Mechatronic Actuators​

Actuators and motors, such as DC motor, stepper motor, generic rotary actuator

Provide rotational or translational motion for electro-mechanical systems using actuators, drivers, and motors.

Simscape Blocks

FEM-Parameterized Linear ActuatorLinear actuator defined in terms of magnetic flux
FEM-Parameterized Rotary ActuatorRotary actuator defined in terms of magnetic flux
Generic Linear ActuatorGeneric linear actuator driven from DC voltage source or PWM driver
Generic Rotary ActuatorGeneric rotary actuator driven from DC voltage source or PWM driver
Piezo Linear ActuatorForce-speed characteristics of linear piezoelectric traveling wave motor
Piezo Rotary ActuatorTorque-speed characteristics of rotary piezoelectric traveling wave motor
Piezo StackElectrical and force characteristics of piezoelectric stacked actuator
SolenoidElectrical characteristics and generated force of solenoid

Topics

Parameterizing Blocks from Datasheets

Overview of techniques used to specify block parameters to match the data from manufacturer datasheets.

Simulating Thermal Effects in Rotational and Translational Actuators

Simulate generated heat and device temperature by using the thermal ports.

Tune an Electric Drive

Tune a cascaded control system for a DC motor.