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Rotational Actuators

Rotational actuators and motors, such as DC motor, stepper motor, generic rotary actuator

Simscape Blocks

DC Motor DC motor model with electrical and torque characteristics
FEM-Parameterized PMSM Permanent magnet synchronous motor defined in terms of magnetic flux linkage
FEM-Parameterized Rotary Actuator Model rotary actuator defined in terms of magnetic flux
Generic Rotary Actuator Model generic rotary actuator driven from DC voltage source or PWM driver
Induction Motor Model induction motor powered by ideal AC supply
Piezo Rotary Motor Model torque-speed characteristics of rotary piezoelectric traveling wave motor
Servomotor Brushless motor model with closed-loop torque control
Shunt Motor Model electrical and torque characteristics of shunt motor
Stepper Motor Model stepper motor
Unipolar Stepper Motor Model stepper motor with center taps on phase windings
Universal Motor Model electrical and torque characteristics of a universal (or series) motor

Topics

Parameterizing Blocks from Datasheets

Overview of techniques used to specify block parameters to match the data found on manufacturer datasheets.

Simulating Thermal Effects in Rotational and Translational Actuators

Simulating generated heat and device temperature by using the thermal ports

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