Motor Design Limited (MDL)

mdMotor Design Limited (MDL) is a world leader in the development of advanced software design tools for the thermal analysis of electric machines and generators. Its flagship software, Motor-CAD, is used in various sectors such as aerospace, transport, education and industry.MDL has also recently launched its new motor design software, Motor-LAB, which enables fast and accurate modelling across an entire operation envelope. The software was developed with a number of partners as part of a research project with the University of Bristol.


Within the ADEPT project MDL’s expertise will be used to develop and validate a number of thermal models for innovative electric machine cooling systems.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 607361