About the Talking Point

The design of an electric motor for a heat pump
application requires close cooperation between the heat
pump process design and electric motor design – and
many compromises need to be made.

This Talking Point outlines the needed compromises during the design process of such machines.

Senior Specialist, Thermal Design

Jonna Tiainen

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Jonna Tiainen currently works as Senior Thermal Design Specialist at The Switch, Finland. She has a background in turbomachinery and over a decade of experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics, measurements, project management and teaching. Tiainen holds a D.Sc. (Tech.) degree in heat transfer and fluid dynamics from the LUT University, Finland.