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Eddy current shielding by paramagnetic shields in linear synchronous motors

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3 Author(s)
Jeans, C.G. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa ; Cruise, R.J. ; Landy, C.F.

A small-scale prototype of a linear synchronous motor has been designed, built and tested. The study details the investigation of the shielding properties of a paramagnetic material that encases the secondaries of linear synchronous motors. Analysis has shown that a shield made of a paramagnetic material, such as aluminium or copper, reduces eddy currents in the secondary of the linear synchronous motor. These results have been obtained through finite element work and physical testing

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Africon, 1999 IEEE  (Volume:2 )

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