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Title: Stepping motor controller

Abstract

A stepping motor is microprocessingly controlled by digital circuitry which monitors the output of a shaft encoder adjustably secured to the stepping motor and generates a subsequent stepping pulse only after the preceding step has occurred and a fixed delay has expired. The fixed delay is variable on a real-time basis to provide for smooth and controlled deceleration.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
865125
Patent Number(s):
4464616
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
stepping; motor; controller; microprocessingly; controlled; digital; circuitry; monitors; output; shaft; encoder; adjustably; secured; generates; subsequent; pulse; preceding; step; occurred; fixed; delay; expired; variable; real-time; basis; provide; smooth; deceleration; real-time basis; motor controller; stepping motor; motor control; subsequent step; time basis; adjustably secured; digital circuitry; /318/

Citation Formats

Bourret, Steven C., and Swansen, James E. Stepping motor controller. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Bourret, Steven C., & Swansen, James E. Stepping motor controller. United States.
Bourret, Steven C., and Swansen, James E. Sun . "Stepping motor controller". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865125.
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title = {Stepping motor controller},
author = {Bourret, Steven C. and Swansen, James E.},
abstractNote = {A stepping motor is microprocessingly controlled by digital circuitry which monitors the output of a shaft encoder adjustably secured to the stepping motor and generates a subsequent stepping pulse only after the preceding step has occurred and a fixed delay has expired. The fixed delay is variable on a real-time basis to provide for smooth and controlled deceleration.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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