Accession Number:

ADA488646

Title:

Design and Implementation of a Motor Incremental Shaft Encoder

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

119.0

Abstract:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School continuously develops new design applications and searches for new ways to arm the students with the tools necessary to gain a greater understanding of advanced motor applications. One such tool is the Student Design Center SDC. The SDC utilizes Field Programmable Gate Array FPGA technology for digital control of motor applications. One of the key factors in motor control is having the capability to measure the rotor position. This thesis lays the ground work for motor position control, and also focuses on the design and implementation of an electrical interface for an Incremental Shaft Encoder with the SDC. A digital algorithm was created specifically for the Incremental Shaft Encoder to interface with an FPGA in order to interpret the encoders output signals into angular position, total degrees traveled, detection of clockwise and counter-clockwise rotation and speed estimation.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE