Research on Pre- and Post-Processor for Analysis of Proportional Solenoid Valve

비례솔레노이드 밸브의 해석을 위한 전후처리기에 대한 연구

  • Yun, Dong-Won (Robotics and Mechatronics Research Center, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials) ;
  • Ham, Sang-Yong (Robotics and Mechatronics Research Center, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials) ;
  • Park, Jung-Ho (Department of Energy Systems, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials) ;
  • Yun, So-Nam (Department of Energy Systems, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials) ;
  • Kim, Chil-Sung (SVC Inc.)
  • 윤동원 (한국기계연구원 로봇메카트로닉스 연구실) ;
  • 함상용 (한국기계연구원 로봇메카트로닉스 연구실) ;
  • 박중호 (한국기계연구원 에너지기계연구실) ;
  • 윤소남 (한국기계연구원 에너지기계연구실) ;
  • 김칠성 ((주) SVC)
  • Received : 2011.12.19
  • Accepted : 2012.06.14
  • Published : 2012.08.01


In this study, a wrapping program was developed to analyze a proportional solenoid valve more easily using a conventional finite element method (FEM) tool. To achieve an accurate solution when analyzing a solenoid valve, finite element analysis (FEA) is more suitable than a lumped method. To develop a program for modeling and analyzing the valve performance using FEA code for the user's convenience, it is assumed that the solenoid valve is composed of some simple geometries, namely, a triangle and a rectangle. This assumption helps users to model a solenoid valve simply. To check the feasibility of the developed code, an actual solenoid valve is analyzed, and it is found that the code can suitably analyze this valve. The characteristics of the proportional valve are well identified as indicated through the graphs.


Solenoid;Valve;FEM;Proportional Valve


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