Design and Analysis of a Novel Modular Linear Double-Stator Biased Flux Machine

Mao Yuan, Shuangxia Niu

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In this paper, a novel modular linear double-stator biased flux (LDSBF) machine is proposed for wave power generation. The operation principle based on flux path analysis is presented. And stator/rotor pole number combinations are discussed by using coil flux analysis. The modular LDSBF machine has better flux path distribution than its counterpart, namely, linear biased flux permanent magnetic machine. More than that, the topology of the modular LDSBF machine makes it feasible to modular design and easy assembly. The electromagnetic characteristics of four types of linear machines are analyzed and compared by using time-stepping finite-element method. The comparative study shows that modular LDSBF machine with improved performance is a good potential design for wave power generation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8388737
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018


  • Biased flux machine
  • finite-element method
  • Force
  • linear machine
  • Rotors
  • Stator cores
  • Stator windings
  • Wave power
  • wave power generation
  • Windings

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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