A Comprehensible Guide to Servo Motor Sizing

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Copperhill Media, Aug 1, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 162 pages
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The Importance of servo motor sizing should not be underestimated. Proper motor sizing will not only result in significant cost savings by saving energy, reducing purchasing and operating costs, reducing downtime, etc.; it also helps the engineer to design better motion control systems. However, the knowledge of mechanical systems and their influence on motor speed, inertia and torque requirements seems to decline in a world where modern technology aspects, such as tuning and programming, seem to be the main focus. The motor sizing process involves a number of mathematical equations, which are most certainly documented, but not necessarily with the motor sizing process in mind. This book focuses primarily on servo motor sizing and it documents in detail the inertia and torque calculations of standard mechanical components and the motor selection process.
 

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Contents

The Importance of Servo Motor Sizing
4
Load Inertia and Torque Calculation
96
Motor Sizing Programs
140
Appendix A References
147
Material Densities
153
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