Browse Prior Art Database

Detecting the Direction of Rotation of a Stepper Motor by Time Measurements

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049016D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Goldrian, G [+details]

Abstract

Generally, a change in a motors direction of rotation can be detected by means of a slotted disk and a sense station. For this purpose, the sense station requires two staggered sensors positioned at a particular spacing from the disk.