Optimization Techniques in the Design of Electromagnetic Devices

  • Vasile Topa
  • Emil Simion
  • Calin Munteanu


The interest in the study of methods and the development of algorithms of design optimization, particularly in the field of electromagnetic device design, has largely increased in the recent years. Many electromagnetic problems require to evaluate the distribution of an unknown quantity (the source), which produces a specified quantity (the effect) in a given region of the space. Typical specified quantities include local parameters, such as magnetic flux densities or global parameters, such as forces or torques acting on some parts of the device, coil inductance, stored energy, etc. These problems belong to the class of inverse ones and are usually constrained by a number of geometrical and technical aspects, giving rise to the constrained optimization problems, as shown in1,2,3.


Design Variable Constrain Optimization Problem Design Sensitivity Analysis Mathematical Programming Method Electromagnetic Device 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vasile Topa
    • 1
  • Emil Simion
    • 1
  • Calin Munteanu
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentTechnical University of Cluj-apocaCluj-NapocaRomania

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