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High-speed electrical machines: technologies, trends and developments

Gerada, David; Mebarki, Abdelslam; Brown, Neil; Gerada, C.; Cavagnino, Andrea; Boglietti, Aldo


David Gerada

Abdelslam Mebarki

Neil Brown

C. Gerada

Andrea Cavagnino

Aldo Boglietti


This paper reviews the current technologies used in high speed electrical machines, through an extensive survey of different topologies developed and built in industry as well as in academia for several applications. Developments in materials and components including electrical steels and copper alloys are discussed, and their impact on the machines’ operating physical boundaries is investigated. The main application areas pulling the development of high speed machines are also reviewed in an effort to better understand the typical performance requirements.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jun 2, 2014
Journal IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
Print ISSN 0278-0046
Electronic ISSN 0278-0046
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 61
Issue 6
APA6 Citation Gerada, D., Mebarki, A., Brown, N., Gerada, C., Cavagnino, A., & Boglietti, A. (2014). High-speed electrical machines: technologies, trends and developments. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 61(6), doi:10.1109/TIE.2013.2286777
Keywords high speed electrical machines, high frequency electrical machines, high strength electrical steels, high frequency electrical steels, copper alloys, thermal modeling, mechanical modeling.
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