Asymmetrical rotor design for a synchronous machine based on surrogate optimisation algorithm

Nan Yang, Wenping Cao, Zheng Tan, Xueguan Song, T. Littler, J. Morrow

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Abstract

This paper presents a surrogate-model based optimisation method for a novel asymmetrical rotor design for easy assembly and repair of rotor windings in industrial synchronous generators. The rotor geometry of a 27.5 kVA synchronous generator is optimised to achieve the maximum efficiency and best electricity quality while maintaining the feature of rotor pole asymmetry. A surrogate modelling technique is developed with the assistance of a search algorithm for machine optimisation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016), 2016
PublisherIET
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-1-78561-188-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2016
Event8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 19 Apr 201621 Apr 2016

Conference

Conference8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives
Abbreviated titlePEMD 2016
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityGlasgow
Period19/04/1621/04/16

Bibliographical note

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Keywords

  • asymmetrical rotor
  • geometry optimisation
  • rotor windings
  • surrogate model
  • synchronous generators

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