3D FEM analysis of a novel magnetic levitation system

Ugur Hasirci, Abdulkadir Balikci, Zivan Zabar, Leo Birenbaum

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Abstract

This paper deals with the 3D FEM analysis of a novel magnetic levitation (maglev) train driven by an air-cored tubular linear induction motor. This new maglev system originates from Electromagnetic Launcher (EML) technology, especially the Linear Induction Launcher (LIL) type. Some 2D magnetic analyses based on current sheet model or transmission line approach for the LIL type launchers are available in the literature but this paper provides an alternative way to analyze LIL type of EMLs by using 3D Finite Element Method (FEM). The analysis examines into the variation of propulsion, levitation, and guidance forces induced in the moving part. It is expected that the possible results of this magnetic analysis will lead some new and important design considerations for the novel maglev system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEML 2014 - 2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781479927333
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 10 2014
Event2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology, EML 2014 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Jul 7 2014Jul 11 2014

Other

Other2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology, EML 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period7/7/147/11/14

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Magnetic levitation
Computer systems
Finite element method
Electromagnetic launchers
Linear motors
Induction motors
Propulsion
Electric lines
Air

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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Hasirci, U., Balikci, A., Zabar, Z., & Birenbaum, L. (2014). 3D FEM analysis of a novel magnetic levitation system. In EML 2014 - 2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology [6920677] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/EML.2014.6920677

3D FEM analysis of a novel magnetic levitation system. / Hasirci, Ugur; Balikci, Abdulkadir; Zabar, Zivan; Birenbaum, Leo.

EML 2014 - 2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014. 6920677.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hasirci, U, Balikci, A, Zabar, Z & Birenbaum, L 2014, 3D FEM analysis of a novel magnetic levitation system. in EML 2014 - 2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology., 6920677, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology, EML 2014, San Diego, United States, 7/7/14. https://doi.org/10.1109/EML.2014.6920677
Hasirci U, Balikci A, Zabar Z, Birenbaum L. 3D FEM analysis of a novel magnetic levitation system. In EML 2014 - 2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2014. 6920677 https://doi.org/10.1109/EML.2014.6920677
Hasirci, Ugur ; Balikci, Abdulkadir ; Zabar, Zivan ; Birenbaum, Leo. / 3D FEM analysis of a novel magnetic levitation system. EML 2014 - 2014 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014.
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