Design and Analysis of Double Excited 3-Degree-of-Freedom Motor for Robots

  • Kwon, Byung-Il ;
  • Kim, Young-Boong
  • Received : 2010.03.24
  • Accepted : 2011.04.07
  • Published : 2011.09.01


This paper presents a double excited three degree-of-freedom (3DOF) motor. The proposed 3DOF motor is designed with a laminated structure, making it easy to manufacture. In addition, it has windings on the stator and rotor, and does not require an expensive permanent magnet. We explain the structure, principle of motion, and design of the proposed motor, and perform an analysis of the static characteristics using the two- and three-dimensional finite element methods (3D FEM). The feasibility of 3D FEM analysis is confirmed by comparing the 3D FEM analysis and experimental results for the rolling and pitching motion. We also confirm the occurrence of holding torque in every motion.


3DOF;Laminated structure;Double excited;3D FEM


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