V.C. is a consulting company which has a passion for innovative and creative design engineering.
Our expertise springs from a thorough and deep knowledge of electric motor and motion systems technologies, a well-established history of research and development experience, and a significant proven portfolio of academic-industrial collaboration.
We provide our expertise to companies and startups and assist them in designing the world’s most advanced motor and drive technologies.
V.C. expertise is guaranteed by the expertise and professional skills of company co-founder and CTO professor Juha Pyrhönen. Juha is internationally recognized for his knowledge and competence in high-speed technology and high-power permanent magnet machines. He has been involved as an inventor, co-inventor and innovator of a wide spectrum of electrical drives and machine applications. He has also contributed to the market success of many industrial innovations in the field of electrical machines (among many others for instance: MAN Turbomachinen AG, high-power high-speed technology; The Switch Oy industrial high-speed motors; The Switch Oy up to 9 MW wind power permanent-magnet generators; ABB permanent magnet technology applications; ABB DTC converter control technology; ABB network converter technology; ABB Motion control technology; ABB high-efficiency technology in pump and fan applications; Vacon Oyj frequency converter control technology and hardware). Juha has also published two textbooks in the area of electrical machines and drives. The books are reference materials and internationally used in university-level education of electrical engineers:
“Design of Rotating Electrical machines”, (ISBN 978-0-470-69516-6 (H/B)) textbook written by Juha Pyrhönen, Tapani Jokinen and Valeria Hrabovová published 2008 by John Wiley et Sons has gained a very good response from the scientific society (709 citations).
“Design of Rotating Electrical machines”, Second edition in 2014 (ISBN 978-1-118-58157-5) textbook-monograph written by Juha Pyrhönen, Tapani Jokinen and Valeria Hrabovová, published 2008 by John Wiley et Sons.
“Electrical Drives” First edition under preparation, textbook written by Juha Pyrhönen, Valeria Hrabovová and Scott Semken, published 2016 by John Wiley et Sons.