Optimal Design of Electromagnetic Actuator with Divided Coil Excitation to Increase Clamping Force

  • Received : 2014.10.23
  • Accepted : 2014.11.18
  • Published : 2014.12.01


This paper performed the optimal design of electromagnetic linear actuator with divided coil excitation. The table of orthogonal array and response surface methodology (RSM) are applied to maximize the clamping force of the electromagnetic linear actuator with colenoid (COL) and multipolar solenoid (MPS) excitation. The analysis results show that the clamping force of the optimal models with COL and MPS excitation are increased by 41% and 54% at the gap of 0mm compared to the initial models, respectively.


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