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Design of a 43kW switched reluctance machine for a high performance hybrid electric vehicle (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Talha, A., Vakil, G., Cox, T., & Gerada, C. (2018). Design of a 43kW switched reluctance machine for a high performance hybrid electric vehicle. In NA

A switched reluctance machine (SRM) is very robust and capable to perform well under harsh conditions. It is simple in construction and avoids the use of magnets so it is cheap to manufacture. The powertrain of a hybrid vehicle presents challenging c... Read More

Mass production costing of induction machines for automotive applications (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Hundak, V., Cox, T., Vakil, G., & Gerada, C. (2018). Mass production costing of induction machines for automotive applications. In 2018 IEEE Transportation and Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 500-505. doi:10.1109/ITEC.2018.8450116

Cost is one of the key parameters of electric machines designed for automotive applications. In order to keep manufacturing cost low, it is desirable to estimate the manufacturing cost of the machine in the early stages of the design process. For thi... Read More

Individual and organizational psychosocial predictors of hospital doctors’ work-related wellbeing: a multilevel and moderation perspective (2018)
Journal Article
and moderation perspective. Health Care Management Review, ISSN 0361-6274

Background: The high prevalence of burnout and depression among doctors highlights the need to understand the psychosocial antecedents to their work-related wellbeing. However, much of the existing research has been a-theoretical, operationalized a n... Read More

A novel 24-slots14-poles fractional-slot concentrated winding topology with low space harmonics for electrical machines (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Zhu, S., Cox, T., Xu, Z., & Gerada, C. (2018). A novel 24-slots14-poles fractional-slot concentrated winding topology with low space harmonics for electrical machines. In NA

This paper proposes a novel winding layout for the machines with fractional-slot concentrated windings (FSCW) using a stator shifting concept and non-overlapping windings, with which all the non-working harmonics will be completely cancelled or signi... Read More

Performance improvement of simplified synchronous generators using an active power filter (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Abu-Jalala, A., Cox, T., Gerada, C., & Rashed, M. (2017). Performance improvement of simplified synchronous generators using an active power filter

Active power filters (APF) are used to improve power quality and are commonly connected in parallel with the load at the point of common coupling (PCC). They are used to compensate for harmonics from nonlinear loads, for reactive power compensation a... Read More

Comparative study and optimal design of alternative PM configuration transverse flux linear machine (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Zhu, S., Cox, T., Gerada, C., & Xu, Z. (in press). Comparative study and optimal design of alternative PM configuration transverse flux linear machine

This paper presents the comparative study and optimal design of a transverse flux linear machine with different PM configurations, viz. surface-mounted and consequent-pole, in which the consequent-pole version is firstly proposed. Firstly, the effect... Read More

Comparative study of novel tubular flux-reversal transverse flux permanent magnet linear machine (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Zhu, S., Cox, T., & Gerada, C. (2017). Comparative study of novel tubular flux-reversal transverse flux permanent magnet linear machine

This paper presents a novel tubular flux-reversal transverse flux permanent magnet linear machine (FR-TFPMLM), in which both magnet and armature winding are located at the short primary side whereas the secondary side is composed of only magnetic ste... Read More

A new method for determining the magnetic properties of solid materials employed in unconventional magnetic circuits (2017)
Journal Article
Mohammed, A., Cox, T., Galea, M., & Gerada, C. (in press). A new method for determining the magnetic properties of solid materials employed in unconventional magnetic circuits. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, doi:10.1109/TIE.2016.2587859. ISSN 0278-0046

The mechanical and thermal properties of common, solid (non-laminated) ferromagnetic materials are widely available, but the electro-magnetic characteristics of such solid materials are often undefined. Existing characterization procedures such as th... Read More

Enhancing electromagnetic launch capability: design of a small launch system for large UAVs (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Cox, T., Yang, T., & Gerada, C. (2017). Enhancing electromagnetic launch capability: design of a small launch system for large UAVs

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) play a critical and increasing role in modern combat, giving significantly enhanced surveillance, communication and strike capabilities. There are currently a large range of UAV’s available, but in general the more cap... Read More

Thermal design of linear induction and synchronous motor for electromagnetic launch of civil aircraft (2017)
Journal Article
Bertola, L., Cox, T., Wheeler, P., Garvey, S. D., & Morvan, H. (2017). Thermal design of linear induction and synchronous motor for electromagnetic launch of civil aircraft. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 45(7), doi:10.1109/TPS.2017.2697941. ISSN 0093-3813

The engine size of modern passenger transport aircraft is principally determined by take-off conditions, since initial acceleration requires maximum engine power. An elec¬tromagnetic launch (EML) system could provide some or all of the energy require... Read More

Factors related to medical students’ and doctors’ attitudes towards older patients: a systematic review (2017)
Journal Article
Samra, R., Cox, T., Gordon, A. L., Conroy, S., Lucassen, M., & Griffiths, A. (2017). Factors related to medical students’ and doctors’ attitudes towards older patients: a systematic review. Age and Ageing, 46(6), doi:10.1093/ageing/afx058. ISSN 0002-0729

Background: Studies have sought to identify the possible determinants of medical students’ and doctors’ attitudes towards older patients by examining relationships with a variety of demographic, educational/training, and job factors. This review coll... Read More

Vehicular suspension and propulsion using double sided linear induction machines (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Cox, T., & Eastham, F. (2017). Vehicular suspension and propulsion using double sided linear induction machines. In 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)doi:10.1109/ECCE.2016.7855554

This paper presents a new method of combined electromagnetic levitation and propulsion using a double sided pair of linear induction machines and a simple conductive sheet secondary. If the supply phase angle of one primary is modified with respect t... Read More

Reducing weight and fuel consumption of civil aircraft by electromagnetic launch (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Bertola, L., Cox, T., Wheeler, P., Polenta, V., Garvey, S. D., & Morvan, H. (2017). Reducing weight and fuel consumption of civil aircraft by electromagnetic launch

Electromagnetic launch systems have been proposed for military applications to accelerate jet planes on aircraft carriers. This paper proposes the implementation of similar technology to aid civil aircraft take-off, which can provide significant econ... Read More

History and recent advancements of electric propulsion and integrated electrical power systems for commercial & naval vessels (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Yang, T., Cox, T., Degano, M., Bozhko, S., & Gerada, C. (2016). History and recent advancements of electric propulsion and integrated electrical power systems for commercial & naval vessels

Due to developments in power electronics, electric machines, energy storage and control, electric propulsion and integrated electrical power systems have become major trends for commercial and naval vessels. This is mainly due to the fact that the us... Read More

Design study and scaled experiment of induction and synchronous motor for civil application of electromagnetic aircraft launch system (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Bertola, L., Cox, T., Wheeler, P., Garvey, S. D., & Morvan, H. (2016). Design study and scaled experiment of induction and synchronous motor for civil application of electromagnetic aircraft launch system

The engine size of modern passenger transport aircraft is principally determined by take-off conditions, since initial acceleration requires maximum engine power. An Electromagnetic Launch (EML) system could provide some or all of the energy required... Read More

Superconducting electromagnetic launch system for civil aircraft (2016)
Journal Article
Bertola, L., Cox, T., Wheeler, P., Garvey, S. D., & Morvan, H. (2016). Superconducting electromagnetic launch system for civil aircraft. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 26(8), doi:10.1109/TASC.2016.2598772. ISSN 1051-8223

This paper considers the feasibility of different superconducting technologies for electromagnetic launch (EML) to assist civil aircraft take-off. EML has the potential of reducing the required runway length by increasing aircraft acceleration. Expen... Read More

Integrated motor drives: state of the art and future trends (2016)
Journal Article
Abebe, R., Vakil, G., Lo Calzo, G., Cox, T., Lambert, S., Johnson, C. M., …Mecrow, B. (2016). Integrated motor drives: state of the art and future trends. IET Electric Power Applications, 10(8), doi:10.1049/iet-epa.2015.0506. ISSN 1751-8660

With increased need for high power density, high efficiency and high temperature capabilities in Aerospace and Automotive applications, Integrated Motor Drives (IMD) offers a potential solution. However, close physical integration of the converter an... Read More

Electromagnetic launch systems for civil aircraft assisted take-off (2015)
Journal Article
Bertola, L., Cox, T., Wheeler, P., Garvey, S. D., & Morvan, H. (2015). Electromagnetic launch systems for civil aircraft assisted take-off. Archives of Electrical Engineering, 64(4), doi:10.1515/aee-2015-0039. ISSN 2300-2506

This paper considers the feasibility of different technologies for an electromagnetic launcher to assist civil aircraft take-off. This method is investigated to reduce the power required from the engines during initial acceleration. Assisted launch h... Read More