Study on V-Shaped Linear Ultrasonic Motor and its Experiments
A V-shaped linear ultrasonic motor with a stator and a slider has been developed. The stator consists of two orthogonal Langevin actuators which is joined together in their ends. The Langevin actuators are symmetrical and have same first order longitudinal mode. A linear motion of the slider is generated by friction between the stator and the slider when the two first order longitudinal modes are combined. In this paper, structural dynamic design on the stator is completed with Finite Element Method(FEM). The prototype motor is manufactured based on the design results. The operation modes of the stator and the output performances of the motor are tested. The diameter and length of the Langevin actuator are 20mm and 58mm, respectively. The mass of the stator is 290g. The first order longitudinal frequency of the Langevin actuator is 27.47 kHz (FEM simulating result) and 27.36 kHz (expermental result), respectively. The maximum driving force of the motor approaches 40N. The maximum velocity of the motor is about 100 mm/s. So the stator’s operation modes are consistent with the design results, and the motor output properties have characteristics of slower velocity and stronger force.
Jianmin Zeng, Zhengyi Jiang, Taosen Li, Daoguo Yang and Yun-Hae Kim
Z. R. Li et al., "Study on V-Shaped Linear Ultrasonic Motor and its Experiments", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 199-200, pp. 78-82, 2011