Motor HW - ME 350 Design and Manufacturing II: Motor...

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ME 350 Design and Manufacturing II: Motor Homework Due Date: October 20, 2011 To get partial credit you need to show all your work. Problem 1: Rank the following actuation technologies on the design metrics from 1 (best, highest) to 4 (worst, lowest). (there may be some ties and that is ok – put down the number twice, just keep it relative to the others in the list.) Electrical Hydraulic Shape Memory Alloy Piezoelectric Cost Maturity Lifetime issues (wear, replacing parts, fatigue, etc) Robustness (vibration, impact, rough loadings, etc) Controllability
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Problem 2: Motor selection: There are many different types of electric motors and each has characteristics that are well suited to different applications. Using the information provided in “Machinery’s Handbook” (available online through the UofM library’s networked electronic resources - ), select a motor type for these applications(e.g. a DC permanent magnet motor). a)
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