[Gmsh] 4 pole wound synchronous machine example

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Thu Apr 28 21:52:28 CEST 2016

Dear Alexandre,

It's indeed possible (the examples from the paper you are referring to were solved with GetDP), but there are currently no examples for multiharmonic simulations available online yet. It's on our TODO list...


> On 28 Apr 2016, at 06:10, Alexander Shendi <Alexander.Shendi at web.de> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have compiled gmsh and getdp for OpenBSD 4.9 
> (amd64 and i386 platforms). Only small problems 
> there (I could resolve them). Now I have some 
> questions regarding using the gmsh/getdp combo
> for the analysis of rotating electric machines.
> I am particularily interested in the 4 pole 
> salient pole synchronous machine in the example 
> "wfsm_4p.pro". In particular I would like to
> calculate the rotor iron losses in the frequency 
> domain using the Harmonic Balance Finite Element
> Method. The method is outlined in the paper
> "Steady State Finite Element Analysis of a
> Salient-Pole Synchronous Machine in the Frequency
> Domain" paper by Gyselinck et al. , which is 
> referenced on the onelab.info web site.
> Now to my questions:
> * Is it possible to use the above method with
>  gmsh/getdp?
> * I would appreciate some guidance how to 
>  write a *.pro file for the problem. Any
>  pointers welcome!
> Many thanks in advance for your help.
> Best Regards,
> Alexander
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
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