The air gap length of the designed axial flux wound rotor (AFWR) synchronous generator is determined properly according to the design parameters. One of the distinct advantages of an axial flux (AF) machine is its adjustable air gap. An AF generator’s performance might be controlled by adjusting its air gap. The designed generator has a smallscale capacity that has 1 kW, 380 V, and 50 Hz. The windings are laid into slots made from laminated core. The slots are carved in the face of the stator and rotors. The generator has a single-double-sided slotted wound stator sandwiched between twin rotors. The effect of air gap changes on its performance can be seen from the calculation results using the given equations. The results reveal electric quantities suited to the machine’s effective performance. The smaller the air gap, the greater the efficiency and power factor and the smaller the armature current and voltage. The efficiency and armature current for 0.1 cm air gap are 85.30 % and 1.815 A, respectively.

Bahasa Abstract

Penentuan Lebar Celah Udara Generator Sinkron Fluks Aksial Rotor Belitan. Lebar celah udara generator sinkron fluks aksial rotor belitan (AFWR) perlu ditentukan dengan tepat sesuai dengan parameter desain. Salah satu kelebihan dari mesin fluks aksial (AF) adalah celah udaranya yang dapat diatur. Kinerja generator AF dapat diatur dengan mengatur celah udaranya. Generator yang dirancang merupakan mesin berkapasitas skala kecil yang memiliki 1 kW, 380 V, dan 50 Hz. Belitan-belitannya diletakkan didalam alur yang terbuat dari inti besi laminasi. Alur-alurnya terletak pada permukaan stator dan rotor. Generator tersebut memiliki satu stator belitan beralur dua sisi yang terletak diantara dua rotor. Pengaruh perubahan celah udara terhadap kinerjanya dapat dilihat dari hasil perhitungan dengan menggunakan persamaan-persamaan tertentu. Hasilnya menunjukkan besaran listrik yang sesuai dengan kinerja efektif mesin. Semakin kecil celah udara, semakin besar efisiensi dan faktor daya sedangkan arus armatur dan tegangannya semakin kecil. Efisiensi dan arus armatur pada celah udara 0,1 cm masing-masing adalah 85,30% dan 1,815 A


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