Translational Actuators

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

Simscape Blocks

FEM-Parameterized Linear Actuator Model linear actuator defined in terms of magnetic flux
Generic Linear Actuator Model generic linear actuator driven from DC voltage source or PWM driver
Piezo Linear Motor Model force-speed characteristics of linear piezoelectric traveling wave motor
Piezo Stack Model electrical and force characteristics of piezoelectric stacked actuator
Solenoid Model electrical characteristics and generated force of solenoid


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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