Scientific and Technical Journal

Russian Electromechanics

Russian Electromechanics. 2014; 5: 91-93


Induction heater’s optimal design method

N.N. Klochkova, A.V. Obukhova

N.N. Klochkova, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate professor, Samara State Technical University.

A.V. Obukhova, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate professor, Samara State Technical University. E-mail:



The given paper proposes a methodology of optimal design for induction heating of an axis symmetric workpiece. A distinctive feature of the methodology is a systematic view of the multidimensional areas: as sample points in the parameter space there have been used points of uniformly distributed sequences. It is based on the procedure of sensing the parameter space of the designed INU with the use of so-called PL sequences that have the best characteristics of uniformity among all currently known uniformly distributed sequences. The given optimization method has been used to design the induction heating unit for heating the solidified plastic of a conical shape. As practice has shown the use of the adjustable parameters of the spatial-temporal distribution function of the power sources of internal heat generation opens up new opportunities to improve the efficiency of induction heaters.


Keywords: optimal design, management, optimization criteria, induction smelting.


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