MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 152, 20189th Eureca 2017 International Engineering Research Conference
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Published online||26 February 2018|
Design Analysis of Taper Width Variations in Magnetless Linear Machine for Traction Applications
School of Engineering, Taylor’s University, Selangor, Malaysia
2 Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia, Melaka Malaysia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Linear motors are being used in a different application with a huge popularity in the use of transport industry. With the invention of maglev trains and other high-speed trains, linear motors are being used for the translation and braking applications for these systems. However, a huge drawback of the linear motor design is the cogging force, low thrust values, and voltage ripples. This paper aims to study the force analysis with change in taper/teeth width of the motor stator and mover to understand the best teeth ratio to obtain a high flux density and a high thrust. The analysis is conducted through JMAG software and it is found that the optimum teeth ratio for both the stator and mover gives an increase of 94.4% increases compared to the 0.5mm stator and mover width.
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