I am doing a controls project in which I will try to control the speed of an elevator using a simplified model. The model is simply a motor connected to a pulley which moves the car up and down through a cable. The only difficulty I am having is estimating realistic parameters for the model. For example, the elevator cable has a spring constant...what's a realistic spring constant for a steel elevator cable? There's also a damping at the pully...what's a realistic damping coefficient? Also, what range of torques can an elevator motor supply and where does it usually operate?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I've been searching for products online that would have those specifications but I couldn't find anything, so I'm hoping someone here will have more experience and be able to answer those questions.

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# Elevator Model Parameters

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