Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 28, Number 3, December 2004
|Page(s)||347 - 353|
|Section||Physics of Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage|
|Published online||25 August 2004|
Experimental device to test an iron losses model by a thermal method
CEGELY, Université Claude Bernard Lyon, 43 boulevard du 11
novembre 1918, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
2 UTBM-L2ES, rue Thierry MIEG, Bât. F, 90010 Belfort, France
Corresponding author: email@example.com
Revised: 6 April 2004
Accepted: 25 May 2004
Published online: 25 August 2004
The experimental determination of the iron losses created in a localized zone of an electric machine is a difficult operation. We try to verify and to valid by local thermal measurements the sum of local iron losses. To realize our verification, we determine the optimal measurement conditions by calculation and simulation before the realization of a prototype specially designed for this operation. This structure represents a part of an electric machine, with emphasis on inhomogeneous flux distribution areas. This device permits to obtain an experimental temperature mapping which is compared to the calculated temperature distribution obtained by finite elements modelling.
PACS: 41.20.Gz – Magnetostatics; magnetic shielding, magnetic induction, boundary-value problems / 44.10.+i – Heat conduction
© EDP Sciences, 2004
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