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Reducing Core Loss of Segmented Laminations - June 2009

Keith W. Klontz, Haodong (Howie) Li

The article "Reducing Core Loss of Segmented Laminations" appeared in the June 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
The recent trend toward using segmented laminations as a means to increase slot fill and facilitate automated fabrication of electric machines comes with a penalty of increased core loss at the segment joints.

Keywords
motor core loss, segmented laminations

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