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Emerson Motion Control: Sizing servo motors

A how-to paper on servo motor sizing for position control applications is available from Emerson Motion Control (Chanhassen, MN). Provides plenty of examples of formulas that can be used to compute required torque, factoring in inertia, friction, acceleration and deceleration.
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Discusses how to optimize servo/amplifier speed. Free motor sizing software is also available.

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