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Moving Magnet Linear Actuator for Active Vibration Control

  • Guillaume Loussert
  • Didier Angleviel
  • Michaël Delbaere
Development NVH

Devices for automotive noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) control have been on the market for several years. More recent developments focus on active engine mounts or active absorbers with electrodynamic actuators as efficient solutions. Moving Magnet Technologies (MMT) has developed an electromagnetic actuator, whose benefits are discussed and compared with existing solutions in the context of this application.

Active Vibration Control in the Automotive Industry

Driven by the need for fuel economy and emission restrictions, OEMs have put emphasis on different strategies which allow effective improvements in that field, such as engine downsizing, cylinder deactivation, start/stop system or hybridisation. But these new applications result in significant changes in the number of NVH occurrences, as well as in frequencies and amplitudes of vibrations generated by the engine. Therefore, vibration and noise characterisation and cancellation have become a key topic for the automotive...


Magnetic Circuit Active Vibration Control Electromagnetic Actuator Active Engine Magnet Mass 
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The authors would like to thank Baptiste Marechal, internship engineer student from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et des Microtechniques, in Besançon (France) for his works on the demonstrator and dynamic control of the actuators.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillaume Loussert
    • 1
  • Didier Angleviel
    • 1
  • Michaël Delbaere
    • 1
  1. 1.Moving Magnet Technologies S.A. (MMT)BesançonFrance

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