This book is the second in a series of volumes which cover the topic of aerospace actuators following a systems-based approach.
This second volume brings an original, functional and architectural vision to more electric aerospace actuators. The aspects of signal (Signal-by-Wire) and power (Power-by-Wire) are treated from the point of view of needs, their evolution throughout history, and operational solutions that are in service or in development.
This volume is based on an extensive bibliography, numerous supporting examples and orders of magnitude which refer to flight controls and landing gear for various aircraft (fixed or rotorwing, launchers) in commercial, private and military applications.
The topics covered in this set of books constitute a significant source of information for individuals and engineers from a variety of disciplines, seeking to learn more about aerospace actuation systems and components.
1. Electrically Signaled Actuators (Signal-by-Wire).
2. Signal-by-Wire Architectures and Communication.
4. Electric Power Transmission and Control.
5. Electro-hydrostatic Actuators.
6. Electro-mechanical Actuators.
Jean-Charles Maré is Professor at the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), and researcher at the Clément Ader Institute in Toulouse, France.
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