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Electric Motor based on PArallel paTH effect

Objectif

EMPATHY aims at developing an innovative configuration of permanent magnet electrical motor, based on the evolution of the FSPM (Flux Switching Permanent Magnet) architecture, enabling to limit torque ripple which traditionally affects such a configuration, opening the way to the industrial exploitation of magnetic flux switching motors, which are able to offer unparalleled performance.
The novel unit will be characterised by very high efficiency at all operating rotational speeds and loads, and by high specific power and torque value; cost effectiveness and ease of manufacturing will be also achieved.
The motor will be developed for transport applications and it will be integrated into electric city cars and electric quadrcycles.
The project will develop the novel architecture according to the following technical targets:
1. Max torque to weight ratio > 12 Nm/Kg;
2. Torque ripple < 5% over the whole operating range;
3. Efficiency < 96% @ nominal power > 90% over the whole operating range;

The EMPATHY architecture will be specialised into an external rotor, wheel rotor configuration, prototyping a system rated 5 kW @ 1200 rpm, according to the specifications set by EON and ELECTRICARS for their road vehicle applications.
The novel architecture will also have to comply with the following industrial targets:
• Improved manufacturing and maintenance;
• Simple stamped steel laminate rotor, no coils or magnets;
• Simple, single plane stator windings, non need for special windings machines;
• High efficiency, hence limited need for heat dissipation components;
• Decentralized electric motor solution with integrated electronics for better functionality, flexibility, operating costs and noise;
• Reduction of components costs;
• High specific power and torque → reduced use of materials;
• Reduced use of copper ( >10%);
• Use of ferritic magnets, no need of rare earth magnets.

Appel à propositions

FP7-SME-2013
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Régime de financement

BSG-SME - Research for SMEs

Coordinateur

MELEGARI LUIGI & FIGLI SRL
Adresse
Via T. Edison 8/9/10
42017 Novellara Re
Italie

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Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contact administratif
Andrea Ravenna (Mr.)
Contribution de l’UE
€ 488 133

Participants (5)

EON SAS
France
Contribution de l’UE
€ 369 435
Adresse
Rue Berthelot - Immeuble Le Galaxis - Zi Saint Joseph 9173
04100 Manosque

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Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contact administratif
Denis Mergin (Mr.)
ELECTRICARS LTD
Malte
Contribution de l’UE
€ 259 536
Adresse
Marina Seafront Skyway Offices Suite 8 Block C 179
9041 Pieta

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Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contact administratif
Alessandro Peracotta (Mr.)
LABOR SRL
Italie
Contribution de l’UE
€ 7 800
Adresse
Via Della Scrofa 117
00186 Roma

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Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contact administratif
Cristina Torrisi (Dr.)
AALTO KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Finlande
Contribution de l’UE
€ 7 296
Adresse
Otakaari 1
02150 Espoo

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Type d’activité
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif
Antero Arkkio (Prof.)
E.T.A. SRL
Italie
Contribution de l’UE
€ 7 800
Adresse
Zona Industriale
64010 Ancarano Te

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Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contact administratif
Liana Antonini (Ms)