Computer simulation, Mathematical models
A system of equations modeling a class of step motors known as the permanent magnet rotor step motor is presented. The model is implemented on a APPLE personal computer in a version of BASIC. Measurements are then made on an existing motor and input to the program for validation. A special test fixture is utilized to take performance data on the motor to facilitate comparisons with the predictions of the program. The comparisons show the model is indeed valid for design of step motor drive systems and emphasize the practical nature of using personal computers and simulations for design.
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Harden, Richard C.
Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Engineering
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Koos, William M., "Personal Computer Simulation Program for Step Motor Drive Systems" (1982). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 640.
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