Chapter 14. Electromechanical Finite Elements

  1. John R. Brauer

Published Online: 31 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471777714.ch14

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

How to Cite

Brauer, J. R. (2006) Electromechanical Finite Elements, in Magnetic Actuators and Sensors, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471777714.ch14

Author Information

  1. Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471731696

Online ISBN: 9780471777717



  • force and motion computation;
  • variable-resistance models;
  • Eaton 60-Hz AC clapper solenoid actuator


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electromagnetic Finite-Element Matrix Equation

  • 0D and 1D Finite Elements for Coupling Electric Circuits

  • Structural Finite-Element Matrix Equation

  • Force and Motion Computation by Timestepping

  • Typical Electromechanical Applications

  • Problems

  • References