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Electric Machines by Homayoun Meshgin-Kelk, Seungdeog Choi, Subhasis Nandi, Hamid A. Toliyat

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Modeling of Electric Machines Using Winding and Modified Winding Function Approaches

Nandi Subhasis Ph.D.

University of Victoria

3.1 Introduction

A rotating electric machine typically consists of a hollow cylindrical static structure (called stator in alternating current machines and field in direct current machines) and a rotating cylinder (called rotor in alternating current machines and armature in direct current machines) mounted on bearings and placed inside the hollow of the static structure. Both the static and the rotating members are made of laminated steel and they carry current carrying copper or aluminum conductors for the production of torque or voltage and conversion of electric energy to mechanical energy and vice versa. ...

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