Amaratunga, GAJ and Acarnley, PP and McLaren, PG (1985) OPTIMUM MAGNETIC CIRCUIT CONFIGURATIONS FOR PERMANENT MAGNET AEROSPACE GENERATORS. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-21. pp. 230-255. ISSN 0018-9251Full text not available from this repository.
In the design of high-speed low-power electrical generators for unmanned aircraft and spacecraft, maximization of specific output (power/weight) is of prime importance. Several magnetic circuit configurations (radial-field, axial-field, flux-squeezing, homopolar) have been proposed, and in this paper the relative merits of these configurations are subjected to a quantitative investigation over the speed range 10,000-100,000 rev/min and power range 250 w-10 kw. The advantages of incorporating new high energy-density magnetic materials are described. From the results it can be concluded that the flux-squeezing and conventional radial-field magnetic circuit configurations yield designs with minimum volume over the power and speed ranges considered.
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