Magnetostrictive actuators featuring high energy densities, large strokes, and fast responses are playing an increasingly important role in micro/nano-positioning applications. However, such actuators with different input frequencies and mechanical loads exhibit complex dynamics and hysteretic behaviors, posing a great challenge on applications of the actuators. Therefore, it is important to develop a dynamic model that can characterize dynamic behaviors of the actuators, including current-magnetic flux nonlinear hysteresis, frequency responses, and loading effects, simultaneously. To this end, a comprehensive model, which thoroughly considers the electric, magnetic, and mechanical domain, as well as the interactions among them, is developed in this paper. To validate the developed model, the parameters of the model are identified where the hysteresis of the magnetostrictive actuator is described, as an illustration, by the asymmetric shifted Prandtl-Ishlinskii model. The experimental results demonstrate that the comprehensive model presents an excellent agreement with dynamic behaviors of the magnetostrictive actuator.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Information Systems
- Computer Science Applications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering