​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Professor​ Maarten J. Kamper 

​Electrical Machine Laboratory

​​     ​    ​

RESEARCH P​​​UBLICATIONS

Books:​​​​


Jacek F. Gieras, Rong-Jie Wang, Maarten J. Kamper, Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Brushless Machines, (Second Edition) the Springer, 375 pp, ISBN 978-1-4020-6993-2, 2008 (incl. CD-ROM). [Springer online] [Amazon]  ​​

​​




Jacek F. Gieras, Rong-Jie Wang, Maarten J. Kamper, Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Brushless Machines, Kluwer Academic Publishers (now the Springer), Boston-Dordrecht-London, The Netherlands, 340 pp, ISBN 1-4020-2661-7, 2004[Springer online] [Amazon]


International Journals:

​2021
M. Mabhula and M.J. Kamper, "Model parameter and performance calculation of cylindrical wound-rotor synchronous motors," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp 412-420, March 2021. (PDF)
​2021

C.J.J. Labuschagne and M.J. Kamper, "Wind generator impedance matching in small-scale passive wind energy systems," IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 22558-22568​, 9 Feb 2021. (PDF)
​​2021
C.D. Botha, M.J. Kamper, R-J. Wang and A Chama, "Analytical modeling of surface-mounted consequent-pole linear Vernier hybrid machines," IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 26251-26259, 17 Feb​ 2021. (PDF)
2020
M Mabhula and M.J. Kamper, "Model parameter and performance calculation of cylindrical wound-rotor synchronous motors," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Early Access on IEEEXplore.
​2020
M Mabhula, U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Cross-coupling inductance parameter estimation for more accurate performance evaluation of wound-field flux modulation machines," Electronics, no. 11, vol. 9, 2020. (PDF)
​2020
O.I. Olubamiwa, N. Gule and M.J. Kamper, "Coupled circuit analysis of the brushless doubly fed machine using the winding function theory," ," IET Electric Power Applications, no. 9, vol. 14, Sep 2020, pp. 1558-1569. (PDF)
​2020
P.M. Tlali, R-J. Wang, S. Gerber, C.D. Botha and M.J. Kamper, "Design and performance comparison of Vernier and conventional PM synchronous wind generators," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 2570-2579, May/June 2020. (PDF)
​2019
C.D. Botha and M.J. Kamper, "Capability study of dry gravity energy storage", Journal of Energy Storage 23 (2019), Elsevier, pp. 159–174. (PDF)
​2018
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Intriguing behavioral characteristics of rare-earth-free flux switching wind generators at small- and large-scale power levels", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 54(6), pp. 5772-5782, Nov/Dec 2018. (PDF)
​2018
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Optimisation and design comparison of 10 kW and 3 MW PM flux switching machines for geared medium-speed wind power generators", Electrical Engineering, Springer, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 2509-2525, Dec 2018(PDF)
​2018
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Design and investigation of low-cost PM flux switching machine for geared medium-speed wind energy applications", Electric Power Components and Systems, 2018(PDF)
​2018
M. Mabhula and M.J. Kamper, "Computational efficient parameter and performance prediction of wound-rotor induction motor", IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 54, no. 6, June 2018(PDF)
​2018
B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Formulation and multi-objective design optimization of wound-field flux switching machines for wind energy drives", IEEE Trans. on Ind. Electronics, vol. 65, issue 2, pp. 1828-1836, Feb 2018. (PDF)
​2017
A.S. Erasmus and M.J. Kamper, "Computationally efficient analysis of double PM-Rotor radial-flux eddy current couplers", IEEE Trans. on Ind. App, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 3519-3527, July/August 2017. (PDF)
​2016
PJJ van Wyk and M.J. Kamper, "Simplified analysis of nonoverlap short-circuited coil winding slip permanent magnet couplers", IEEE Trans. on Ind. App., vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 4740-4751, November/December 2016. (PDF)
2016
J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, "Double PM-rotor, toothed, toroidal-winding wind generator: A comparison with conventional winding direct-drive PM wind generators over a wide power range", IEEE Trans. on Ind. App, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 2881-2891, July/August 2016. (PDF)
​2016
E. Howard and M.J. Kamper, "Weighted factor multi-objective design optimization of a reluctance synchronous machine", IEEE Trans. on Ind. App, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 2269-2279, May/June 2016. (PDF)
​2015
F.J.W. Barnard, W.T. Villet and M.J. Kamper, "Hybrid active-flux and arbitrary injection position sensorless control of reluctance synchronous machines", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 5, Sept/Oct 2015, pp 3899-3906. (PDF)
​2015
E. Howard and M.J. Kamper, "Asymmetric flux barrier and skew design optimization of reluctance synchronous machines", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 5, Sept/Oct 2015, pp 3751-3760. (PDF)
​2015
J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, "Design optimization of directly grid-connected PM machines for wind energy applications", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 4, July/Aug 2015, pp 2949-2958.​ (PDF)
​2015
W.T. Villet and M.J. Kamper, "Position sensorless control of a reluctance synchronous wind generator drive with an LC inverter filter", Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 43, Issue 8-10, June 2015, pp 1051-1061. (PDF)
​2015
J.N. Stand​er, G. Venter and M. J. Kamper, "Structural mass reduction by integrating active material in direct drive generator design", Journal of the International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO), Springer (ISSN 1615-147X), April 2015. (PDF)
2014​

W.T Villet and M.J. Kamper, ''Variable-Gear EV Reluctance Synchronous Motor Drives—An Evaluation of Rotor Structures for Position-Sensorless Control'', IEEE Transactions on Industry Electronics, vol. 61, no. 10, pp. 5732 - 5740, October. 2014. (PDF)
2014
Z Mounton and M.J. Kamper, ''Modeling and Optimal Design of an Eddy Current Coupling for Slip-Synchronous Permanent Magnet Wind Generators'', IEEE Transactions on Industry Electronics, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3367 - 3376, July. 2014. (PDF)
2014J.H.J Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Modeling and Stability Analysis of a Direct-Drive Direct-Grid Slip–Synchronous Permanent-Magnet Wind Generator'', IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 1738 - 1747, May-June. 2014. (PDF)
2014J.H.J Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Calculation Methods and Effects of End-Winding Inductance and Permanent-Magnet End Flux on Performance Prediction of Nonoverlap Winding Permanent-Magnet Machines'', IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 2458 - 2466, July-Aug. 2014. (PDF)
2014J.H.J Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Optimum Design and Comparison of Slip Permanent-Magnet Couplings With Wind Energy as Case Study Application'', IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 3223 - 3234, September-October. 2014. (PDF)
2012R. Vermaak and M.J. Kamper, ''Experimental evaluation and predictive control of an air-cored linear generator for direct drive wave energy converters'', IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 1817-1826, Nov/Dec 2012. (PDF)
2012N. Gule and M.J. Kamper, ''Multi-phase cage rotor induction machine drive with direct implementation of brush dc operation'', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 2014-2021, Nov/Dec 2012. (PDF)
2012A.J. Rix and M.J. Kamper, ''Radial-flux permanent-magnet hub drives: a comparison based on stator and rotor topologies'', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 2475-2483, June 2012. (PDF)
2012J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Design of new concept direct grid-connected slip-synchronous permanent-magnet wind generator'', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 913-922, May/June 2012. (PDF)
2012J.N. Stander, G. Venter and KAMPER MJ, ''Review of direct-drive radial flux wind turbine generator mechanical design'', Wind Energy 2012; 15(3): 459-472.
2012R. Vermaak and M.J. Kamper, ''Design aspects of a novel topology air-cored permanent magnet linear generator for direct drive wave energy converters'', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 2104-2115, May 2012. (PDF)
2012J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Torque and voltage quality in design optimization of low-cost non-overlap single layer winding permanent magnet wind generator'', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 2147-2156, May 2012. (PDF)
2011J.A. Stegmann and M.J Kamper, ''Design aspects of double-sided rotor radial flux air-cored permanent-magnet wind generator'', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 767-776, March/Apr 2011. (PDF)
2010H.W. de Kock, A.J. Rix, M.J. Kamper, "Optimal Torque Control of Synchronous Machines Based on Finite Element Analysis", IEEE Trans Industrial Electronics, 50(1):413-419, Jan. 2010. (PDF)
2009H.W. de Kock, M.J. Kamper, R.M. Kennel, "Anisotropy Comparison of Reluctance and PM Synchronous Machines for Position Sensorless Control Using HF Carrier Injection", IEEE Trans. Power Electronics24(8):1905-1913, August 2009. (PDF)
2009J.J. Germishuizen, M.J. Kamper, "IPM Traction Machine With Single-Layer Non-Overlapping Concentrated Windings", IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, 45(4):1387-1394, July/Aug 2009. (PDF)
2008 M.J. Kamper, R-J Wang, F.R. Rossouw, ''Analysis and Performance of Axial Flux Permanent-Magnet Machine with Air-Cored Non-overlapping Concentrated Stator Windings'', IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications,44(5): 1495-1504, Sep/Oct 2008. (PDF)
2007 Y. Ai, M.J. Kamper, A. Le Roux, ''Novel direct field and direct torque control of six-phase induction machine with special current waveform'', IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, 43(6): 1534-1543, Nov/Dec 2007. (PDF)
2007 H. de Kock, M.J. Kamper, "Dynamic Control of the Permanent Magnet Assisted Reluctance Synchronous Machine", IET, Electric Power Applications, 1(2): 153 - 160, March 2007. (PDF)
2007 M.J. Kamper, S.W. Rasmeni, R.-J. Wang, "Finite element time-step simulation of the switched reluctance machine drive under single pulse mode operation", IEEE Trans. on Magnetics43(7): 3202 - 3208, July 2007. (PDF)
2005 R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, R.T. Dobson, "Development of a thermofluid model for axial field permanent magnet machines", IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion20(1): 80 - 87, March 2005. (PDF)
2005 R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, K. Van der Westhuizen, J.F. Gieras, "Optimal design of a coreless stator axial field permanent magnet generator", IEEE Trans. on Magnetics41(1): 55 - 64, January 2005. (PDF)
2004 R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, "Calculation of eddy current loss in axial field permanent magnet machine with coreless stator'', IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, 19(3): 532 - 538, September 2004. (PDF)
2004 S.T. Scowby, R.T. Dobson, M.J. Kamper, "Thermal modelling of an axial flux permanent magnet machine", Applied Thermal Engineering, 24(2-3), 193 - 207, 2004. (Link)
2002 R.-J. Wang, H. Mohellebi, T.J. Flack, M.J. Kamper, J.D. Buys, M. Feliachi, "Two-dimensional Cartesian air-gap element (CAGE) for dynamic finite element modeling of electrical machines with a flat air-gap'', IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, 38(2): 1357 - 1360, March 2002. (PDF)
2002X.B. Bomela, M.J. Kamper, "Effect of stator chording and rotor skewing on performance of reluctance synchronous machine", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, 38(1): 91 - 100, January 2002. (PDF)
2001J. Malan, M.J. Kamper, "Performance of a hybrid electric vehicle using reluctance synchronous machine technology", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, 37(5): 1319 - 1324, 2001. (PDF)
1999N.F. Lombard, M.J. Kamper, "Analysis and performance of an iron-less stator axial flux PM machine", IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, 14(4): 1051 - 1056, 1999. (PDF)
1996M.J. Kamper, F.S. van der Merwe, S. Williamson, "Direct finite element design optimisation of cageless reluctance synchronous machine", IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, 11(3): 547 - 555, September 1996. (PDF)
1994M.J. Kamper, A.F. Volschenk, "Effect of rotor dimensions and cross magnetisation on Ld and Lq inductances of reluctance synchronous machine with cageless flux barrier rotor", IEE Proceedings B, Electric Power Applications, 141(4): 213 - 220, July 1994. (PDF)
1994R. Jobing, F.S. van der Merwe, M.J. Kamper, "Digital implementation of bus clamped space vector modulation ", IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, 9(2): 344 - 348, June 1994. (PDF)

National Journals:
2006S.E. Sibande, M.J. Kamper, R.-J. Wang, "Design and performance evaluation of a medium power PM-assisted reluctance synchronous traction machine using bonded PM-sheets", SAIEE Africa Research Journal, 97(1): 14 - 21, March 2006. (Link) (PDF)
2006E.T. Rakgati, M.J. Kamper, "Torque performance of optimally designed three and five phase reluctance synchronous machines with two rotor structures'', SAIEE Africa Research Journal, 97(1): 43 - 49, March 2006. (Link)
2004P.D. Fick, M.J. Kamper, "Accurate digital current control of the reluctance synchronous machine with constant current angle", Trans. SAIEE, 95(1):47 - 50, March 2004. (Link)
2001R.-J. Wang, R.T. Dobson, M.J. Kamper, "Thermofluid analysis of an axial flux permanent magnet (AFPM) generator'', S.A. Institution of Mechanical Engineering, R & D Journal, 17(1): 18 - 26, March 2001( paper received a silver medal from SAIMechE )
1995M.J. Kamper, A.T. Mackay, "Optimum control of the reluctance synchronous machine with a cageless flux barrier rotor", Trans. SAIEE86(2):49 - 56, June 1995.
1995M.J. Kamper, "Permanent magnet brushless DC machines", Elektron (Journal of the SAIEE), pp. 15-16, June 1995.
1995M.J. Kamper, "Reluctance machines for variable speed drives", Elektron (Journal of the SAIEE), pp. 27-28, July 1995.
1993M.J. Kamper, "Permanent magnet electrical machine for photovoltaic-powered water pumps", Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 4(3): 79-80, August 1993.

International Conference Papers:
​2021
​M. Mabhula, A. Botes, M.J. Kamper and U.B. Akuru, "Modelling and simulation of a DC-excited vernier reluctance machine as a synchronous condenser," IEEE 2021 Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference/Robotics and Mechatronics/Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (SAUPEC/RobMech/PRASA), Potchefstroom (South Africa), Jan 27-28, 2021. (PDF)
​2020
J. Dippenaar and M.J. Kamper, "Simple robust rotor 5 MW synchronous reluctance generator," 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, Michigan (USA), pp. 1426-1432, Oct 11-15, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
D.K Ockhuis and M.J. Kamper, "Hybrid excitation method for higher-pole number synchronous generators," 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, Michigan (USA), pp. 1439-1446, Oct 11-15, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Optimisation and design performance of a small-scale DC vernier reluctance machine for direct-drive wind generator drives," 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, Michigan (USA), pp. 2965-2970, Oct 11-15, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
S. Pastellides, S. Gerber, R-J. Wang and M.J. Kamper, "Design of a surface-mounted PM motor for improved flux weakening performance," 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 1772-1778, Aug 23-26, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
M. Mabhula and M.J. Kamper, "Gradient-based multi-objective design optimisation formulation of grid-connected wound-rotor induction motors," 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 163-169, Aug 23-26, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
C.J.J. Labuschagne and M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of PM rotor topologies for impedance matching of small-scale passive DC-connected wind generator systems," 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 1896-1902, Aug 23-26, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
K.S Garner and M.J. Kamper, "Rotor yoke effect on core losses of a non-overlap wound-rotor synchronous machine," 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 2644-2650, Aug 23-26, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
C.D. Botha, M.J. Kamper, R-J. Wang and A.J. Sorgdrager, "Force ripple and cogging force minimisation criteria of single-sided consequent-pole linear vernier hybrid machines," 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 469-475, Aug 23-26, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Presentation of novel high torque density dual-stator wound-field flux modulation machines," 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 2026-2032, Aug 23-26, 2020. (PDF)​
​​2020
J. Dippenaar and M.J. Kamper, "A robust 5 MW split-pole synchronous reluctance generator," 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 1841-1847, Aug 23-26, 2020. (PDF)
​​2020
M.J. Kamper, C. Africa, C.J.J. Labuschagne and L.P. Mdakane, "Line reactance criteria for minimizing line current harmonic content in diode rectifier connected wind generator systems," 2020 Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference/Robotics and Mechatronics/Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (SAUPEC/RobMech/PRASA), Cape Town (South Africa), January 29-31, IEEE 2020: 539-544. (PDF)
​​2020
D.K. Ockhuis and M.J. Kamper, "Impedance matching of direct grid-connected renewable energy synchronous generators," 2020 Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference/Robotics and Mechatronics/Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (SAUPEC/RobMech/PRASA), Cape Town (South Africa), January 29-31, IEEE 2020: 487-492. (PDF)
​​2020
C.D. Botha and M.J. Kamper, "Linear electric machine-based gravity energy storage for wind farm integration," 2020 Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference/Robotics and Mechatronics/Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (SAUPEC/RobMech/PRASA), Cape Town (South Africa), January 29-31, IEEE 2020: 262-267. (PDF)
​2019
L.P. Mdakane and M.J. Kamper, "Simple robust MPPT control for wind energy DC-grid connected systems", IEEE 45th Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2019), Lisbon (Portugal), 14-17 Oct 2019.
​​​2019
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "A modest attempt on the electromagnetic design and performance prediction of turbo wound-field flux switching synchronous condensers", 2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Baltimore, Maryland (USA), Sept 29-Oct 3, 2019.
​​​2019
D.K. Ockhuis and M.J. Kamper, "Grid Connection power converter and speed controller for slip-synchronous wind generators", 2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Baltimore, Maryland (USA), Sept 29-Oct 3, 2019.
​​​2019
CJJ Labuschagne and M.J. Kamper, "Design optimisation and comparison of fractional-slot overlap and non-overlap winding direct-drive PM wind generators for DC-connected applications", 2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Baltimore, Maryland (USA), Sept 29-Oct 3, 2019.
​​​2019
M. Mabhula and M.J. Kamper, "Steady-state performance analysis of direct-on-line cylindrical wound-rotor synchronous motors", IEEE Workshop on Electrical Machines Design, Control and Diagnosis (WEMDCD), Athens (Greece), 22-23 April 2019.
2019
M. Laumann, M.J. Kamper, C. Weiner and R. Kennel, "FEM based analysis of the impact of temperature on the stability range of anisotropy based encoder-less control schemes", 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Melbourne (Australia), 13-15 Feb, 2019.
​​2018
M. Mabhula and M.J. Kamper, "Design optimization of cylindrical-rotor synchronous-induction motors", 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Portland, Oregon (USA), pp. 5778-5785, Sept 23-27, 2018.
​​2018
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Novel experimentation of a 10 kW geared medium-speed wound-field flux switching wind generator drive", 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Portland, Oregon (USA), pp. 6492-6498, Sept 23-27, 2018.
​​2018
C.J.J. Labuschagne and M.J. Kamper, "Design optimisation and comparison of non-overlap winding PM wind generators for active and passive battery charging systems", 23rd International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Alexandroupoli, Greece, pp. 690-696, September 3-6, 2018.
​​2018
C.J.J. Labuschagne and M.J. Kamper, "Performance analysis of direct-drive PM synchronous wind generator for maximum power point direct battery charging", 23rd International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Alexandroupoli, Greece, pp. 358-364, September 3-6, 2018.
2018
U.B. Akuru, K.S. Garner and M.J. Kamper, "Design optimisation and comparison of large-scale non-overlap wound-field machines", 23rd International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Alexandroupoli, Greece, pp. 2117-2122, September 3-6, 2018.
​​​2017
E. Howard and M.J. Kamper, "Reluctance synchronous wind generator design optimisation in the megawatt, medium speed range", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2017), Cincinnati, OH (USA), pp. 1864-1871, 1-5 October 2017.
​​​2017
N. Dumakude and M.J. Kamper, "Performance evaluation of slip couplers with spoke- and surface-mounted PM for wind energy applications", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2017), Cincinnati, OH (USA), pp. 3703-3709, 1-5 October 2017.
​​​2017
K.S. Karner and M.J. Kamper, "Reducing MMF harmonics and core loss effect of non-overlap winding wound rotor synchronous machine (WRSM)", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2017), Cincinnati, OH (USA), pp. 1850-1856, 1-5 October 2017.
​​​2017
L.L. Amuhaya and M.J. Kamper, "Design by optimisation of a buried PM variable-flux wind generator for grid connection", International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM) and International conference on Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines and Power Electronics (ACEMP), Brasov (Romania), pp. 305-310, 25-27 May 2017.
​​​2017
L.L. Amuhaya and M.J. Kamper, "Design and Optimisation of Variable-flux Synchronous Generators over the Grid-code Range Using Analytical and PSO Methods", International Conference on Domestic Use of Energy (DUE), Cape Town (South Africa), pp. 160-166, 4–5 April 2017.
​​2017​
M. Mabhula and M.J. Kamper, "Saliency and mutual inductance effect in cylindrical wound-rotor synchronous motor", IEEE Workshop on Electrical Machines Design, Control and Diagnosis (WEMDCD), Nottingham, UK,  pp. 152-157, 20-21 April 2017.
2016
U.B. Akuru and M. J. Kamper, "Performance comparison of optimum wound-field and ferrite PM flux switching machines for wind energy applications", International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 2478-2485, September 2016.
​2016
A.S. Erasmus and M.J. Kamper, "Multi-objective design optimisation and Pareto front visualisation of radial-flux eddy current coupling for a wind generator drivetrain", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2016), Milwaukee, WI (USA), September 2016.
​2016
​​J.C. MitchellM.J. Kamper and C.M. Hackl, "Small-scale reluctance synchronous generator variable speed wind turbine system with DC transmission linked inverters", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2016), Milwaukee, WI (USA), September 2016.
​2016
L.L. Amuhaya and M. J. Kamper, "Effect of rotor field winding MMF on performance of grid-compliant hybrid-PM slip synchronous wind generator", IEEE PES Power Africa Conference, Livingston, Zambia, pp. 254-258, July 2016.
​2016
C.M. Hackl, M.J. Kamper, J. Kullick, and J. Mitchel, "Current control of reluctance synchronous machines with online adjustment of the controller parameters", Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Santa Clara (USA), pp. 153-160, 8-10 June 2016.
​2015
A.S. Erasmus and M.J. Kamper, "Analysis for design optimisation of double PM-rotor radial flux eddy current couplers", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2015), Montreal, Canada, 20-24 September 2015, pp 6503-6510.
​2015
U.B. Akuru and M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of flux switching PM machines for medium-speed wind generator drives", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2015), Montreal, Canada, 20-24 September 2015, pp. 1925-1931.
​2015
L.L. Amuhaya and M.J. Kamper, "Design and optimisation of grid compliant variable-flux PM synchronous generator for wind turbine applications", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2015), Montreal, Canada, 20-24 September 2015, pp 829-836.
​2015
E. Howard and M.J. Kamper, "Weighted factor multi-objective design optimisation of a reluctance synchronous machine", IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2015), Coeur d’Alène, Idaho, USA, 10-13 May 2015, pp 1781-1789.
​2015
P.J.J. van Wyk and M.J. Kamper, "Simplified analysis technique for double layer non-overlap multiphase slip permanent magnet couplings in wind energy applications", IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2015), Coeur d’Alène, Idaho, USA, 10-13 May 2015, pp 1317-1323.
2015
J.N. Stander, G. Venter and M.J. Kamper, "Multidisciplinary optimisation of a slip synchronous PM generator (SS-PMG)", DEWEK 2015, 12th German Wind Energy Conference, Bremen, Germany, 19-20 May 2015.
​2015
A.T. Loubser and M.J. Kamper, "Design optimisation of reluctance synchronous machine for drive system efficiency", IEEE Workshop on Electrical Machines Design, Control and Diagnosis (WEMDCD), Torino, Italy, pp 60-65, 26-27 March, 2015.
2014F.J.W. Barnard, W.T Villet and M.J. Kamper, 'Hybrid Active-Flux and Arbitrary Injection Position Sensorless Control of Reluctance Synchronous Machines'', International Symposium on Power Electronics,
Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion (SPEEDAM), Ischia, Italy, 2014. (PDF)
2014M.H.A Prins and M.J. Kamper, ''Design Optimisation of Field-Intensified Permanent Magnet Machine'', Electrical Machines (ICEM), 2014 International Conference, Berlin, Germany, 2014.(PDF)
2014J.H.J Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Evaluation, Application and Comparison of a Double-Rotor Toothed Toroidal Winding Wind Generator Over a Wide Power Range'', Electrical Machines (ICEM), 2014 International Conference, Berlin, Germany, 2014.(PDF)
2014Eduan Howard, M.J. Kamper and S Gerber, ''Flux Barrier and Skew Design Optimisation of Reluctance Synchronous Machines'', Electrical Machines (ICEM), 2014 International Conference, Berlin, Germany, 2014. (PDF)
2013WN. Gule and M.J. Kamper, ''Analysis of Brush DC Equivalent Controlled Multiphase Cage Rotor Induction Machines'', Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives (POWERENG), Fourth International Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013. (PDF)
2013W.T. Villet, M.H.A Prins, C.W. Vorster and M.J. Kamper, ''Saliency performance investigation of Synchronous Machines for Position Sensorless Controlled EV drives'', Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives (SLED), 2013 IEEE International Symposium, Munich, Germany, 2013.(PDF)
2013W.T Villet and M.J. Kamper, ''Design of a Reluctance Synchronous Machine for Saliency Based Position Sensorless Control at Zero Reference Current'', Industrial Technology (ICIT), IEEE International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2013.(PDF)
2013J.H van Wijk and M.J. Kamper, ''Double-Sided Rotor Technology for Iron-Cored Permanent Magnet Wind Generators: An Evaluation'', Industrial Technology (ICIT), IEEE International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2013.(PDF)
2013A. Spies and M.J. Kamper, ''Reactive Power Control of a Direct Grid Connected Slip Synchronous Permanent Magnet Wind Generator'', Industrial Technology (ICIT), IEEE International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2013.(PDF)
2013N. Gule and M.J. Kamper, ''The BDCE Equivalent Control Method for Multiphase Induction Machine'', Industrial Technology (ICIT), IEEE International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2013.(PDF)
2013M.H.A Prins, C.W Vorster and M.J. Kamper, ''Reluctance Synchronous and Field Intensified-PM Motors for Variable-Gear Electric Vehicle Drives'', Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE), Denver, CO, USA, 2013.(PDF)
2013J.H.J Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Design Specifications and Optimisation of a Directly Grid-Connected PM Wind Generator'', Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE), Denver, CO, USA, 2013.(PDF)
2013W.T. Villet, M.H.A Prins, C.W. Vorster and M.J. Kamper, "Saliency performance investigation of synchronous machines for position sensorless controlled EV drives", Fourth IEEE International Symposium on Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives (SLED), Munich (Germany), 17-19 October, 2013.(PDF)
2013J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, "Design specifications and optimisation of a directly grid-connected PM wind generator", Fifth Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition (ECCE), Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado (USA), 15-19 September, 2013, pp. 882-889. (PDF)
2013M.H.A. Prins, C.W. Vorster and M.J. Kamper, "Reluctance synchronous and field intensified-PM motors for variable-gear electric vehicle drives", Fifth Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition (ECCE) , Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado (USA), 15-19 September, 2013, pp. 657-664. (PDF)
2013N. Gule and M.J. Kamper, "Analysis of brush DC equivalent controlled multiphase cage rotor induction machines", Fourth Int. Conf. on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives (POWERENG), Istanbull (Turkey), 13-17 May, 2013, pp 271-276.
2013J.H. van Wijk and M.J. Kamper, "Double-sided rotor technology for iron-cored permanent magnet wind generators: an evaluation", IEEE Int. Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Cape Town (SA), 25-27 Feb, 2013, pp 1892-1897. (PDF)
2013A.T. Spies and M.J. Kamper, "Reactive power control of a direct grid connected slip synchronous permanent magnet wind generator", IEEE Int. Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Cape Town (SA), 25-27 Feb, 2013, pp 770-775. (PDF)
2013W.T. Villet and M.J. Kamper, "Design of a reluctance synchronous machine for saliency based position sensorless control at zero reference current", IEEE Int. Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Cape Town (SA), 25-27 Feb, 2013, pp 301-306. (PDF)
2013N. Gule and M.J. Kamper, "The BDCE equivalent control method for multiphase induction machine", IEEE Int. Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Cape Town (SA), 25-27 Feb, 2013, pp 1909-1914.
2012J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, "Optimum design and technology evaluation of slip permanent magnet generators for wind energy applications", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo (ECCE), Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina (USA), Sept. 15-20, 2012, pp 2342-2349. (PDF)
2012P. Bouwer and M.J. Kamper, "Sensorless small-scale variable speed wind energy conversion system incorporating DTC-SVM of direct-drive PMSG with LC filter", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo (ECCE), Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina (USA), Sept. 15-20, 2012, pp 3756-3763. (PDF)
2012M.J. Kamper and W.T. Villet, "Design and performance of compensated reluctance synchronous machine drive with extended constant power speed range", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo (ECCE), Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina (USA), Sept. 15-20, 2012, pp 4330-4337.(PDF)
2012W.T. Villet, M.J. Kamper, P. Landsmann and R. Kennel, "Hybrid position sensorless vector control of a reluctance synchronous machine through the entire speed range", 15th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference and Exposition (EPE-PEMC 2012 ECCE Europe), Novi Sad (Serbia), 4-6 Sept. 2012. (PDF)
2012N. Gule and M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of rotor bar and end ring current waveform of brush DC equivalent controlled multiphase cage rotor induction machine", International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Palais des Congrès et des Expositions, Marseille (France), 2-5 Sept 2012, pp 941-951. (PDF)
2012P.J. Randewijk and M.J. Kamper, "Analytical analysis of a radial flux air-cored permanent magnet machine with a double-sided rotor and non-overlapping double-layer windings", International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Palais des Congrès et des Expositions, Marseille (France), 2-5 Sept, 2012, pp 1178-184. (PDF)
2012J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of calculation methods and the effect of end-winding inductance on the performance of non-overlap winding PM machines", International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Palais des Congrès et des Expositions, Marseille (France), 2-5 Sept, 2012, pp 243-249.(See under Int. Journals)
2012Z. Mouton and M.J. Kamper, "Design of an eddy-current coupling for slip-synchronous permanent magnet wind generators", International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), Palais des Congrès et des Expositions, Marseille (France), 2-5 Sept 2012, pp 633-639. (See under Int. Journals)
2012W.T. Villet, M.J. Kamper, P. Landsmann and R. Kennel, "Evaluation of a simplified high frequency injection position sensorless control method for reluctance synchronous machine drives", Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Conference (PEMD), University of Bristol, Bristol (UK), 27-29 March, 2012.(PDF)
2011U. Hoffmann and M.J. Kamper, "Synchronisation controller for direct grid connection of a slip-PM wind turbine generator", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo (ECCE), Phoenix, Arizona, Sept. 18-22, 2011, pp 2373-2380. (PDF)
2011M.J. Kamper, J.H.J. Potgieter, J.A. Stegmann and P. Bouwer "Comparison of air-cored and iron-cored non-overlap winding radial flux permanent magnet direct drive wind generators", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo (ECCE), Phoenix, Arizona, Sept. 18-22, 2011, pp 1620-1627.(PDF)
2011P.J. Randewijk and M.J. Kamper, "Torque analysis of a radial flux air-cored permanent magnet machine with a double-sided rotor and non-overlapping windings", COMPUMAG 2011, Sydney (Australia), 12-15 July 2011.
2011P. Bouwer, J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, "Modelling and dynamic performance of a direct-drive direct-grid slip permanent magnet wind generator", IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2011), Niagara Falls (Canada), 15-18 May, 2011, pp 137-142.(PDF)
2011R. Vermaak and M.J. Kamper, "Construction and control of an air-cored permanent magnet linear generator for direct drive wave energy converters", IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2011), Niagara Falls (Canada), 15-18 May, 2011, pp 1076-1081.(PDF)
2011N. Gule and M.J. Kamper, "Multi-phase cage rotor induction machine drive with direct implementation of brush dc operation", IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2011), Niagara Falls (Canada), 15-18 May, 2011, pp 348-353.(PDF)
2010D. Wills, M.J. Kamper, "Analytical prediction of rotor eddy current loss due to stator slotting in PM machines", IEEE Energy Conversion and Conference and Expo, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 12-16 September 2010. (PDF)
2010J. Potgieter, M.J. Kamper,"Design of new concept permanent magnet induction wind generator", IEEE Energy Conversion and Conference and Expo (ECCE), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 12-16 September 2010. (PDF)
2010A.J. Rix, M.J. Kamper,"Comparison of Non-Overlap Winding Radial Flux PM Hub Drives for EVs", Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 6p, 6-8 September, 2010, Rome, Italy. (PDF)
2010R-J Wang, M.J. Kamper,"Force Calculation of Electric Machines with a Flat Air-Gap Using Hybrid Finite Element Mesh", Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 3p, 6-8 September, 2010, Rome, Italy. (PDF)
2010J. Germishuizen, M.J. Kamper,"Classification of Symmetrical Non-Overlapping Three-Phase Windings", Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 6p, 6-8 September, 2010, Rome, Italy. (PDF)
2010J. Potgieter, M.J. Kamper,"Cogging Torque Sensitivity in Design Optimisation of Low Cost Non-Overlap Winding PM Wind Generator", Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 6p, 6-8 September, 2010, Rome, Italy. (PDF)
2010R. Vermaak, M.J. Kamper,"Design of a Novel Air-Cored Permanent Magnet Linear Generator for Wave Energy Conversion", Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 6p, 6-8 September, 2010, Rome, Italy. (PDF)
2010P. Landsmann, H. de Kock, M.J. Kamper, R. Kennel,"Fundamental Saliency Based Encodeless Control for Reluctance Synchronous Machines", Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 6p, 6-8 September, 2010, Rome, Italy. (PDF)
2010D. Wills, M.J. Kamper,"Reducing PM Eddy Current Rotor Losses by Partial Magnet and Rotor Yoke Segmentation", Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), 6p, 6-8 September, 2010, Rome, Italy. (PDF)
2010J.H. van Wijk, M.J. Kamper,"C-core topology for PM wind generators with non-overlap iron-cored stator windings", 5th Int'l Conf on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD), Brighton, UK, 6p, 19-21 April 2010. (PDF)
2010R. Vermaak, M.J. Kamper,"Novel permanent magnet linear generator topology for wave energy conversion", 5th Int'l Conf on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD), Brighton, UK, 6p, 19-21 April 2010. (PDF)
2009R. Vermaak, J.H.J. Potgieter, M.J. Kamper,"Grid-Connected VSC-HVDC Wind Farm System and Control Using Permanent Magnet Induction Generators", IEEE Power Electronic and Drive Systems Conference, 6p,Taipei, Taiwan, 2-5 November 2009.
2009A Stegmann, M.J. Kamper,"Design Aspects of Medium Power Double Rotor Radial Flux Air-cored PM Wind Generators", IEEE Energy Conversion and Conference and Expo, San Jose, USA, 19-24 September 2009, pp. 3634 - 3640.
2008M.J. Kamper,"Comparison of Linear Permanent Magnet Machine with Overlapping and Non-overlapping Air-cored Stator Windings", 4th Int'l Conf on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD2008), York, St John University College, UK, 2008.
2008H.W. de Kock, A.J. Rix, M.J. Kamper,"Optimal Torque Control of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine in the Full Speed Range", Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM2008), 6-9 September, 2008, Vilamoura, Portugal.
2008H.W. de Kock, M.J. Kamper, R.M. Kennel,"Anisotropy Comparison of Reluctance and PM Synchronous Machines for Low Speed Position Sensorless Applications", Proceedings of 13th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (EPE-PEMC2008), pp.874-881,  1-3 September 2008, Poznan, Poland.
2008H.W. de Kock, R.M. Kennel, "Load-dependency Compensation for Position Sensorless Control of Industrial Servo Drives", VDE/VDI Conference Propulsion Systems, pp.77-83, 23-24 September 2008, Boeblingen, Germany
2008M.J. Kamper, A.J. Rix, D.A. Wills, R-J Wang,"Formulation, Finite-Element Modelling and Winding Factors of Non-overlap Winding Permanent Magnet Machines", Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM2008), 6-9 Septeme, 2008, Vilamoura, Portugal.
2008N. Gule, M.J. Kamper,"Optimal Ratio of Field to Torque Phases in Multi-Phase Induction Machines Using Special Phase Current Waveforms", Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM2008), 6-9 Septeme, 2008, Vilamoura, Portugal.
2007 F.G. Rossouw, M.J. Kamper,"Use of Air-Cored Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Generator in Direct Battery Charging Wind Energy Systems", 7th Int'l Conf on Power Electronics and Drive Systems, 27-30 Nov, 2007, Bangkok, Thailand (7E.02.P372)
2007 P.J. Randewijk, M.J. Kamper, R-J Wang,"Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Radial Flux Air-cored Permanent Magnet Machines with Concentrated Coils", 7th Int'l Conf on Power Electronics and Drive Systems, 27-30 Nov, 2007, Bangkok, Thailand (2A.04.P436)
2007 H.W. de Kock, M.J. Kamper, O.C. Ferreira, R.M. Kennel,"Position Sensorless Control of the Reluctance Synchronous Machine Considering High Frequency Inductances", 7th Int'l Conf on Power Electronics and Drive Systems, 27-30 Nov, 2007, Bangkok, Thailand (6A.04.P375)
2007 A. Rix, M.J. Kamper, R-J Wang, ''Design and Performance Evaluation of Concentrated Coil Permanent Magnet Machines for In-Wheel Drives'', IEEE-IEMDC Conference, p.770 - 775, Turkey, May 2007.
2007 E.T. Rakgati, M.J. Kamper, ''Equivalent circuit parameter identification of six-phase reluctance DC machine using finite element method'', IEEE-IEMDC Conference, Turkey, p.910 - 915, May 2007.
2007 M.J. Kamper, R-J Wang, F.R. Rossouw, ''Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Axial Flux Air-Cored Stator Permanent Magnet Machine with Concentrated Coils'', IEEE-IEMDC Conference, p.13 - 20, Turkey, May 2007.
2006 E.T. Rakgati, M.J. Kamper, A.D. Le Roux, ''Torque performance of optimally designed six-phase reluctance DC machine'', IEEE-IAS Annual Meeting, Florida, USA, October 2006.
2006 Y. Ai, M.J. Kamper, A.D. Le Roux, ''Novel direct field and direct torque control of six-phase induction machine with special current waveform'', IEEE-IAS Annual Meeting, Florida, USA, October 2006.
2006 D.M. Jacobs, M.J. Kamper, ''A new voltage control method with high order compensation loop for medium to high power distributed generation inverter supply units'', IEEE-IAS Annual Meeting, Florida, USA, October 2006.
2005 Y. Ai, M.J. Kamper, Y. Wang, "Investigation of airgap flux density and torque performance of 6-phase induction motor with special phase current waveform", Int'l Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS'05), Nanjing, China, September, 2005.
2004 D.J. van Schalkwyk, M.J. Kamper, "Effect of hub motor mass on stability and comfort of electric vehicles", IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (IEEE-VPPC), Windsor, England, September 2006.
2004 S.E. Sibande, M.J. Kamper, R.-J. Wang, E.T. Rakgati, "Optimal design of a PM-assisted rotor for a large power reluctance synchronous machine" , IEEE AFRICON Conference Proceedings, (2):793 - 797, Botswana, September, 2004.
2004 E.T. Rakgati, M.J. Kamper, "Torque performance of optimally designed three and five phase reluctance synchronous machines with two rotor structures'', IEEE AFRICON Conference Proceedings, (1):625 - 630, Botswana, September, 2004.
2004 Y. Ai, M.J. Kamper, Y. Wang, S. Yuan, "Torque performance investigation of double three-phase motor using special current waveform", Int'l Power Electronics & Motion Control Conference (IPEMC'04), Xian, China, August, 2004.
2002 R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of eddy current losses in axial flux permanent magnet (AFPM) machine with an ironless stator", 37th IEEE-IAS Annual Meeting Record, Pittsburgh, USA, October 2002.
2002 S.W. Rasmeni, M.J. Kamper, P.D. Fick, N.T. Salaze, "Finite element based simulation of the current waveform of the switched reluctance machine", IEEE AFRICON Conference Record, George, South Africa 2002.
2002 P.D. Fick, M.J. Kamper, "Accurate digital current control of the reluctance synchronous machine with constant current angle", IEEE AFRICON Conference Record, George, South Africa 2002.
2000 X.B. Bomela, M.J. Kamper, "Effect of machine design on performance of reluctance synchronous machines", 35th IEEE-IAS Conference Record, Rome, Italy, 2000.
2000 J.J. Germishuizen, F.S. van der Merwe, K. van der Westhuizen, M.J. Kamper, "Performance comparison of reluctance synchronous and induction traction drives for electrical multiple units", 35th IEEE-IAS Conference Record. Rome, Italy, 2000.
2000 J. Malan, M.J. Kamper, "Performance of hybrid electric vehicle using reluctance syn­chronous machine technology", 35th IEEE-IAS Conference Record, Rome, Italy, 2000.
2000 D.N. Mbidi, K. van der Westhuizen, R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, J. Blom, "Mechanical design considerations of a double-stage axial-flux PM machine", 35th IEEE-IAS Conference Record, Rome, Italy, 2000.
1999 X.B. Bomela, M.J. Kamper, "Effect of stator chording and rotor skewing on average torque and torque ripple of a reluctance synchronous machine", Proceedings of the 5th IEEE AFRICON Conference, Cape Town, 1999; (2): 687- 690.
1999 L.M. Sitsha, M.J. Kamper, "Some design aspects of tapered and straight stator pole 6:4 switched reluctance machines", Proceedings of the 5th IEEE AFRICON Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 1999; (2): 683 - 686.
1998 S.K. Jackson, M.J. Kamper, "Position sensorless control of a medium-power traction reluctance synchronous machine", Proc. of International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM'98)(3): 2208 - 2211, Istanbul, Turkey, 1998.
1998 J. Malan, M.J. Kamper, P.N.T. Williams, "Reluctance synchronous machine drive for hybrid electric vehicle", IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE'98) Proceedings, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 1998; (2): 367- 372.
1998 X.B. Bomela, S.K. Jackson, M.J. Kamper, "Performance of small and medium-power flux barrier rotor reluctance synchronous machine drives", Proc. of International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM'98), Istanbul, 1998: 95 - 99.
1997 M.J. Kamper, "The reluctance synchronous machine as traction motor", Proceedings of the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR). Firenze, Italy, 1997; D: 335-341.
1997 J. Zhao, M.J. Kamper, F.S. van der Merwe, "On-line control method to reduce mechanical vibration and torque ripple in reluctance synchronous machine drives", Proceedings of the IECON'97. New Orleans, USA, 1997; (1): 126 - 131.
1993 R.A. Trubenbach, A.T. Mackay, M.J. Kamper, " Performance of a reluctance synchronous machine under vector control", 24th Annual IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC'93), 20-24 June 1993; pp: 803 - 808.

National Conference Papers:
2014M M Guldenpfennig and M.J. Kamper, ''Battery powered electric vineyard tractors: a Feasibility study'', South African Power and Energy Conference, South Africa, 2013. (PDF)
2013W.T. Villet and M.J. Kamper, ''Evaluation of Reluctance Synchronous Machine Rotor Topologies for Position Sensorless Control'', South African Power and Energy Conference, South Africa, 2013. (PDF)
2013J.H.J Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, ''Design Considerations in the Implementation of an Electromagnetic Brake for a 15 Kw PM Wind Generator'', South African Power and Energy Conference, South Africa, 2013. (PDF)
2013W.T. Villet and M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of reluctance synchronous machine rotor topologies for position sensorless control", Southern African Universities' Power Engineering Conference (SAUPEC), Potchefstroom, Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2013.
2013J.H.J. Potgieter and M.J. Kamper, "Design considerations in the implementation of an electromagnetic brake for a 15 kW PM wind generator", Southern African Universities' Power Engineering Conference (SAUPEC), Potchefstroom, Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2013.
2011U. Hoffmann and M.J. Kamper, "Low voltage ride-through compensation for a slip-permanent magnet wind turbine generator", Southern African Universities' Power Engineering Conference (SAUPEC), Cape Town, July 14-15, 2011.(PDF)
2011Z. Mouton, R-J Wang and M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of axial flux permanent magnet induction generator technology", Southern African Universities' Power Engineering Conference (SAUPEC), Cape Town, July 14-15, 2011.
2011H. Kiersted, R-J Wang and M.J. Kamper, "Torque performance of axial flux permanent magnet fractional open slot machine with equal teeth", Southern African Universities' Power Engineering Conference (SAUPEC), Cape Town, July 14-15, 2011.(PDF)
2010L. Bronn, R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper,"Development of a shutter type magnetic gear", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, pp.78-82, January 2010, Wits University, Johannesburg. (PDF)
2010J.A. Stegmann, M.J. Kamper,"Economic and efficiency evaluation of different battery chargin wind generator systems", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, pp.205-210, January 2010, Wits University, Johannesburg. (PDF)
2009H. Kierstead, R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, "Design optimization of a single-sided axial flux permanent magnet in-wheel motor with double-layer non-overlap concentrated winding", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, pp.36-40, 2009, Stellenbosch. (PDF)
2009J.H.J. Potgieter, A.N. Lombard, R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, "Evaluation of a permanent magnet excited induction generator for renewable energy applications", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, pp. 299-304, 2009, Stellenbosch. (PDF) 
2008M.J. Kamper, "Analysis and winding design of linear permanent magnet with overlap air-cored windings", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Durban, 2008:42-45
2008E.C. Lemmer, M.J. Kamper, "Wind-electric pump system modelling and evaluation", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Durban, 2008:51-56. (PDF)
 2008A.C.J. Lombard, M.J. Kamper, "Environmental legislation, design and economic study of grid-connected micro hybrid power systems", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Durban, 2008: 128-133. (PDF)
2007F. Rossouw, M.J. Kamper, "On the operation of coreless axial flux permanent magnet generator feeding battery load", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Cape Town, 2007.
2007 A. Rix, M.J. Kamper, R-J Wang, "Torque ripple and flux density variation due to stator slot openning of a concentrated coil permanent magnet machine". Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Cape Town, 2007.
2006 H. de Kock, M.J. Kamper, "Energy efficient current control of permanent magnet assisted reluctance synchronous machine". Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Paper No. P2006-13, Durban, 2006.
2005F. Rossouw, E. Voss, M.J. Kamper, "Performance of a coreless axial flux permanent magnet generator with concentrated windings", First Joint Annual Electrical Engineering BTech Conference, Cape Town, 2005; pp: 290 - 293.
2004E.T. Rakgati, M.J. Kamper, "Performance comparion of optimised three and five phases reluctance synchronous machines with different rotor structures", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Paper No. SAUPEC04-37, University of Stellenbosch, 2004.
2004S.E. Sibande, M.J. Kamper, R.-J. Wang, "Design optimisation of 110 kW reluctance synchronous machine with permanent magnet assisted rotor". Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Paper No. SAUPEC04-38, University of Stellenbosch, 2004.
2004E. Voss, M.J. Kamper, "On the use of magnetic wedges in synchronous reluctance machines". Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Paper No. SAUPEC04-40, University of Stellenbosch, 2004.
2004Y. Ai, M.J. Kamper, B. du Toit, "Experimental research on slipring induction motor as electronic commutated dc motor". Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, Paper No. SAUPEC04-73, University of Stellenbosch, 2004.
2001R.T. Dobson, C.J. Mouton, S. Scowby, R.-J. Wang, M.J. Kamper, "Thermodfluid modeling of an axial flux permanent magnet machine", Western Cape Forum for Mechanical Engineering Research Conference on Heat Transfer, Energy Conversion and Fluid Dynamics, Stellenbosch, 13-14 September 2001.
1999J.J. Germishuizen, K. van der Westhuizen, M.J. Kamper, "Comparison of reluctance synchronous and induction motor suburban locomotive drives", Proceedings of the Eighth Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference, (SAUPEC'99), 1999.
1998S.K. Jackson, M.J. Kamper, "Position sensorless control of a medium-power traction reluctance synchronous machine", Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference (SAUPEC '98), University of Stellenbosch, 1998: 33 - 36.
1993J.S. Nel, M.J. Kamper, "Efficient permanent magnet brushless DC machine drive for photovoltaic powered submersible water pumps", SAIEE and CIGRE Electrical Machines for Africa Conference, Midrand (South Africa), 7 October 1993, pp. 4.1-4.7
1993 M.J. Kamper, A.T. Mackay, "Optimum control of a reluctance synchronous machine with a cage-less flux-barrier rotor", SAIEE and CIGRE Electrical Machines for Africa Conference, Midrand (South Africa), 7 October 1993, pp. 3.1-3.10

​ 








​​