Release Notes

Highlights of the new version

1. Introduction

You're using Altair® FluxMotor ® 2022.2

This section gives the major points of the FluxMotor® 2022.2

Please see also the following sections:

  • Highlights of FluxMotor 2022.2
  • List of warnings
  • List of the main issues
  • How to report an error

This document gives the major information about Altair® FluxMotor® 2022.2.

Here are the highlights of the new version:

  • Transient thermal computations for Reluctance Synchronous Machines

    Power step, Thermal time constants & Chart of temperature

  • Computation of AC losses in winding – Hybrid method
  • Induction machines – A new option for the SSFR test
  • A new application “Materials”
  • A new application “Script Factory”
  • A new EXPORT/DOCUMENT/Script

    The full script for building a project, just a click away

  • Export to Flux 3D – Synchronous Machines - Permanent Magnets
  • Export to Flux 3D – Reluctance Synchronous Machines
  • A new EXPORT / SYSTEM environment

    Export of LUT for Activate and PSIM

  • Further new functions
    1. Special script functions for filling the slots
    2. A flag to raise non consistent winding architecture and/or slot filling
  • Correction of issues

All the added new features are briefly described below followed by an update about issues and bugs.

FluxMotor 2022.2 – Highlights

For more detailed information, please refer to the user help guides. The list of documents to read is presented below.

2. Documents to read

Important: It is highly recommended to read the user guides given below, before using FluxMotor®. Each user help document can be downloaded from the online user help

Below, here is the list of documents which are available.

2.1 General user guides for any type of machine:

  • Installation_guide_en.pdf (= Installation for both Altair® Flux® and Altair® FluxMotor®)
  • Supervisor_2022.2.pdf
  • MotorCatalog_2022.2.pdf
  • PartLibrary_2022.2.pdf
  • PartFactory_2022.2.pdf
  • Materials_2022.2.pdf
  • ScriptFactory_2022.2.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_Introduction.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_3Phase_Winding.pdf

2.2 User guides dedicated to Synchronous Machines with Permanent Magnets – Inner and Outer Rotor

  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMPM_IOR_3PH_Design.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMPM_IOR_3PH_Test_Introduction
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMPM_IOR_3PH_Test_Characterization.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMPM_IOR_3PH_Test_WorkingPoint.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMPM_IOR_3PH_Test_PerformanceMapping.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMPM_IR_3PH_Test_Mechanics.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMPM_IOR_3PH_Export.pdf

2.3 User guides dedicated to Reluctance Synchronous Machines – Inner Rotor

  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMRSM_IOR_3PH_Design.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMRSM_IR_3PH_Test_Introduction.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMRSM_IR_3PH_Test_Characterization.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMRSM_IR_3PH_Test_WorkingPoint.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMRSM_IR_3PH_Test_PerformanceMapping.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMRSM_IR_3PH_Test_Mechanics.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_SMRSM_IOR_3PH_Export.pdf

User guides dedicated to Induction Machines with Squirrel Cage – Inner and Outer Rotor

  • MotorFactory_2022.2_IMSQ_IOR_3PH_Design.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_IMSQ_IOR_3PH_Test_Introduction
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_IMSQ_IOR_3PH_Test_Characterization.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_IMSQ_IOR_3PH_Test_WorkingPoint.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_IMSQ_IOR_3PH_Test_PerformanceMapping.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_IMSQ_IR_3PH_Test_Mechanics.pdf
  • MotorFactory_2022.2_IMSQ_IOR_3PH_Export.pdf