Enhancing efficiency of magnetic energy by implementing square-shaped materials adjacent to induction machine windings

Muhammad Afnan Habibi, Soraya Norma Mustika, Aripriharta Aripriharta, Adi Izhar Che Ani


This study provides a worthwhile method for increasing the magnetic field energy and induction machine (IM) effectiveness. The coupling between the transmitter and receiver windings in the IM system can be improved by creating materials with specific electromagnetic properties. This added material has altered the magnetic flow as well as the energy of the magnetic field. Eventually, it is possible to calculate the efficiency of the magnetic field, or the ratio of primary to secondary magnetic energy. With the use of two-dimensional finite element analysis, numerical results on five cases with various configurations of a magnetic substance have been produced. This material, which varies in length or breadth, is positioned close to the windings of the transmitter, receiver, or both. Case 3, in which the transmitter generates a magnetic field on the receiver side with a minimum energy of 0.05 J and a maximum energy of 0.015 J, is the ideal material configuration for DC current. Currently, the system efficiency is 0.29 on average. A 1 kHz transmitter's energy is constant under all conditions, but its counterpart's energy fluctuates significantly, with case 5 receiving the most energy. Therefore, case 5 turns into the optimal structural arrangement. It can be inferred that case 5 similarly dominates the other with an efficiency of 0.0026, which is much greater than that of 1 kHz efficiency, while the windings are operating at 1 MHz. This leads to stronger magnetic field coupling and increased power transfer effectiveness.


energy efficiency; inductive coupling; magnetic flux density; non-linear magnetic field; solenoid winding

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