This paper investigates the parallelization of the time-periodic finite-element method in nonlinear magnetic field analyses of rotating machines. The developed method, which can obtain the steady state solutions directly, provides large granularity even in the small-scale problems compared with the ordinary parallel FEM based on the domain decomposition approach. Furthermore, we apply the parallel TPFEM to analyses of induction motors which have different time periodicities in stator and rotor regions due to the slip. Numerical results verify the effectiveness of the developed method.
- Parallel computing
- rotating machinery
- steady state
- time-periodic finite-element method
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering