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Department TW08: Electrical Power Engineering
Fields:

- Electrical machines, power electronics, electrical drives
- Systems theory
- Electrical energy production
Actual research domains concerning materials technology:

- Magnetic materials for Electrical Power Engineering
- Characterisation of magnetic materials i.e. magnetic properties under undirectional and rotational   magnetic excitations
- Characterisatioin of magnetic materials with respect to magnetostriction
- Numerical modelling of magnetic materials for the CAD design of electrical machines

Specific test equipment and/or available techniques:

- Test equipment - Automated set up for measuring 1D and 2D magnetisation loops on Epstein, single   sheet, rotational single sheet, mini single sheet
- Set up for measuring magnetostriction properties
- Set up for measuring properties under mechanical stress techniques
- Software for modelling magnetic material behaviour

Personnel:

- ZAP: 6.4
- Dr. Scientists: 2
- OAP: 17 (5 AAP and 12 research assistants)
- Ind.Ing: 1
- Other ATP: 3.6
- PhD Students: 15 (included in OAP)

Contact Persons:

Prof. dr.ir. J. Melkebeek
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
B-9000 GENT
+32 (0)9 264 34 17
+32 (0)9 264 35 82
e-mail: Jan.Melkebeek@UGent.be
url: http://elmape.ugent.be

Dr.ir. L. Dupre
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
B-9000 GENT
+32 (0)9 264 34 17
+32 (0)9 264 35 82
e-mail: Luc.Dupre@UGent.be
url: http://elmape.ugent.be