This article presents a modified Jiles-Atherton hysteresis model for a weakly anisotropic non-oriented silicon steel sheet. In a toroidal inductor, the magnetic flux density can point toward any direction compared to the sheet orientation, and the hysteresis model should take this into account. We identify the model parameters independently for unidirectional alternating B(H)-characteristics in seven different directions. Then, we construct an anisotropic hysteresis model, where the model parameters can depend on the magnitude and direction of the applied magnetic flux density. We demonstrate that the parameters identified in the rolling and transverse directions of the silicon steel sheet (M400-50A) are sufficient to describe the hysteresis losses in other directions.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)