Chapter 6. Electro- and magnetorheological actuators (ERFs, MRFs)

  1. JoséL. Pons

Published Online: 15 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470091991.ch6

Emerging Actuator Technologies: A Micromechatronic Approach

Emerging Actuator Technologies: A Micromechatronic Approach

How to Cite

Pons, JoséL. (2005) Electro- and magnetorheological actuators (ERFs, MRFs), in Emerging Actuator Technologies: A Micromechatronic Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091991.ch6

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:

  • Electro- and magnetorheological fluid (ERF and MRF) actuators;
  • magnetostrictive (MS) actuators;
  • active rheology;
  • rheological equations of state;
  • magnetorheological fluids (MRF);
  • Sky-hook vibration isolation;
  • DRIFTS concept;
  • vibration dose value (VDV)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Active rheology: transducing materials

  • Mechatronic design concepts

  • Control of ERF and MRF

  • Figures of merit of ER and MR devices

  • Applications