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Design and Analysis of an In-Wheel Motor with Hybrid Pole-Slot Combinations

Peng, MT and Flack, TJ (2016) Design and Analysis of an In-Wheel Motor with Hybrid Pole-Slot Combinations. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 52. ISSN 0018-9464

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© 1965-2012 IEEE. In-wheel motors provide propulsion power for a vehicle on a wide-speed-range basis. Day-to-day driving patterns indicate a particular need for high torque, such as when accelerating from a very low speed or when climbing a hill. Therefore, an in-wheel motor needs to provide not only sufficient power but also high torque, depending on different driving situations. However, high torque and high power frequently represent two separate goals in the motor design that may not be coherent. This paper proposes an innovative motor with a hybrid pole-slot combination that can provide the decoupling of torque and power characteristics at different speed ranges and, therefore, extend the motor's capability. A feasibility study of the motor was conducted using the finite-element analysis.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:32
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2018 02:36