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  CHAPTER 1: MAGNETIC PRINCIPLES
       1.1 Introduction
       1.2 Magnetic circuits and the design equations
       1.3 Sample calculation of magnetic flux design in a gap
       1.4 The B-H curves of PM materials
       1.5 Excursions of the operating points
       1.6 Energy product and maximum energy product
       1.7 Intrinsic and normal B-H curves
       1.8 Magnetic forces on permeable materials

  CHAPTER 2: MAGNETIC MATERIALS
       2.1 Magnetically hard (PM) materials
       2.2 Magnetically soft materials

  CHAPTER 3: FLUX, RELUCTANCE AND PERMEANCE
       3.1 Intuitive concept of flux
       3.2 Reluctance and permeance
       3.3 General formulation of reluctance
       3.4 Roter's method
       3.5 Numerical calculations of magnetic fields
       3.5.1 Finite difference method
       3.5.2 Finite element method

  CHAPTER 4: ELECTROMAGNETICS
       4.1 Force and emf generation
       4.2 Transformer operation
       4.3 Instruments of magnetics

  CHAPTER 5: MAGNETIZING OF PERMANENT MAGNETS
       5.1 Magnetizing requirements
       5.2 Current vs. time in an ideal magnetizer
       5.3 Real magnetizers
       5.4 Optimization
       5.5 Other considerations
       5.6 Forces on conductors and coils
       5.7 Winding patterns

  CHAPTER 6: MOTOR DYNAMICS
       6.1 Force production
       6.1.1 Forces between a conductor and steel
       6.2 Energy considerations
       6.2.1 The force equation
       6.3 Torque balance equation
       6.3.1 Dynamic determination of torque
       6.3.2 Torque development by 2 fields

  CHAPTER 7: MOTOR DESIGN
       7.1 Introduction
       7.2 Overall dimensions
       7.3 The magnetic circuit
       7.4 Magnet performance
       7.5 Design features
       7.6 Motor winding
       7.7 Winding connections
       7.8 Motor characteristics
       7.9 Loss calculation
       7.10 Armature reaction and demagnetization
       7.11 Acceleration
       7.12 Designing with computers

  CHAPTER 8: MANUFACTURING CONSIDERATIONS
       8.1 Introduction
       8.2 Laminations
       8.2.1 Die punching
       8.2.2 Chemical etching
       8.2.3 Laser cutting
       8.3 Stator stack
       8.4 Winding
       8.5 Magnet magnetization
       8.6 Bearing assembly

  CHAPTER 9: ELECTRONIC CONTROLLERS
       9.1 Types of drives
       9.2 Speed control
       9.3 Sensorless control

  CHAPTER 10: STEPPER MOTORS
       10.2 Torque characteristics
       10.3 Electromagnetic principles
       10.4 Stepper design tips

  CHAPTER ll: ACTUATORS
       11.1.2 Basic principles
       11.1.3 Shorted turn
       11.1.4 Equivalent circuit
       11.1.5 Static magnetic circuit
       11.1.6 Coil construction
       11.1.7 Improving linearity
       11.1.8 Actuator dynamics
       11.2 Solenoids
       11.2.1 Introduction
       11.2.2 First order force calculation
       11.2.3 Idealized model
       11.2.4 Bobbin and winding
       11.2.5 Packing factor
       11.2.6 Gap location
       11.2.7 Plunger face shape
       11.2.8 Remanence and sticking
       11.2.9 The plunger-wall flux crossing region
       11.2.10 Solenoid drive circuit consideration
       11.2.11 Solenoids operating against springs
       11.2.12 Constant force variable position solenoid
       11.2.13 Solenoid actuation speed
       11.2.14 Some other solenoid types
       11.2.14.1 AC solenoids
       11.2.14.2 Rotary solenoids
       11.2.15 Testing of solenoids
       11.3 Linear multiphase motors
       11.4 Other actuators

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