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Implementation of a high resolution velocity sensor using an optical quadrature shaft encoder for electromechanical linear actuators
Author(s): Vasile Nasui; Atilla Buchman
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a straightforward way to decode a quadrature shaft encoder output in order to obtain an accurate estimate of velocity linear actuators. The resolution of the implemented velocity sensor will be theoretically estimated and experimentally measured. A digital signal processing method to overcome the inherent error of the method at low speed will be discussed. Optical encoder combines high accuracy with low cost and is, therefore, in widest use for position feedback. Optical encoders are also used in linear configuration for machine tools.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 January 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7297, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies IV, 729725 (7 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.823689
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Vasile Nasui, Univ. de Nord Baia Mare (Romania)
Atilla Buchman, Univ. de Nord Baia Mare (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7297:
Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies IV
Paul Schiopu; Cornel Panait; George Caruntu; Adrian Manea, Editor(s)

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