Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 31020
FEA- Aided Design, Optimization and Development of an Axial Flux Motor for Implantable Ventricular Assist Device
Abstract:This paper presents the optimal design and development of an axial flux motor for blood pump application. With the design objective of maximizing the motor efficiency and torque, different topologies of AFPM machine has been examined. Selection of optimal magnet fraction, Halbach arrangement of rotor magnets and the use of Soft Magnetic Composite (SMC) material for the stator core results in a novel motor with improved efficiency and torque profile. The results of the 3D Finite element analysis for the novel motor have been shown.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1055533Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1855
 L. Lockyer and M. Bury,"The construction of a modern epidemic: the implications for women of the gendering of coronary heart disease." Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. 39, no. 5, 2002.
 Po-Lin Hsu and Richard McMahon."Design Method of an Innovative Motor for an Intra-Aortic Ventricular Assist Device," IEEE Transactions, 2010, pp. 1023-1028.
 M. Horz, H.-G. Herzog, and N. Mendler."System design and comparison of calculated and measured performance of a bearing less BLDCdrive with axial flux path for an implantable blood pump",SPEEDAM ,2006,pp.6-9.
 L. Zhao, C. F. Foo, and K. J. Tseng,"A new structure transcutaneous transformer for artificial heart," IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 35, pp.3350- 3352, Sept. 1999.
 Joao Pedro A. Bastos and Nelson Sadowski. Electromagnetic Modeling by Finite Element Methods. Eastern Hemisphere Distribution, Marcel Dekker,Inc., 2003.
 Opera -2D and 3D User Guide, Cobham Technical Services, Vector Fields Software, Version 13.0, July 2009.
 Jacek F. Gieras, Rong- Jie Wang and Maarten J. Kamper. Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Brushless Machines. Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005.
 J. R. Hendershot Jr., T.J.E. Miller. Design of Brushless Permanent magnet motors. Magna Physics publishing and Clarendon press- Oxford 1994.
 Rahman, M.A.; Slemon, G.R. "Promising Application of Neodymium Boro Iron Magnets in Electrical Machines,". IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, vol. 21, No 5, September 1985. pp. 1712-1716
 Yon-Do Chun, Dae-Hyun Koo, Yun-Hyun Cho and Won-Young Cho. "Cogging Torque Reduction in a Novel Axial Flux PM Motor", International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion (SPEEDAM), 2006,pp. 16-19.
 Federico Caricchi, Fabio Giulii Capponi, Fabio Crescimbini and Luca Solero. "Experimental Study on Reducing Cogging Torque and No-Load Power Loss in Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Machines With Slotted Winding,". IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 40, No. 4, July/August 2004.pp. 1066-1075.
 Jacek F. Gieras, Mitchell Wing. Permanent Magnet Motor Technology. Eastern Hemisphere Distribution, Marcel Dekker,Inc., 2002.
 Metin Aydin, Surong Huang, and Thomas A. Lipo. "Torque Quality and Comparison of Internal and External Rotor Axial Flux Surface-Magnet Disc Machines", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 53, No. 3, June 2006, pp. 822-829.
 P. Karutz, T. Nussbaumer, W. Gruber and J.W. Kolar. "Saturation Effects in High Acceleration Bearingless Motors". IEEE Transactions, 2008, pp. 472-477.
 P. Jansson, "SMC Materials - Including Present and Future Applications", PM2TEC Conference 2000, pp87-97
 A.G. Jack, B.C. Mecrow, G. Nord, P.G. Dickinson. "Axial Flux Motors Using Compacted Insulated Iron Powder and Laminations -Design and Test Results", IEEE Transactions, 2005, pp.378-385.
 Goga Cvetkovski, Lidija Petkovska, Milan Cundev, and Sinclair Gair. "Improved Design of a Novel PM Disk Motor by Using Soft Magnetic Composite Material,". IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 38, No. 5, September, 2002, pp.3165-3167.