Optimization of Core Loss for Power Transformer Using Taguchi Method


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  • Balamurugan K S Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology
  • Geetha P Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology
  • Jemimah Carmicharl M Vignan's Lara Institute of Technology and Science
  • Usha S SRM Institute of Science and Technology image/svg+xml




Electrical Losses, Power transformer, flux density, MINITAB, Maxwell's ANOVA analysis


This article focuses on the optimization of process parameters such as core area, core material and voltage for the design of power transformer. It employs Taguchi orthogonal array technique for designing the experiments and its analysis. Utility transformers are usually specified with the losses associated at design stage. The area of the core cross-section applied voltage, as well as the core material all has impact core loss deterioration. The impact of such variables influencing core loss is investigated by executing the model. A small proportion of core as well as the coil assembly experiments is simulated using the Taguchi approach with the orthogonal array. In this study, the core as well as the coil assembly of an 8MVA, 33/11KV, 3 Phase Transformer is modelled in ANSYS MAXWELL software. MINITAB software is used to assess the program's anticipated core loss in order to discover the optimal arrangement for three control variables.


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A G, K S B, P G, M JC, S U. Optimization of Core Loss for Power Transformer Using Taguchi Method. EAI Endorsed Trans Energy Web [Internet]. 2024 Feb. 6 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];11. Available from: https://publications.eai.eu/index.php/ew/article/view/5051