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  • A Novel Type of Hybrid Reluctance Motor Drive 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Torrent Burgués, Marcel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-08-01)
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    In this paper, a novel type of hybrid reluctance motor (HRM) drive is presented. This new motor is characterized by a stator formed by a combination of independent magnetic structures, each one composed of an electromagnet, ...
  • Modelling and simulation of a linear switched reluctance force actuator 

    Garcia Amoros, Jordi; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Andrada Gascón, Pedro (2013-05)
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    This study deals with modelling and simulation of a linear switched reluctance force actuator with an original, simple and low-cost linear encoder. A fast and accurate way of determining linear switched reluctance ...
  • Novel type of hybrid reluctance motor drive 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Torrent Burgués, Marcel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-08-21)
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    In this paper a novel type of hybrid reluctance motor drive is presented. This new motor is characterized by a stator formed by a combination of independent magnetic structures, each one composed of an electromagnet, the ...
  • Fractional-slot permanent magnet synchronous generator for low voltage applications 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Torrent Burgués, Marcel; Sánchez López, José Antonio; Perat Benavides, Josep Ignasi (2013-07-01)
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    This paper considers the implementation and application of a small direct drive fractional-slot permanent magnet synchronous generator for low voltages applications in distributed generation. Finite element analysis of ...
  • Electric drives for light e-scooters 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Torrent Burgués, Marcel; Perat Benavides, Josep Ignasi; Sánchez López, José Antonio (2013-03-28)
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    In the next years is expected an important rise in sales of electrical scooters in the entire world but especially in China. In order to address this challenge the electric scooter industry has to be more competitive in ...
  • Minimization of torque ripple in switched reluctance motor drives using direct instantaneous torque 

    Castro Soriano, Javier; Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino (2012-04-25)
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    Torque ripple is an inherent characteristic of switched reluctance motor drives due to its double salient geometry and it is a serious drawback in applications that require smooth torque and high dynamic performances. ...
  • Environmental and life cycle cost analysis of one switched reluctance motor drive and two inverter-fed induction motor drives 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Perat Benavides, Josep Ignasi; Sánchez López, José Antonio; Torrent Burgués, Marcel (2012-08)
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    Herein is described an environmental and life cycle cost (LCC) analysis of one switched reluctance motor (SRM) drive and two inverter-fed induction motor (IM) drives. The two types of drives are compared based on critical ...
  • Assessing the environmental impact of induction motors using manufacturer's data and life cycle analysis 

    Torrent Burgués, Marcel; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Andrada Gascón, Pedro (2012-09)
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    Herein is reported development and testing of a life cycle analysis (LCA) procedure for assessing the environmental impact of induction motors. The operating conditions of a given industrial application are defined by the ...
  • Comparative efficiency of switched reluctance and induction motor drives for slowly varying loads 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Perat Benavides, Josep Ignasi; Torrent Burgués, Marcel; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Sánchez López, José Antonio (2006-04)
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    A current-controlled switched reluctance motor drive for a variable speed applications with efficiency optimization is presented. Firing angles are computed online, the turn-on is calculated by means of the rule of Bose, ...
  • Switched reluctance drives for electric vehicle applications 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Torrent Burgués, Marcel; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Perat Benavides, Josep Ignasi (2003-04)
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    Electric vehicles are the only alternative for a clean, efficient and environmentally friendly urban transport system. With the increasing interest in electric drives for electric vehicle propulsion. This paper first tries ...

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