Electrification of road vehicles is one of the most consistent initiatives to achieve a clean, environmentally friendly and efficient transport system. The choice of the electric machine for the powertrain is an important consideration, nowadays tilted towards permanent magnet synchronous machines. However, rare earth permanent magnet supply drawbacks open up new prospects for other types of machines, such as switched reluctance machines. The Workshop aims to be a meeting point for groups that are currently working on the development of Switched Reluctance Motor drives (SRMD) and an opportunity to establish future collaborations. The Workshop consists of two parts. In the first part, in the morning, participants, all by invitation, will present new types of switched reluctance machines for electric traction applications. In the second part, in the afternoon, all participants will discuss what aspects slow down the application of SRMD for electric traction and their possible solutions.
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