Iron loss and eddy-current loss analysis in a low-power BLDC motor with magnet segmentation

Journal title

Archives of Electrical Engineering




vol. 61


No 1 March



BLDC motor ; iron loss ; eddy current losses ; permanent magnet segmentation ; cogging torque reduction ; magnet layers

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne




Polish Academy of Sciences




Artykuły / Articles


DOI: 10.2478/v10171-012-0003-5 ; ISSN: 1427-4221 ; eISSN: 2300-2506


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