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Magnetic Bearings

Theory and Applications

The term magnetic bearings refers to devices that provide stable suspension of a rotor. Because of the contact-less motion of the rotor, magnetic bearings offer many advantages for various applications. Commercial applications include compressors, centrifuges, high-speed turbines, energy-storage flywheels, high-precision machine tools, etc. Magnetic bearings are a typical mechatronic product. Thus, a great deal of knowledge is necessary for its design, construction and operation. This book is a collection of writings on magnetic bearings, presented in fragments and divided into six chapters. Hopefully, this book will provide not only an introduction but also a number of key aspects of magnetic bearings theory and applications. Last but not least, the presented content is free, which is of great importance, especially for young researcher and engineers in the field.

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Magnetic BearingsTheory and ApplicationsEdited by Bostjan Polajzer

Published: October 6th 2010

DOI: 10.5772/245

ISBN: 978-953-307-148-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5925-4

Copyright year: 2010

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19349 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

26 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Design and Implementation of Conventional and Advanced Controllers for Magnetic Bearing System Stabilization

By Juan Shi and Wee Sit Lee


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2. Linearization of Radial Force Characteristic of Active Magnetic Bearings Using Finite Element Method and Differential Evolution

By Bostjan Polajzer, Gorazd Štumberger, Jozef Ritonja and Drago Dolinar


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3. Magnetic Levitation Technique for Active Vibration Control

By Emdadul Hoque and Takeshi Mizuno


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4. Salient Pole Permanent Magnet Axial-Gap Self-Bearing Motor

By Quang-Dich Nguyen and Satoshi Ueno


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5. Passive Permanent Magnet Bearing for Rotating Shaft : Analytical Calculation

By Valerie Lemarquand and Guy Lemarquand


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6. A Rotor Model with Two Gradient Static Field Shafts and a Bulk Twined Heads System

By Hitoshi Ozaku


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