Magnetic circuit model considering magnetic hysteresis

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Quantitative estimation of core loss considering magnetic hysteresis property is strongly required to develop high-efficient electrical machines. This paper presents a novel magnetic circuit model considering magnetic hysteresis. In the proposed model, dc hysteresis loss is calculated by the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert (LLG) equation, while classical and anomalous eddy current losses are calculated in the magnetic circuit. It is demonstrated that the hysteresis loop under PWM wave excitation can be expressed by the proposed model. The validity and effectiveness of the method are proved by comparing with measured values.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-18
Number of pages8
JournalElectrical Engineering in Japan (English translation of Denki Gakkai Ronbunshi)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 1


  • LLG equation
  • PWM excitation
  • iron loss
  • magnetic circuit model
  • magnetic hysteresis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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