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TUBULAR LINEAR INDUCTION MACHINE AS A FAST ACTUATOR: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN CRITERIA

By A. Musolino, R. Rizzo, and E. Tripodi

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Abstract:
In this paper, some design criteria for a Tubular Linear Induction Motor (TLIM) as a fast actuator are considered. The in fluence of geometrical and physical parameters on the operating conditions of a TLIM are investigated by means a quasi-analytic model. The model is based on the application of the Fourier Transform both in space and in time. The Fourier transform in space is introduced to take into account the finite length of the stator windings in the axial direction. The transient electrical response of the motor at standstill following the insertion of a three-phase system of voltage generators is performed by the Fourier transform in the time.

Citation:
A. Musolino, R. Rizzo, and E. Tripodi, "Tubular linear induction machine as a fast actuator: analysis and design criteria," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 132, 603-619, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIER12091506
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=12091506

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