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# IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

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Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):C1 - 2037
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics publication information

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C2
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• ### Guest Editorial

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2038 - 2040
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• ### Experimental Tests of Dual Three-Phase Induction Motor Under Faulty Operating Condition

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2041 - 2048
Cited by:  Papers (51)
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This paper describes a set of experimental tests on a dual three-phase induction machine for fault-tolerant applications. Both three-phase and six-phase machine operations are considered. Different winding configurations are investigated and compared in case of both open-circuit and short-circuit faults. Experimental tests for each configuration are reported at no-load and under load operating con... View full abstract»

• ### Fault-Tolerant Design Considerations and Control Strategies for Aerospace Drives

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2049 - 2058
Cited by:  Papers (61)
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This paper considers existing more electric technologies in commercial aircraft and observes modern reliability data and redundancy techniques to highlight the reasons restricting the application of new components featuring electric drives and electromechanical actuation. Two techniques for maintaining a constant torque when faulted are applied to two very different fault-tolerant drives. Taking i... View full abstract»

• ### Current-Controlled Multiphase Slice Permanent Magnetic Bearingless Motors With Open-Circuited Phases: Fault-Tolerant Controllability and Its Verification

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2059 - 2072
Cited by:  Papers (19)
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The fault-tolerant control of bearingless motors is vital for their safe and robust operation. In this paper, the operation of current-controlled multiphase slice permanent-magnet bearingless motors (PMBMs) with different open-circuited faulty phases is analyzed, and their fault-tolerant controllability in the general case is investigated. As an example, the feasibility of fault-tolerant control w... View full abstract»

• ### High Reliability Permanent Magnet Brushless Motor Drive for Aircraft Application

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2073 - 2081
Cited by:  Papers (68)
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Reliability is a fundamental requirement in aircraft safety-critical equipments. Its pursuing involves the adoption of protective design concepts such as fault-tolerant or redundant approaches, aiming to minimize mission failure probabilities. Multi-phase motor drives are gaining a growing interest to this extent, because they permit a boost in torque and power density, allowing the design of very... View full abstract»

• ### Study of Rotor Faults in Induction Motors Using External Magnetic Field Analysis

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2082 - 2093
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This paper presents a new signature for detection of rotor faults in induction motors, such as eccentricity and broken rotor bars, that uses the external magnetic field analysis. The proposed method is based on the variations of axial flux density in the presence of these faults. The low frequency part of the magnetic field spectrum is particularly analyzed. The analysis is realized through a mach... View full abstract»

• ### Design and Testing of a Linear Generator for Wave-Energy Applications

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2094 - 2103
Cited by:  Papers (39)  |  Patents (1)
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A linear-generator topology is proposed for wave-energy applications. The main significance of the generator topology is that the relative position of the magnets, copper, and steels has been chosen so that there are no magnetic attraction forces between a stator and a permanent-magnet (PM) translator. The lack of magnetic forces and the modular nature of the generator topology make the manufactur... View full abstract»

• ### Design Aspects of a Novel Topology Air-Cored Permanent Magnet Linear Generator for Direct Drive Wave Energy Converters

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2104 - 2115
Cited by:  Papers (27)  |  Patents (1)
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Direct drive wave energy converters are attractive due to the elimination of intermediate mechanical power conversion stages. Longitudinal flux (LF) linear generators with iron-cored stators have so far been dominant in experimental direct drive WECs, but suffer from high bearing loads and unwanted end effects. A novel linear air-cored topology is presented in this paper which eliminates most of t... View full abstract»

• ### Sizing Optimization Methodology of a Surface Permanent Magnet Machine-Converter System Over a Torque-Speed Operating Profile: Application to a Wave Energy Converter

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2116 - 2125
Cited by:  Papers (26)
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This paper sets forth a sizing optimization methodology of a surface permanent magnet machine-converter system over a torque-speed operating profile. The two optimization objectives are to minimize the cost of the machine-converter system and to minimize (or maximize) electrical energy consumption (or generation). The optimization parameters serve to describe both the machine geometry and the elec... View full abstract»

• ### Adaptive Direct-Tuning Control for Variable-Speed Diesel-Electric Generating Units

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2126 - 2134
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This paper deals with an adaptive control method to be used in the dc-link voltage controller of diesel-electric power supply units being arranged with both permanent-magnet generator and three-phase boost rectifier. The proposed control method is based on the suitable manipulation of the overall system transfer function to achieve an adaptive “closed-form” expression for the paramet... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis and Test of Diode Rectifier Solutions in Grid-Connected Wind Energy Conversion Systems Employing Modular Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Generators

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2135 - 2146
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This paper deals with the ac-dc interface conversion in grid-connected wind energy conversion systems based on modular permanent-magnet synchronous generators. In particular, some solutions based on diode rectifiers are extensively analyzed as for the waveforms, the efficiency, and the torque ripple, by considering several connections, which are allowed by the inherent modularity of the considered... View full abstract»

• ### Torque and Voltage Quality in Design Optimization of Low-Cost Non-Overlap Single Layer Winding Permanent Magnet Wind Generator

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2147 - 2156
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The main focus of this paper is cost-effective techniques to reduce the cogging torque in permanent magnet (PM) wind generators. However, there are also certain limits with which other machine design aspects need to comply. These aspects include ease of manufacturing, mass, load torque ripple, and voltage quality. In this paper, a low-cost single layer PM wind generator with an irregular, parallel... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis Method of the Dynamic Force and Torque Distribution in the Magnet Array of a Commutated Magnetically Levitated Planar Actuator

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2157 - 2166
Cited by:  Papers (27)
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This paper concerns the analysis of the dynamic forces and torques acting on the magnets in a Halbach permanent magnet array of a magnetically levitated moving-magnet planar actuator. A new analysis tool is presented which predicts the dynamic force and torque distribution on the magnet array. This design tool uses lookup table data, which are generated by numerically solving the Lorentz force and... View full abstract»

• ### Cryogenic Characterization of Copper-Wound Linear Tubular Actuators

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2167 - 2177
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Electrical machine power density can be increased by liquid nitrogen (LN) cooling, since these machines operate at low resistivity and have a high heat transfer coefficient. This paper describes the experiments carried out on a short stroke tubular linear permanent magnet machine with copper windings and LN cooling. A cryogenic test rig for linear actuators was designed and built, and tests were c... View full abstract»

• ### Multiphase Active Way Linear Motor: Proof-of-Concept Prototype

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2178 - 2188
Cited by:  Papers (16)
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In this paper, an active way linear synchronous motor with multiphase independent supply is presented. A proof-of-concept prototype of the proposed linear motor has been built, including power electronics and control. The control is based on a multi digital signal processor (multi DSP) master-slave structure. The controller design and the power and control boards have been described. The analytica... View full abstract»

• ### Cogging Torque Analysis of Magnetic Gear

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2189 - 2197
Cited by:  Papers (31)
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This paper describes the harmonic spectra of the cogging torque of a magnetic gear. The operating principle of this gear is described, and the transmission torque under operation in accordance with the gear ratio is mathematically formulated. In particular, the harmonic order of the cogging torque is described in detail. Moreover, the orders of the cogging torque of both rotors are verified by emp... View full abstract»

• ### Development and Analysis of Tubular Transverse Flux Machine With Permanent-Magnet Excitation

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2198 - 2207
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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The magnetic field computation and performance characteristics analysis for a tubular transverse flux machine (TFM) with permanent-magnet excitation have been discussed. The following issues have been emphasized: construction of the tubular TFM, magnetic flux distribution, winding back electromotive force, winding inductance, and thrust force. The topology of such a machine requires a 3-D finite-e... View full abstract»

• ### Development, Analysis, and Experimental Realization of a Direct-Drive Helical Motor

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2208 - 2216
Cited by:  Papers (28)
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Safety issue is a great concern for rehabilitation robots that are expected to contribute to future aging society. Appropriate compliance is required for their joints. However, combination of servomotors and high-ratio gears, such as harmonic gears, makes the joint of robots nonbackdrivable. The nonbackdrivability causes lack of adaptability and safety. On the other hand, conventional direct-drive... View full abstract»

• ### Performance of a Folded-Strip Toroidally Wound Induction Machine

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2217 - 2226
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This paper presents the measured experimental results from a four-pole toroidally wound induction machine, where the stator is constructed as a prewound foldable strip. It shows that if the machine is axially restricted in length, the toroidally wound induction machine can have substantially shorter stator end windings than conventionally wound induction machines, and hence, it shows that a toroid... View full abstract»

• ### Driving Method of Permanent-Magnet Linear Synchronous Motor With the Stationary Discontinuous Armature for Long-Distance Transportation System

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2227 - 2235
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In recent years, long-distance transportation systems have been increasingly used in the factory. The high cost of the linear synchronous motor (LSM) at the initial stage, however, is a problem. This paper proposes that a discontinuous stator permanent-magnet LSM can decrease this initial cost. The motor composed of a stator block (accelerator, reaccelerator, and decelerator) and a free-running se... View full abstract»

• ### 50-$hbox{N}cdothbox{m}$/2500-W Bearingless Motor for High-Purity Pharmaceutical Mixing

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2236 - 2247
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In this paper, a novel bearingless motor (50 N·m /2.5 kW) for high-purity mixing applications is presented. The motor consists of a stator with concentrated windings and an exterior rotor with permanent magnets. The rotor is propelled and spatially suspended only by means of magnetic fields. This paper deals with the functionality and the mechanical setup of the new motor. Thereby, the opti... View full abstract»

• ### Validation of a Comprehensive Analytic Noise Computation Method for Induction Machines

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2248 - 2257
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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The validation of an analytical approach to determine the noise behavior of induction machines is presented. Analytical electromagnetic, structural, and acoustical computations are performed. Data obtained by numerical computations as well as by vibration and noise measurements are compared with the analytical results. View full abstract»

• ### Vibrational Forces in Salient Pole Synchronous Machines Considering Tooth Ripple Effects

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):2258 - 2266
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In rotating electrical machines, the air-gap magnetic field causes radial forces on the stator core physically based on the Maxwell stress. These radial force waves do not contribute to the torque generation of the machine but may lead to dangerous vibrations. This problem must be especially researched when designing salient pole synchronous machines with a high number of poles and fractional slot... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics encompasses the applications of electronics, controls and communications, instrumentation and computational intelligence for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing systems and processes.

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Leopoldo Garcia Franquelo
Escuela Superior de Ingenieros