Comparison of axial flux and radial flux brushless dc motor topologies for control moment gyroscope wheel applications

Yılmaz, Kurtuluş
In this thesis axial flux and radial flux brushless dc motors will be studied as a drive motor for the control of moment gyroscope wheel. Design equations for axial flux and radial flux brushless dc motor topologies will be reviewed. Based on these equations radial and axial flux motors with different number of poles will be designed that meet control moment gyroscope wheel application requirements. The results will be evaluated in terms of efficiency, torque/mass and torque/volume, and suitability for the control moment gyroscope application.


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Citation Formats
K. Yılmaz, “Comparison of axial flux and radial flux brushless dc motor topologies for control moment gyroscope wheel applications,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2009.