magnetic scalar potential


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magnetic scalar potential

[mag′ned·ik ¦skāl·ər pə′ten·chəl]
(electromagnetism)
The work which must be done against a magnetic field to bring a magnetic pole of unit strength from a reference point (usually at infinity) to the point in question. Also known as magnetic potential.
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pr] is the magnetic scalar potential of the primary magnetic field.
Den, "A new method using Biot-Savart law to derive magnetic scalar potential notation," Journal of Chongqing Institute of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol.
NPx1] are the magnetic scalar potentials required on the boundary, and [[phi].
0] is the field due to source currents and can be easily computed by Biot-Savart-Laplace relation, and [phi] is reduced magnetic scalar potential.
With these solutions, the magnetic scalar potential expression in each region can be expressed in a Fourier series.
According to (39) and (40), the magnetic scalar potential distributions at both the inner and outer air-gaps can be calculated as shown in Figure 5 in which the effects due to PMs on the high-speed and low-speed movers are determined separately.
and, in an analogous manner, for the expansion of the magnetic scalar potential in (50), we can write
In this paper, though, we provide a more general definition for the discrete electric and magnetic scalar potentials because the normal component of the current expanded with the div-TO basis functions is not confined in the facets arising from the discretization.
A recurring theme is the formulation of and algorithms for the problem of making branch cuts for computing magnetic scalar potentials and eddy currents.

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