Rotating Electric Machine having a Toroidal Wound Motor Winding.
Patent, Filed 17 Feb 81, patented 8 Feb 83,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A rotor rotating electric machine having a toroidal winding assembly wound in a toroidal helix configuration. The toroidal winding includes four coils, each of which is wound in the form of a toroidal helix around a thin cylindrical ring. A rotor, coaxially rotatable within the toroidal winding, includes a magnetic assembly which has alternately a plurality of north pole permanent magnets and a plurality of south pole permanent magnets Excitation of the toroidal winding assembly will, in turn, cause the rotor to rotate in a predetermined direction.
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