Chapter 7. Magnetic Actuators Operated by Direct Current

  1. John R. Brauer

Published Online: 31 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471777714.ch7

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

How to Cite

Brauer, J. R. (2006) Magnetic Actuators Operated by Direct Current, in Magnetic Actuators and Sensors, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471777714.ch7

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



  • magnetic actuators;
  • solenoid actuator and clapper armature functions;
  • design optimization software


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Solenoid Actuators

  • Voice Coil Actuators

  • Other Actuators Using Coils and Permanent Magnets

  • Proportional Actuators

  • Rotary Actuators

  • Problems

  • References