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MotorSolve 6.0 Software: Powering BMW i3 Design and Simulations

Automotive manufacturers are always looking for ways to increase efficiency in the design process and reduce their product’s time-to-market. This webinar explains how Infolytica’s MotorSolve 6.0 design software and its quick and easy virtual prototyping abilities can help.



Date: February 28, 2017
Time: 2 PM EST (11 AM PST)
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

Automotive manufacturers are always looking for ways to increase efficiency in the design process and reduce their product's time-to-market. This webinar introduces Infolytica's MotorSolve 6.0 and its quick and easy virtual prototyping abilities.

Attendees will come away with an understanding of MotorSolve 6.0's new 2017 features for motor and generator analysis for both hybrid & electric vehicles. Of special importance is DC bus power generation, including battery charging through energy recovery during braking. The presentation uses BMW's traction motor-generator-used to power the unique 2012 carbon-composite i3 electric vehicle-as a practical example.

Key Take-Aways

  • Learn about MotorSolve's simulation capabilities for PM generators
  • Gain a detailed understanding of high power density motor/generator design
  • Understand the design details of the BMW i3 traction machine

Speaker

Jim Hendershot, FELLIW IEEE & CEO MOTORSOLVER LLC

Jim Hendershot has 40 years of experience in practical hands-on PM & SR brushless motor design, manufacturing and development. With past key employments at United Technologies, General Motors, Clifton Precision, Berger Lahr & Pacific Scientific, he has designed hundreds of brushless motors for computer disc drives, servo systems, high speed machine tool spindles, traction drives, hybrid vehicles, micro-turbine and diesel generators. He has written numerous technical papers, publications and given tutorials on many different electric motor topics. Hendershot is the co-author with Professor TJE Miller of one of the leading text books on Permanent Magnet Brushless Motors and Generator Design. (ISBN 1-881855-03-1)