Actuators pp 85-153 | Cite as

Electromagnetic Actuators

  • Hans-Dieter Stölting


Electromagnetic actuators transform electrical and mechanical energy into one another using the electromagnetic-mechanical principle. In the following small electric machines, especially motors, are described with a nominal power in the range about up to 1 kW, so-called fractional-horsepower motors [8]. In the simplest case a mechanical switch serves as a controller. For open-loop and closed-loop control of motors more and more electronic components are used, mechanically switched or triggered by hardware or software. In this chapter the combination of motor and electronic control is called an actuator or drive.


Synchronous Motor Asynchronous Motor BLDC Motor Electromagnetic Actuator Synchronous Speed 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Stepina, J. (1982): Die Einphasenmotoren, Springer-Verlag, Berlin/HeidelbergCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Kenjo, T.; Nagamori, S. (1985): Permanent-magnet and brushless DC motors, Clarendon Press, OxfordGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Beisse, A.; Lebsanft, L. (1985): Betriebsverhalten permanenterregter Gleichstrommotoren bei Verschiebung einer der Kohlebürsten, Etz-Archiv H. 12, pp 389–394Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    T. J. E. Miller, T. J. E. (1989): Brushless permanent-magnet and reluctance motor drives, Clarendon Press, OxfordGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Nasar, S. A.; Boldea, I.; Unnewher, L. E. (1993): Permanent magnet, reluctance and self-synchronous motors, CRC Press, Inc., Boca Ration/Ann Arbor/London/TokyoGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Kenjo, T.; Sugawara, A. (1994): Stepping motors and their Microprocessor Controls, 2nd edition, Clarendon Press, OxfordGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Stölting, H.-D. (1998): Alles bewegt sich. Geschichte der Elektrotechnik, Bd. 16, Geschichte elektrischer Kleinmaschinen, VDE-Verlag, BerlinGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Stölting, H.-D.; Kallenbach, E. (2002): Handbuch Elektrische Kleinantriebe, 2nd edition, Carl Hanser Verlag, München/WienGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Brosch, P. F. (2002): Moderne Stromrichterantriebe,4th edition, Vogel BuchverlagGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Kallenbach, E.; Eick, R.; Quendt, P. (2003): Elektromagnete, 2nd edition, Teubner, StuttgartGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Dieter Stölting

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations