High-Speed Electrical Machines: Review of Concepts and Currently Used Solutions with Synchronous Machines with Permanent Magnets

  • Lukas VegEmail author
  • Pavel Svetlik
  • Jan Laksar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 644)


The subject of presented paper is review of currently used high-speed machines with focusing on synchronous machines with permanent magnets and their applications. In the paper are highlighted some special case of use these machines. There is mentioned problems with controlling of these machines and is added the description of changing the type of switching signals. Further are presented some special design arrangements and their comparison with other types of high-speed machines and mentioned their advantages and disadvantages.


High-speed machines Traction machines Synchronous machines with permanent magnets 



This paper has been supported by funding program of the University of West Bohemia No. SGS-2015-038.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electromechanics and Power Electronics, Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West BohemiaPilsenCzech Republic

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