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Translational Actuators

Linear actuators and motors, such as Piezo linear motor, solenoid, generic linear actuator

Simscape Blocks

FEM-Parameterized Linear ActuatorModel linear actuator defined in terms of magnetic flux
Generic Linear ActuatorModel generic linear actuator driven from DC voltage source or PWM driver
Piezo Linear MotorModel force-speed characteristics of linear piezoelectric traveling wave motor
Piezo StackModel electrical and force characteristics of piezoelectric stacked actuator
SolenoidModel electrical characteristics and generated force of solenoid

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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