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Finite Element Methods Applied to the Tubular Linear Stepping Motor

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ABSTRACT

In this paper proposes a Finite Element Methods analyzing applied to the linear tubular stepping actuator. The linear displacement is modeled by means of a layer of finite elements placed in the air gap. The design of the linear stepper motor for achieving a specific performance requires the choice of appropriate tooth geometry. The magnetic field of the actuator has been analyzed using the finite element method over a current-displacement variation. The magneto static field and electromagnetic force was introduced in order to predict before construction, the inductance values according to the displacement and the currents into the coils. The results were obtained for the magnetic flux density distribution and the electromagnetic force for different positions and current.

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W. Fezzani and A. Amor, "Finite Element Methods Applied to the Tubular Linear Stepping Motor," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 5, 2013, pp. 219-222. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2013.55035.

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