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Nonlinear Hamiltonian modelling of magnetic shape memory alloy based actuators

Gauthier, Jean-Yves and Hubert, Arnaud and Abadie, Joël and Chaillet, Nicolas and Lexcellent, Christian (2008) Nonlinear Hamiltonian modelling of magnetic shape memory alloy based actuators. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 141 (2). 536 - 547.

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This paper proposes an application of the Lagrangian formalism and its Hamiltonian extension to design, model and control a mechatronic system using magnetic shape memory alloys. In this aim, an original dynamical modelling of a magnetic shape memory alloy based actuator is presented. Energy-based techniques are used to obtain a coherent modelling of the magnetical, mechanical and thermodynamic phenomena. The Lagrangian formalism, well suited in such a case, is introduced and used to take into account the dynamical effects. Hamilton equations are deduced and used for the computation of the theoretical behaviour of this actuator. These numerical simulations are compared with some experimental measurements permitting the validation of the proposed modelling. Beyond the work presented here, these results will be used to design an energy shaping nonlinear control well adapted for a strongly nonlinear active material.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Micro-mechatronic; Nonlinear dynamics; Active materials; Magnetic shape memory alloys; Hamiltonian and Lagrangian modelling
Subjects:Analytical Science > Nanotechnology for sensing and actuating
ID Code:4890
Deposited By:SPI
Deposited On:10 Apr 2009 05:59
Last Modified:10 Apr 2009 05:59

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