Optimal Design of a Magneto-Rheological Clutch

  • P. Horváth
  • D. Törőcsik
Conference paper

Abstract

Appliances using magneto-rheological fluid (MRF) can find application in shock absorbers, brakes and clutches. Until now the spread of MRF clutches was limited by the moderate torque they can transmit. This paper summarizes the factors influencing the torque transmitted. During the design process of a prototype MRF clutch its most important geometric data have been determined by means of simulation of the magnetic circuit.

Keywords

Flux Density Distribution Magnetic Circuit Shock Absorber Drive Shaft Magnetization Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Horváth
    • 1
  • D. Törőcsik
    • 1
  1. 1.Széchenyi István UniversityGyőrHungary

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