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Rotational Actuators

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

Simscape Blocks

DC MotorDC motor model with electrical and torque characteristics
FEM-Parameterized PMSMPermanent magnet synchronous motor defined in terms of magnetic flux linkage
FEM-Parameterized Rotary ActuatorModel rotary actuator defined in terms of magnetic flux
Generic Rotary ActuatorModel generic rotary actuator driven from DC voltage source or PWM driver
Induction MotorModel induction motor powered by ideal AC supply
Piezo Rotary MotorModel torque-speed characteristics of rotary piezoelectric traveling wave motor
RC ServoRadio control servomotor with PWM-based angular position tracking and fault modeling
ServomotorBrushless motor model with closed-loop torque control
Shunt MotorModel electrical and torque characteristics of shunt motor
Stepper MotorModel stepper motor
Unipolar Stepper MotorModel stepper motor with center taps on phase windings
Universal Motor Model electrical and torque characteristics of a universal (or series) motor

Functions

elec_calculateFluxPartialDerivativesCalculate flux partial derivatives for FEM-Parameterized PMSM block
elec_generateIdealPMSMfluxDataGenerate tabulated flux linkage data for ideal PMSM

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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