Conference Paper

Linear generator: design and simulation

Dept. of Electr. Eng., Malaya Univ., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
DOI: 10.1109/PECON.2003.1437463 Conference: Power Engineering Conference, 2003. PECon 2003. Proceedings. National
Source: IEEE Xplore

ABSTRACT A six-slot tubular permanent magnet linear generator is designed, simulated, fabricated and tested. The finite element method is used in calculation and simulation to get the accurate results. Optimization of the translator length is carried out to achieve the minimum cogging force. Tests are conducted to confirm the simulation results. Better performance is achieved in the proposed improved generator prototype.

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