16 April 1998 Status report: ER clutch-based linear drive
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Proceedings Volume 3321, 1996 Symposium on Smart Materials, Structures, and MEMS; (1998) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.305585
Event: Smart Materials, Structures and MEMS, 1996, Bangalore, India
The present state of development of an electrically adjustable linear motion device is reported. Design methodologies are indicated which will, when integrated with the characteristics of the electrorheological fluid engagement means, predict the performances of the traverse. Some proof of the techniques used is given for dynamic, thermal and electrical aspects of operation. Approximate sizing data are outlined. Potential turn round acceleration (approximately 100 g) and precision of position (<EQ 0.5 mm) control duty are highlighted.
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William A. Bullough, William A. Bullough, Andrew R. Johnson, Andrew R. Johnson, John Makin, John Makin, Richard C. Tozer, Richard C. Tozer, A. Day, A. Day, "Status report: ER clutch-based linear drive", Proc. SPIE 3321, 1996 Symposium on Smart Materials, Structures, and MEMS, (16 April 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.305585; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.305585

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