Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Computational electromechanics

The research in our group is focused on the numerical modelling of coupled problems that occur in magnetic materials and especially electrical steel sheets used to construct electrical machines. These problems range from energy dissipation in the material to vibrations and noise of electrical machines and devices.
Computational electromechanics

Yet another major subject is the coupling between models of different dimensionality in view of reducing the computation time needed to simulate energy conversion devices. These methodologies are then applied in the optimization tasks and also in the development of magnetism based sensors.

We develop our own methods and related software and validate the methodology through experimental procedures in our own facilities. Some of the methods we develop are also incorporated in commercial software for better transfer of knowledge to our stakeholders.

The group is led by Professor Anouar Belahcen.

Latest publications

Modified winding function-based model of squirrel cage induction motor for fault diagnostics

Bilal Asad, Toomas Vaimann, Anouar Belahcen, Ants Kallaste, Anton Rassõlkin, Muhammad Naveed Iqbal 2020 IET Electric Power Applications

Modeling of multi-axial stress dependent iron losses in electrical steel sheets

U. Aydin, P. Rasilo, F. Martin, A. Belahcen, L. Daniel, A. Arkkio 2020 Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Magnus wind turbine

Galina L. Demidova, Alecksey Anuchin, Aleksandr Lukin, Dmitry Lukichev, Anton Rassolkin, Anouar Belahcen 2020 Proceedings of the 2020 International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, SPEEDAM 2020

Analytical thermal model and flow network analysis suitable for open self-ventilated machines

Payam Shams Ghahfarokhi, Ants Kallaste, Anouar Belahcen, Toomas Vaimann 2020 IET Electric Power Applications

Development of analytical thermal analysis tool for synchronous reluctance motors

Payam Shams Ghahfarokhi, Ants Kallaste, Andrejs Podgornovs, Anouar Belahcen, Toomas Vaimann 2020 IET Electric Power Applications

Domain decomposition with subdomain pre-processing for finite element modelling of transformers with stranded conductors

Ismet Tuna Gürbüz, Antti Lehikoinen, Ugur Aydin, Paavo Rasilo, Eelis Takala, Anouar Belahcen 2020 AIP ADVANCES

A parallel estimation system of stator resistance and rotor speed for active disturbance rejection control of six-phase induction motor

Hamidreza Heidari, Anton Rassõlkin, Mohammad Hosein Holakooie, Toomas Vaimann, Ants Kallaste, Anouar Belahcen, Dmitry V. Lukichev 2020 Energies

Experimental Prototype of High-Efficiency Wind Turbine Based on Magnus Effect

Aleksandr Lukin, Galina L. Demidova, Dmitry V. Lukichev, Anton Rassõlkin, Ants Kallaste, Toomas Vaimann, Anouar Belahcen 2020 Proceedings of the 27th International Workshop on Electric Drives

Analysis of the Magneto-Mechanical Anisotropy of Steel Sheets in Electrical Applications

Floran Martin, Ugur Aydin, Avaz Ruzibaev, Yanling Ge, Laurent Daniel, Laurent Bernard, Paavo Rasilo, Abdelkader Benabou, Anouar Belahcen 2020 IEEE Transactions on Magnetics

Determination of stress dependent magnetostriction from a macroscopic magneto-mechanical model and experimental magnetization curves

N. M'zali, F. Martin, U. Aydin, A. Belahcen, A. Benabou, T. Henneron 2020 Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
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