End-leakage of aerospace homopolar alternators
An accurate knowledge of the magnetic field distribution is of great importance in finding the best designs for electrical machinery. It is the purpose of this paper to present a new numerical method for the determination of three-dimensional flux distribution in the end zone of a high-speed aerospace homopolar alternator, and for the calculation of end leakage reactance. The new analysis is applied to an experimental 95 kVA, 115/200 V, 3400 Hz, 40,800 r/min, three-phase, wye-connected, homopolar alternator.
aerospace homopolar alternators, end-winding leakage, electrical machinery, three dimensional flux distribution, numerical methods
Electrical and Computer Engineering | Electromagnetics and photonics
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Sarma, Mulukutla S., "End-winding leakage of aerospace homopolar alternators" (1970). Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Publications. Paper 6.
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