Thermal Papers

Brushless PM machines

‘Practical Application of CAD in a High Power Density Motor for a very short duty Aerospace Actuator’, UK Magnetics Society Seminar, Derby, Nov 2008
FLEW, A.

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‘FEM and Lumped Circuit Thermal Analysis of External Rotor Motor’ IECON 2006, Paris, Nov 2006
TASSI, A., ZANOCCHI, G., STATON, D.A.

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‘Design of Brushless Permanent Magnet Motors – A Combined Electromagnetic and Thermal Approach for High Performance’ IECON 2006, Paris, Nov 2006
DORRELL, D.G., STATON, D.A., McGILP, M.I.

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‘Torque Dense, External Rotor Hub-Drive for a Hybrid Solar Vehicle’, 2006 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference VPPC 2006, Windsor, UK, 6-8 Sept., 2006
WROBEL, R., McNEILL, N., STATON, D. A., BOOKER, J. D., MELLOR, P. H.

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‘Linked Electromagnetic and Thermal Modelling of a Permanent Magnet Motor’, PEMD 2006, Dublin, April 2006.
DORRELL, D.G., STATON, D.A., HAHOUT, J., HAWKINS, D., McGILP, M.I.

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‘Transient Thermal Analysis using both Lumped-Circuit Approach and Finite Element Method of a Permanent Magnet Traction Motor’, IEEE Africon, pp. 1027 – 1035, Gaborone, Botswana, September 2004
CHIN, Y.K., STATON, D.A.

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‘Thermal Analysis – Lumped Circuit Model and Finite Element Analysis’, Sixth International Power Engineering Conference (IPEC2003), pp. 952 – 957, Singapore, 27 – 29 November, 2003
CHIN, Y.K., NORDLUND, E., STATON, D.A.

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‘Servo Motor Size Reduction – Need for Thermal CAD’, Drives & Controls 2001 Conference, ExCeL – Docklands, London, UK, 13-15 March 2001
STATON, D.A.

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‘Thermal Computer Aided Design – Advancing the Revolution in Compact Motors’, IEEE – IEMDC Conference, MIT, Massachusetts, USA, 17-20 June 2001
STATON, D.A.

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‘Computer Aided Design of Brushless Servo Motors’, UK Magnetics Society Seminar ‘Developments in Electromagnetic CAD for industrial Applications’, RIBA, London, UK, 28 Feb. , 2001
STATON, D.A., SO, E

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‘Permanent Magnet Motor CAD – Thermal Design Aspects’, UK Magnetics Society Seminar ‘Developments in the manufacture and use of permanent magnets’, Austin Court, Birmingham, UK, 8 Nov., 2000
STATON, D.A.

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Induction machines

‘Thermal Analysis of Duplex 3-Phase Induction Motor Under Fault Operating Conditions’, ICEM 2012, Marseille
POPESCU M., DORRELL D. G., ALBERTI L., BIANCHI N., STATON D. A., HAWKINS D.

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‘Thermal Model and Analysis of Wound Rotor Induction Machine’ ECCE 2012, Raleigh
BOGLIETTI A., CAVAGNINO A., POPESCU M., STATON D.

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‘Influence of different End Region Cooling Arrangements on End-Winding Heat Transfer Coefficients in Electrical Machines’, ECCE 2010, Atlanta, USA, September 2010
STATON, D.A., POPESCU, M., HAWKINS, D., BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A.

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‘Impact of Different End Region Cooling Arrangements on Endwinding Heat Transfer Coefficients’, IECON 2009, Porto, Nov 2009
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., STATON, D.A., POPESCU, M.

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‘End space heat transfer coefficient determination for different Induction Motor enclosure types’, Industry Applications Conference, 2008. Edmonton, October 2008
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., STATON, D.A., POPESCU, M., COSSAR, C., MCGILP, M.I.

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‘Analytical Thermal Models for Small Induction Motors & Thermal Analysis’, ICEM 2008, Vilamoura, Portugal, Sept 2008
STATON, D.A., POPSECU, M., COSSAR, C., MCGILP, M., OMORI, S., KURIMOTO, T.

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‘A Combined Electromagnetic and Thermal Approach to the Design of Electrical Machines’ IECON 2006, Paris, Nov 2006
DORRELL, D.G., STATON, D.A., McGILP, M.I.

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‘Solving the More Difficult Aspects of Electric Motor Thermal Analysis in Small and Medium Size Industrial Induction Motors’; IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Volume 20, Issue 3, Sept. 2005 Page(s): 620 – 628
STATON, D.A., BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A.

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‘TEFC Induction Motors Thermal Models: A Parameter Sensitivity Analysis’, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Volume 41, Issue 3, May-June 2005 Page(s): 756 – 763
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., STATON, D.A.

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‘TEFC Induction Motors Thermal Models: A Parameter Sensitivity Analysis’, Industry Applications Conference, 2004. 39th IAS Annual Meeting. Conference Record of the 2004 IEEE Volume 4, 3-7 Oct. 2004 Page(s):2469 – 2476 vol.4
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., STATON, D.A.

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‘Thermal Sensitivity Analysis of TEFC Induction Motors’, IEE PEMD, Edinburgh, April 2004
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., STATON, D.A.

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‘Thermal Analysis of TEFC Induction Motors’, Industry Applications Conference, 2003. 38th IAS Annual Meeting. Volume 2, 12-16 Oct. 2003 Page(s):849 – 856 vol.2
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., STATON, D.A.

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‘1150hp Motor Design, Electromagnetic & Thermal Analysis’, ICEM 2002, Brugge, Belgium, 25-28 Aug. 2002
AL’AKAYSHEE, Q., STATON, D.A.

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Brushed PM Machines

‘Permanent Magnet DC Motor Brush Transient Thermal Analysis’, ICEM 2008, Vilamoura, Portugal, Sept 2008
JUNAK, J., OMBACH, G., STATON, D.A.

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Synchronous Machines

‘Thermal Design of a Magnet-free Axial-Flux Switch Reluctance Motor for Automotive Applications’, EVER Conference, Monaco, April 2016
Yew Chuan Chong, Dave Staton, Imanol Egaña, Ismael Ruiz de Argandoña, Aritz Egea

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‘Improved Synchronous Machine Thermal Modelling’, ICEM 2008, Vilamoura, Portugal, Sept 2008
MEJUTO, C., MUELLER, M., SHANEL, M., MEBARKI, S., REEKIE, M., STATON D.A.

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‘Thermal Modelling of TEFC Alternators’, IECON 2006, Paris, Nov 2006
MEJUTO, C., MUELLER, M., STATON, D.A., MEBARKI, S., AL-KHAYAT, N.

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‘Thermal Analysis of Induction and Synchronous Reluctance Machines’, IEMDC 2005, San Antonio, USA, May 2005
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., PASTORELLI, M., STATON, D.A., VAGATI, A.

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General Papers

‘Modern Heat Extraction Systems for Electrical Machines’, WEMDCD 2015
POPESCU M., STATON D.A., BOGLIETTI A., CAVAGNINO A., HAWKINS D., GOSS J.

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‘An Experimental Study of Rotational Pressure Loss in Rotor Ducts’, UK Heat Transfer Conference 2015
CHONG Y.C., STATON D.A., MUELLER M.A., CHICK J.

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‘Pressure Loss Measurement in Rotor-Stator Gap of Radial Flux Electrical Machines’, ICEM 2014
CHONG Y.C., STATON D.A., MUELLER M.A., CHICK J.

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‘Thermal Modelling of a Fractional-Slot Concentrated-Winding Kaman Type Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Machine’, ECCE 2013, Denver
VAINEL GY., STATON D. A., GIULII CAPPONI F., DE DONATO G., F. CARICCHI

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‘Thermal Modelling of a Low Speed Air-Cooled Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Generator’, IET international conference on Power electronics, machines and Drives 2012,
CHONG Y.C., CHICK J., MUELLER M.A., STATON D.A., MCDONALD A.S.

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‘Practical Strategies for Improved Cooling of Electrical Motors and Generators’, 2012
STATON D., HAWKINS D., POPESCU M.

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‘Motor-CAD Software for Thermal Analysis of Electrical Motors – Links to Electromagnetic and Drive Simulation Models ‘, CWIEME, Berlin, June 2010
STATON, D.A., HAWKINS D.J., POPESCU M.

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‘Thermal Behaviour of Electric Motors – An Analytical Approach’, CWIEME, Berlin, May 2009
STATON, D.A., HAWKINS D.J., POPESCU M.

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‘Evolution and Modern Approaches for Thermal Analysis of Electric Machines’, IEEE Transactions, March 2009
BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A., STATON, D.A., SHANEL, M., MUELLER, M., MEJUTO, C.

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‘Convection Heat Transfer and Flow Calculations Suitable for Analytical Modelling of Electric Machines’, IECON 2006, Paris, Nov 2006
STATON, D.A., CAVAGNINO, A.

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‘Coupling Thermal and Electromagnetic Analysis Software’ UK Magnetics Society Seminar: Computer Aided Electromagnetic and Coupled Analysis for Industrial Applications, Stafford, Sept 2004
STATON, D.A.

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‘Solving the More Difficult Aspects of Electric Motor Thermal Analysis’, IEMDC 2003, Madison, USA, July 2003
STATON, D.A., BOGLIETTI, A., CAVAGNINO, A.

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‘Recent Advancement in the Thermal Design of Electric Motors’, SMMA 2001 Fall Technical Conference “Emerging Technologies for the Electric Motion Industry”, 3-5 Oct 2001, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, USA
STATON, D.A., PICKERING, S.J, LAMPARD, D.

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