Design considerations for coreless linear actuators

M.F.J. Kremers, J.J.H. Paulides, J.L.G. Janssen, E. Lomonova

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Abstract

Linear permanent magnet synchronous motors are often used in applications where a high accuracy is needed. This paper investigates the influence of the key design parameters on the performance of a linear actuator with vertically magnetized magnets and a magnet array with quasi-Halbach magnetization. The performance is modeled by means of analytical expressions of the three-dimensional magnetic field components and optimal design ratios and guidelines are established.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2271-2274
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume49
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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