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Torque Analysis of Faulty SRM using FEA-TFR Approach

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 61 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2013
Ilhem Bouchareb
Amar Bentounsi
Abdesselam Lebaroud

Ilhem Bouchareb, Amar Bentounsi and Abdesselam Lebaroud. Article: Torque Analysis of Faulty SRM using FEA-TFR Approach. International Journal of Computer Applications 61(4):28-35, January 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ilhem Bouchareb and Amar Bentounsi and Abdesselam Lebaroud},
	title = {Article: Torque Analysis of Faulty SRM using FEA-TFR Approach},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {61},
	number = {4},
	pages = {28-35},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper presents an analysis of effects of dynamic air-gap eccentricity on the performances of a 6/4 Switched Reluctance Machine (SRM) through finite element analysis (FEA) based on a FEMM package associated to MATLAB/SIMULINK package software. Among the various Time-Frequency methods used for detection of defects, the Time-Frequency Representation (TFR) is an appropriate tool to detect the mechanical failures through the torque analysis by allowing a better representation independent from the type of fault. Simulation results of healthy and faulty cases are discussed and illustrate the effectiveness of the proposed approach.


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