By Topic

Eddy Current Losses in the Rotor Teeth of Aerospace Homopolar Alternators

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
E. A. Erdelyi ; Univ. of Colorado Boulder, Colorado ; R. F. Jackson ; S. V. Ahamed ; M. J. Shah

The eddy current losses in rotor tooth-heads of homopolar alternators are generally high and a limiting factor of design. A method is established to calculate eddy current losses in rotor designs with titanium wedges in the intertooth space. A computer program solves numerically the boundary value problem that yields the electric field intensity in the conducting materials. Inverter loads on an experimental 95 KVA, 3,400 cps, three-phase homopolar alternator are calculated to be approximately five percent.

Published in:

IEEE Transactions on Aerospace  (Volume:AS-3 ,  Issue: 2 )