Finite Element Method as an aid to machine design: A Computational Tool
The paper provides an overview of the state of art in computational electromagnetic. There are three major ar eas like Design, optimization and material selection for the electric machines. The computational tool based on finite elements is very useful and powerful field simulation techniques available to assist in the design and performance prediction of electric machines. But the complexity in the geometry and multi material composition often hampers widespread use of these techniques. Commercial software, based on finite element Comsol Multiphysics is very advanced and provides a reliable tool for 2D and 3D analysis in particular for multi-physics and optimization problems. The present work emphasized on the Recent advances in design and simulation software improving the standards of research and development.