AVL is the world's largest independent company for development of powertrains (combustion engines, hybrid systems, electric drive) as well as simulation and test systems for passenger cars, trucks and marine engines.
We offer a master thesis:
Study of different winding technologies in automotive electric machines using model based methods
Automotive electric powertrains must be as compact, efficient and simple as possible. The need of highly automated electric motor manufacturing in the automotive business implies novel design methods to boost efficiency and power density. Windings are a key element in the development of every electric motor, with very important recent developments. This thesis focuses on comparing the different winding configurations through machine layout, efficiency map generation and FEM simulation.
- Literature study (e-motor and winding types)
- Identification of key parameters of hair pin winding type
- Optimization of given e-motor in JMAG model for hair pin windings
- Efficiency comparison and thermal evaluation compared to traditional round coil winding
- Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar
- Skills in Matlab/Simulink, JMAG (advantageous) or any FEM tool
- Interest in powertrain electrification
- Language: English or German
Remuneration: The successful completion of the thesis is remunerated with a one-time fee of EUR 2,500 before tax.
According to the Austrian Employment of Foreign Nationals Act it is unfortunately not possible to assign graduate work to third-country citizens (Non-EU citizens) and Croatian citizens who study at a university abroad.