What is Magnetic Engineering?
Magnetic Engineering is design engineering using magnetic technologies to develop innovative solutions. Magnetism is an integral part of Electrical Engineering because it is used in the creation of such components as relays, solenoids, inductors, chokes, coils, loudspeakers, motors, generators, transformers, and electricity meters.
A quick lesson in magnetism
Electromagnetism is the force produced when an electrical current flows through a conductor.
There are two forms of magnetism, Permanent Magnets and Temporary Magnets. Permanent magnets, ones that remain magnetized, are often used in hard drives, motors, cars, generators, televisions, phones, headphones, speakers, transducers, and sensors. Temporary magnets do not remain magnetized on their own and need the magnetic field to be created, often by an electric current running through a coil.
Magnetic material has two poles creating invisible lines of flux around it. This magnetic field attracts and repels like electric forces and when brought together an interaction occurs:
- Repel each other when adjacent poles are the same
- Attract each other when adjacent poles are opposites
Sciencing.com has some great articles on magnetism if you’d like to learn more.
What is ePropelled doing with Magnetic Engineering?
Our patented magnetic gearing technology is a combination of motor design and software control that produces a more efficient method of electric propulsion at various torque and speed levels. Our products can deliver a 25% improvement in efficiency and a major increase in performance. This translates into reduced cost by reducing battery packs or extending range or a combination of the two.