Research Projects

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Selected research projects

Asynchronous machines with die-cast rotor cages for inverter-fed electrical drives in high-speed application

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: BMWi
  • Duration: 01.06.2019 bis 31.05.2021

Design and optimization of multiphase permanent magnet excited synchronous machines

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: Industriefinanzierung
  • Duration: 01.03.2019 bis 31.05.2019

Innovative winding insulation based on ceramic-like composite systems for energy-efficient and highly utilized electrical machines and components (InnoWilso)

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: AiF
  • Duration: 01.01.2019 bis 31.12.2020

Copper-rod rotor winding with axially segmented rings for asynchronous machines - KLaRA (MatEnUm 2)

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: SMWK
  • Duration: 01.03.2018 bis 31.12.2020

Design, optimization and testing of die-cast rotors for asynchronous motors in electric mobility

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: Industry (Breuckmann GmbH & Co. KG, EU SME)
  • Duration: 01.10.2018 bis 30.09.2019

Design and testing of squirrel-cage induction machines

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: Industry (Wieland Werke AG)
  • Duration: 01.12.2017 bis 31.07.2018

Study on the application of permanent magnets with novel forming methods in synchronous machines with permanent magnetic excitation

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: Industry (Wieland Werke AG)
  • Duration: 01.03.2018 bis 31.05.2018

Metrological investigations on winding head stray fields of squirrel-cage induction machines

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: Industry (Motoren Franke GmbH)
  • Duration: 01.02.2018 bis 31.03.2018

Material, Energy, Environment - Sustainable Development in Research at the HTW Dresden (MatEnUm) - Subproject Energy 1: Wind Heat Storage System (W²S)

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schuhmann
  • Funding: SMWK
  • Duration: 01.04.2017 – 30.06.2019

Conception and design of optimized control systems for building integrated small wind turbines

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Burkhardt
  • Funding: SMWK
  • Duration: 01.07.2015 – 31.03.2017

eHarvest II - Testing, optimisation and further development of a grain cutter functional model with electric drive system

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Funding: BMEL/BLE
  • Duration: 07.2015 – 10.2017
  • Project partner:     Zürn Harvesting GmbH & Co. KG; TU Dresden, IVMA Professur Agrarsystemtechnik
  • Website:             http://eharvest.eu/

Optimisation of copper rotors for three-phase asynchronous machines with regard to energy efficiency classification and load capacity, taking into account technological and economic aspects

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Funding: gefördert durch BMWi/AiF
  • Duration: 04.2015 – 07.2017
  • Project partner: Breuckmann GmbH & Co. KG; VEM motors GmbH

Calculation and simulation of the operating behaviour of claw pole - belt starter generators

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Duration: 01.2013 – 10.2015
  • Project partner: AUDI AG; IB Götze

eHarvest - Fully electrified drive system for cutterbars

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Funding: BMEL/BLE
  • Duration: 03.2012 – 03.2015
  • Project partner: Compact Dynamics GmbH, EWM GmbH, Gebr. Schumacher GmbH, TU Dresden, Lehrstuhl Agrarsystemtechnik, Zürn Harvesting GmbH & Co. KG
  • Website:  http://eharvest.eu/

Exploitation of power reserves of multi-pole, permanent magnet excited synchronous machines (ERLESYN)

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Burkhardt
  • Funding: BMBF
  • Duration: 01.06.2008 - 30.11.2011
  • Project partner: Heyde Windtechnik; WITTUR Electric Drives GmbH; Ziehl-Abegg AG, Geschäftsbereich Lufttechnik; Elektrotechnisches Institut der TU Dresden

Wind turbines in low-power hybrid regenerative systems

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Funding: SMWK
  • Duration: 01.04.2007 - 31.12.2008

Studies for the optimal design of a small generator

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Project partner: Siemens AG

Scientific investigations into the limits of winding technology with tooth coil winding for permanently excited synchronous machines in the medium power range from 100 kW to 800 kW using 2D-FEM

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Project partner: VEM Sachsenwerk GmbH

Basic design, calculation and optimization of the electromagnetic components of a 2.2 kW permanently excited BLDC motor for integration into a compressor

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Project partner: Ingenieurbüro Götze

Physical limits for increasing the power density of electrical machines - Evaluation of the utilization of PMSM

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Project partner: Siemens AG

Influence of an integrated threshing drum drive on the gritting and separation processes at the threshing unit

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Funding: DFG
  • Duration: 11.2006 – 05.2009
  • Project partner: TU Dresden; Institut für Agrarsystemtechnik

Development of integrated electric-hydrostatic drive systems for mobile machinery

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Funding: DFG
  • Duration: 11.2005 – 11.2007
  • Project partner: TU Dresden, Institut für Fluidtechnik

Calculation and optimization of asynchronous machines with closed rotor slots and copper cage

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Project partner: ATS-Elbtalwerk GmbH

Calculation and optimization of special asynchronous machines with high speeds - Electromagnetic calculation using 2D-FEM

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Project partner: ATS-Elbtalwerk GmbH

Investigations of requirement profiles of automobiles in the effect on the choice and design of the electric drive

  • Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Michalke
  • Funding: SMWK