Accession Number : ADD018084

Title :   Multi-Cycle Electric Motor System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 22 Jun 95, patented 25 Jun 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Teter, Jospeh P ; Clark, Arthur E

Report Date : 25 Jun 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The active elements of magnetostrictive and piezoelectric actuators undergo cyclic elongation and contraction in out-of-phase relation to each other when energized by the same electric power supply to exert push/pull forces during four cycle phases of an operational sequence to impart continuous, unidirectional propulsion to a driven member.

Descriptors :   *CYCLES, *ELECTRIC MOTORS, *PATENTS, SEQUENCES, PROPULSION SYSTEMS, PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS, POWER SUPPLIES, ELECTRIC POWER, ACTUATORS, ELONGATION, UNIDIRECTIONAL, MAGNETORESISTANCE

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE