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Characteristics and Analysis of an Eddy Current Shock Absorber Damper Using Finite Element Analysis

Electrical Power Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
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This paper is an extended version of our former conference paper “Performance analysis of eddy current shock absorber damper using finite element analysis”. In Proceedings of the 2017 Nineteenth International Middle East Power Systems Conference (MEPCON), Cairo, Egypt, 19–21 December, 2017.
Actuators 2019, 8(4), 77; https://doi.org/10.3390/act8040077
Received: 25 August 2019 / Revised: 30 September 2019 / Accepted: 14 November 2019 / Published: 19 November 2019
In the paper a model is developed for a proposed eddy current damper using finite element analysis. Several damper configurations are studied and its characteristics are analyzed. The steady state performance for the configurations is compared to reach a design with an acceptable performance for the eddy current damper. Furthermore, the proposed designs performance are compared with the traditional damper performance. It was found that the best two designs to achieve the targeted performance were to have an iron core damper or an iron core with an aluminum sleeve. Those two designs are economical and simple while achieving acceptable performance when compared to traditional dampers and other electromagnetic damping systems. View Full-Text
Keywords: shock absorber; eddy current; electromagnetic damping; finite element analysis shock absorber; eddy current; electromagnetic damping; finite element analysis
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Abdo, T.M.; Huzayyin, A.A.; Abdallah, A.A.; Adly, A.A. Characteristics and Analysis of an Eddy Current Shock Absorber Damper Using Finite Element Analysis. Actuators 2019, 8, 77. https://doi.org/10.3390/act8040077

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Abdo TM, Huzayyin AA, Abdallah AA, Adly AA. Characteristics and Analysis of an Eddy Current Shock Absorber Damper Using Finite Element Analysis. Actuators. 2019; 8(4):77. https://doi.org/10.3390/act8040077

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Abdo, Tamer M., Ahmed A. Huzayyin, Ahmed A. Abdallah, and Amr A. Adly 2019. "Characteristics and Analysis of an Eddy Current Shock Absorber Damper Using Finite Element Analysis" Actuators 8, no. 4: 77. https://doi.org/10.3390/act8040077

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