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   Wheel-mounted permanent magnet synchronous motor  evaluated  
The wheel-mounted permanent magnet synchronous motor is an interesting alternative to conventional AC asynchronous motors with gear transmission. In a wheel-mounted construction the torque of the motor is directly transmitted to the wheel.
Technology field: Optimisation of traction technologies
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References / Links:  Koch 2000;  Matsuoka et al. 1997
Related projects:  High performance motor for direct drive
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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