Optimum Design and Control Research of Direct Drive Hub Motor

  • Zhong-Shu LiuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 82)


Using the improved genetic algorithm (IGA) and according to the characteristics of the hub motor, a novel direct drive outer rotor hub motors which is known as permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) used in vehicle was developed. Aiming to the design requirements, the overall design scheme of the outer rotor hub motor was given, and the main size and the overall electromagnetic structure were analyzed and calculated. By using ANSYS software, the internal electromagnetic field analysis of the machine was made. Finally, applying the direct torque control method on the hub motor (PMSM) based on SPWM through MATLAB/SIMULINK, and the simulation results show that the performance of the prototype designed reasonably.


IGA Direct drive Hub motor PMSM Simulation 



This research was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China. (Grant No. 2017J01667).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Key Laboratory for Automotive Electronics and Electric Drive of Fujian Province, School of Information Science and EngineeringFujian University of TechnologyFuzhouChina

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