A Summary of Transverse Flux Motors in Both Design and Applications
Lowell Christensen, Permanent Magnet Motor Design Consultant, Lowell Christensen LLC
This presentation will give a brief discussion of Transverse Flux Motors designs and the usage of these motors in several applications types. It will also show the advantages of the Transverse Flux Motor 3D magnetic circuit design over the 2D designs used in Radial Flux motors. This presentation will also show the output performance characteristics when changing the Transverse Flux Motor size and other design parameters on the of these motors. It will show the advantages and disadvantages of using these motors in various types of applications.
Lowell Christensen is currently working as a Permanent Magnet Motor Design Consultant. Mr. Christensen has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physics and Mathematics from Mankato State University in 1969. After serving in Viet Nam he received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Lowell retired as VP Engineering from TruTech Specialty Motors in 2016. Mr. Christensen had worked as Director of Engineering at MCG Inc from 1992 to 2008. Prior to MCG, Mr. Christensen worked as the Motor Engineering Manager at Electro-Craft Corporation from 1978 to 1985 and as a R&D project Engineer from 1985 to 1992. Prior to Electro-Craft, Mr. Christensen worked at Control Data Corp from 1972 to 1978 as a Motor Design Engineer at Cedar Engineering Division and as a Project Engineer in the Aerospace division. Lowell Christensen Consultant Permanent Magnet Motor Design Lowell Christensen LLC.