric motor losses (including PWM effect) and power balance analysis.
  • Electromagnetic force computation and export.
  • Eccentricity analysis.
  • Demagnetization effect on the permanent magnet.
  • Winding inductance computation.
  • Winding AC losses.
  • Thermal analysis in Flux.
  • Extend to Skew model.
  • Extend the analysis to Flux 3D.
  • Efficiency map computation.

Cost: FREE
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