AUTHOR: Ziwei Li After the overview of powertrain configurations, let’s only focus on motor techniques. Here several typical permanent magnet motors are discussed. Figure 13 shows a PM synchronous motor as well as generator from Aisin. From the outward appearance, ...Read More »
2016 Paris Motor Show – Let’s electrify the future!
AUTHOR: Ziwei Li The Paris motor show is the oldest vehicle exhibition in the world. It has been an important wind vane for automotive industry since 1898. This year, many automotive companies displayed their new models and technologies as usual. ...Read More »
How many electric motors are in a Car?
AUTHOR: PRANSHU UPADHAYAY This question is quite analogous to “How many bones are there in a human body?”. As a human body cannot function without bones, a car needs many electric motors to operate several functions for it to drive ...Read More »
An introduction of rare-earth nitride magnets
AUTHOR: XUAN XU The magnetic states of most rare-earth monopnictides have been known for decades; many of these studies were completed in the 1960s. The heavier pnictides were found to be antiferromagnetic, in contrast almost all the nitrides are ferromagnetic. ...Read More »
Let’s discuss motors in Electric vehicles continued…..
AUTHOR: AMIT JHA From my previous blog I hope now we are clear on what we should expect from the motor and what we should aim for when designing the motor. The Demeter programme focuses on the design of the ...Read More »
International Conference on Electrical Machines
AUTHOR: ADOLFO GARCIA GONZALEZ This year the 22nd edition of the International Conference on Electrical Machines ICEM took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. Lausanne is located at approximately 40 minutes from Geneva Airport by train and situated on the coast of ...Read More »
Let’s discuss motors in Electric vehicles
AUTHOR: AMIT JHA The concept of electric vehicle first emerged in mid-19th century. However, with the development of internal combustion engine (ICE) technology, and lower price of oil, the fuel based vehicle became the more economical choice for consumer than ...Read More »
Metals in balance on the market
AUTHOR: MARTINA OREFICE “Why should recycling be more convenient than primary production?” This the question that I received in the last DEMETER event asked by a mechanical engineer. I guess that if we ask the same question to people in ...Read More »
Inspiration at the Marie Curie Alumni Association Event
Author: Gwen Bailey WHY DO YOU DO SCIENCE? — That was the question posed by Dr. Shane Bergin, a professor at Trinity College and member of the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), at the EuroScience Open Forum in Manchester two ...Read More »
What are Rare Earth Elements, REEs?
AUTHOR: Muhammad Awais Dear Reader, A question which might have crossed your mind is what are Rare Earths? Another question might be why are they called rare earth elements and what are their real life applications? To answer these questions, ...Read More »