Chapter 5. Magnetostrictive actuators (MSs)

  1. JoséL. Pons

Published Online: 15 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470091991.ch5

Emerging Actuator Technologies: A Micromechatronic Approach

Emerging Actuator Technologies: A Micromechatronic Approach

How to Cite

Pons, JoséL. (2005) Magnetostrictive actuators (MSs), in Emerging Actuator Technologies: A Micromechatronic Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091991.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470091975

Online ISBN: 9780470091999

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Keywords:

  • Magnetostrictive actuators (MAs);
  • magnetic flux density;
  • giant magnetostriction;
  • Magnetorheological fluid (MRF);
  • piezoelectric actuators;
  • vibration absorption;
  • actuator technologies;
  • smart actuators;
  • dynamic performance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Principles of magnetostriction

  • Magnetostrictive materials: giant magnetostriction

  • Design of magnetostrictive actuators

  • Control of magnetostrictive actuators: vibration absorption

  • Figures of merit of MS actuators

  • Applications