Huguette Tiegna

Which university did you study in and when?

Firstly qualified electromechanical engineer in 2009, i received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Le Havre, France, in 2010. From 2010 to 2013, i pursued the Ph.D. with the Electrotechnic and Automatic Research Team of Le Havre (GREAH) at the University of Le Havre. My research interests include multi-physics modeling of permanent magnets machines and design optimization. Now, I am looking for job opportunities.

 

Since when have you been using Flux® software?


I was using Flux® since 2009, during M.S. degree in electrical engineering.

 

For which applications?

I use Flux® software for the simulation of several types of permanent magnets machines (PM) related to the development of renewable energy (offshore and tidal energy) and transport (electric or hybrid vehicles)….
Some aspects of my research need 3D or 2D Finite elements simulations (magneto static or transient analysis, loss analysis, thermal analysis).
It concerns rotary axial flux machines (surface mounted or inserted PM and with or without semi-closed slots), radial flux machines (slotted surface-mounted PM machines) and some linear planar and tubular machines.

Can you give us an example of how your work has benefited from using Flux®?

For most PM machines design, since i was doing analytical modeling (Quasi-3D analytical modeling for axial flux machine), Flux® software is always used for the validation of the analytical results at the first step of the design and after, for the design optimization or when experimental measures are not available. More information or concretes examples can be found in my related papers or my Ph.D. dissertation.

 

Would you recommend this software to your future colleagues?

Yes, of course. I used to teach M.S. degree students and new Ph.D. students about using Flux® software for the design of electrical machines. Even if i find that Flux® is too time consuming for some applications, i firmly recommend it for all those who work in electrical engineering fields (laboratories, university or companies). It is a very good helpful design tool which can be favorably used to assist engineers or researcher in the optimal design of electrical machines.