A local discontinuous galerkin method for eddy current field analysis in high-speed moving conductors

Yanpu Zhao, Xiu Zhang, Siu Lau Ho, Weinong Fu

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A numerical method for analyzing eddy current magnetic field in high-speed moving conductors using local discontinuous Galerkin (LDG) method is presented. A typical numerical example is chosen to illustrate the accuracy and nonoscillatory nature of the method for a convection dominated case. The simulation results using the proposed algorithm are validated using standard finite element method (FEM). As an application of LDG method in engineering problems, the TEAM workshop problem 9 is studied and solved by the proposed method with second order rectangular discontinuous elements. Numerical results show that the method can solve eddy current problems with high speed moving conductors accurately.
Original languageEnglish
Article number6136774
Pages (from-to)251-254
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2012


  • Eddy current magnetic field
  • finite element
  • high-speed moving
  • local discontinuous Galerkin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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