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Magnetic Field Analysis of Active Magnetic Bearings for Helium Blower of HTR-PM

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Leilei Guo, Guojun Yang, Zhengang Shi, Xingnan Liu, Suyuan Yu

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Paper No. ICONE21-15669, pp. V002T03A031; 5 pages
doi:10.1115/ICONE21-15669
From:
  • 2013 21st International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
  • Volume 2: Plant Systems, Construction, Structures and Components; Next Generation Reactors and Advanced Reactors
  • Chengdu, China, July 29–August 2, 2013
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5579-9
  • Copyright © 2013 by ASME

abstract

High-temperature gas-cooled reactor-pebble bed module (HTR-PM) of China, based on the technology and experience of the 10MW high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTR-10), is currently in the design and experiment phase. The helium blower is the key equipment in the first loop of the HTR-PM.

Active magnetic bearings (AMBs) are replacing ordinary bearings as the perfect sustaining assembly for the helium blower because they have several advantages: they are free of contact, do not require lubrication, are not subject to the contamination of wear, have endurance, and control performance very well. So the AMB is the appropriate supporting assembly.

The rotor’s length of the helium blower is about 3.3 m, its weight is about 4000 kg and the rotating speed is 4000 r/min. The maximal radial load of the upper AMB or the lower AMB is about 1950kg, and the maximal axial load is about 4500kg. So the axial and radial AMBs must have enough carrying capacity to support the rotor. It is difficult to design the AMB in limited space. Many factors may restrict the AMB design, for example, clearance between AMB and rotor, electric current, and environment temperature, etc.

In this paper, design of magnetic field will be analyzed. Heat loss of AMB will be discussed. The designing scheme of magnetic field will offer the important theoretical base for AMB design of the helium blower of HTR-PM.

Copyright © 2013 by ASME

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