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In this paper, we proposed new harmonic iron loss calculation methods for electrical machines. The new methods based on the concept of variable loss coefficients due to their flux density and frequency estimate harmonic iron loss in the time domain and the frequency domain. In order to verify the performance of the proposed method, we calculated the iron loss with conventional methods. Then, the estimated iron losses were compared with the experimental data. It was clarified that the proposed methods are more effective than the conventional methods at high-speed operation. Based on these newly proposed methods, we analyzed the iron loss of the machine for electric vehicle (EV) according to its driving condition. From the analysis results, it was shown that the harmonic iron losses of stator are larger than before at field-weakening region. In addition, it was revealed that rotor iron loss mainly induced by stator slot ripples does not show strong dependence on the current angle and only varied primarily according to the speed.