Optimization Design of a V-shaped Flux Switching Permanent Magnet Traction motor for Railway Applications

Authors

  • Pattasad Seangwong Khon Kaen University, Thailand
  • Pirat Khunkitti Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Keywords:

permanent magnet motor, railway traction applications, flux-switching, sensitivity analysis, genetic algorithm optimization

Abstract

This paper presents the optimization design of a V-shaped flux-switching permanent magnet motor (V-FSPM) for railway traction applications. The analysis of this V-FSPM involved employing 2-D FEM. Given the complexity of this motor's structure, to achieve accurate and efficient optimization, the comprehensive genetic design optimization method is utilized in this study. This method takes into consideration various sensitivity indices, incorporating design variable sensitivity analysis and genetic algorithm (GA) optimization. The results demonstrate a significant enhancement in the output torque with reduced torque ripple of the proposed V-FSPM motor. These enhancements collectively contribute to the advancement of a more dependable and efficient railway system.  

Author Biographies

Pattasad Seangwong, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand

Pirat Khunkitti, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand

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2024-02-19

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Seangwong, P., & Khunkitti, P. . (2024). Optimization Design of a V-shaped Flux Switching Permanent Magnet Traction motor for Railway Applications . Engineering Access, 10(1), 21–27. Retrieved from https://ph02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/mijet/article/view/251150

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