Master Thesis - Coupled thermal and magnetic loss models (f/m/d)

Temporary, Full-time · GRAZ

Your future responsibilities
This Master Thesis topic is focusing on coupling thermal and core loss models of the magnetic component. 

The scope of the project includes following aspects: 
  • Modeling of core loss using electromagnetic FEM simulation. 
  • Analysis and experimental measurements of core losses for different magnetic materials shapes and sizes.  
  • Design of data driven, and analytical models based on the gathered results. 
  • Documentation of research outcomes. 

Your profile
  • Master student in Electrical Engineering or Physics. 
  • Fundamental knowledge of power electronics (basics of semiconductor devices, power converter topologies and control methods). 
  • Experiences with Matlab/Simulink and power electronic circuit simulation tools (e.g., PLECS, LTspice) is a plus. 
  • Experience with PCB and/or CAD design software is a plus. 
  • Experience with multiphysics simulation and FEM simulation tools (e.g., Ansys, COMSOL) is a plus. 
  • Highly enthusiastic and motivated, willing to learn new technologies. 
  • Self-organized and target-oriented working style. 
  • Good communications skills, fluency in English, both written and spoken. 
Important Facts about SAL
  • Start of your employment as soon as possible.
  • Duration: 6 months.
  • State-of-the-art lab facilities and instruments.
  • Home Office possible.
  • € 4.- /day food allowance in restaurants / € 2.- /day in  supermarkets.
  • Family-  & Kids friendly.
  • Free Coffee/Milk/Tee & fresh fruits.
This position is subject to the Collective Agreement for employees in non-university research (Research CA). For this position, we offer a competitive gross salary of EUR 1.713, paid 14 times a year.
About us
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Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) is a top research center for Electronic Based Systems (EBS). At three locations (Graz, Villach, Linz), SAL is conducting research along the entire EBS value chain in the areas of sensor systems, power electronics, RF (radiofrequency) systems, system integration and embedded systems to develop future-oriented solutions for industrial production, health, energy, mobility, safety and more. SAL brings together key players from industry, science and research and thus valuable expertise and know-how and conducts cooperative, application-oriented research along the value chain. Cooperative projects are co-financed by SAL and enable a fast and unbureaucratic project start. SAL is thus shaping the high-tech location Austria and Europe and developing the future 
Innovation is our top priority and so are our employees. We are a family-friendly company and support the compatibility of work and family as much as possible. That is why we have been awarded the Work and Family Certificate until 2023. But we are constantly working on new measures to offer our employees an environment where they feel good, healthy and motivated.

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