An Electrodynamic Levitation Device
Application ID: 14221
This model presents a solution to the Transient Electromagnetic Analysis Methods (TEAM) workshop problem 28, “An Electrodynamic Levitation Device”- a benchmark problem involving the dynamic coupling of electromagnetics and rigid body dynamics. An electrodynamic levitation force is produced by the induced eddy currents when a conductive disc is placed above two concentric coils carrying time varying currents in opposite directions. The dynamics of the levitating disc is solved and compared with the measured data from the literature.
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