Prototype development is an essential step to ensure the functionalities of the proposed 3-DOF PM spherical actuator. The research prototype can be used for conducting experimental works on magnetic field distribution as well as actuator torque output to verify the derived analytical models. This chapter discusses the prototype development of the PM spherical actuator with detail considerations in the design of the rotor poles and stator poles.
KeywordsTorque Output Aluminum Wire Frictional Torque Packing Pattern Prototype Development
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