Magnetic Analysis of an Electromagnetic Band Brake (EMBB)

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The aim of this paper is to study and analyze the electromagnetic band brake (EMBB) which is an electromagnetic braking system of an old and vintage Russian weapon system. EMBB is designed to lift 12 kgf weights and hold 30 kgf weights, but it is unable to do so after longer working duration. Analysis of this problem, study, and magnetic analysis of the electromagnetic band brakes which is similar to a solenoid actuator has been performed. By doing so, its magnetic flux density, magnetic flux intensity, magnetic field, and its direction are found. Also, this paper suggests some of the ways by which the performance of electromagnetic band brake can be improved for future applications.


EMBB Electromagnetic analysis ANSYS FEA Magnetic field 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)New DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Amity Institute of Aerospace EngineeringAmity UniversityNoidaIndia
  3. 3.Amity Institute of Space Science and TechnologyAmity UniversityNoidaIndia
  4. 4.UTC Aerospace SystemsBengaluruIndia
  5. 5.Department of Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of Petroleum & Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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