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A flux-switching permanent-magnet (PM) (FSPM) machine is a new class of stator-PM brushless machines, which offers the advantages of high reliability, high power density, and high efficiency. In this paper, by employing redundant winding in the existing FSPM machine topology, a new redundant FSPM (R-FSPM) machine is proposed for a fault-tolerant operation of critical applications. The redundant winding configuration is analyzed, and the corresponding suitable control strategy for the postfault operation is proposed. The electromagnetic performance of the R-FSPM motor drive under normal and fault conditions is analyzed by using a cosimulation method coupling magnetic and electrical circuit solvers. Finally, a 12-stator-tooth/10-rotor-pole R-FSPM machine is prototyped for verification. Both simulation and experimental results are presented, verifying the fault-tolerant characteristic of the proposed motor drive.