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Title Advances in energy harvesting methods [electronic resource] / Niell Elvin, Alper Erturk, editors.
Publication Info. New York : Springer Science+Business Media, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Advances in Energy Harvesting Methods; Preface; Contents; Part I Introduction; Chapter1 Introduction and Methods of Mechanical Energy Harvesting; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Methods and Materials for Energy Conversion; 1.2.1 Piezoelectric Transduction; 1.2.2 Electromagnetic Induction; 1.2.3 Electrostatic Transduction; 1.2.4 Electroactive Polymers; 1.3 Outline of the Book; References; Part II Broadband Energy Harvesting and Nonlinear Dynamics; Chapter2 Broadband Vibration Energy Harvesting Techniques; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Resonant Frequency Tuning Techniques; 2.2.1 Mechanical Methods
2.2.1.1 Manual Tuning2.2.1.2 Self-Tuning; 2.2.2 Magnetic Methods; 2.2.2.1 Manual Tuning; 2.2.2.2 Self-Tuning; 2.2.3 Piezoelectric Methods; 2.2.4 Comments on Resonant Frequency Tuning Techniques; 2.3 Multimodal Energy Harvesting; 2.3.1 Exploiting Multiple Bending Modes of a Continuous Beam; 2.3.2 Cantilever Array Configuration; 2.3.3 Comments on Multimodal Energy Harvesting; 2.4 Nonlinear Energy Harvesting Configurations; 2.4.1 Monostable Nonlinear Configuration; 2.4.2 Bistable Nonlinear Configuration; 2.4.2.1 Periodic Forcing; 2.4.2.2 Stochastic Forcing
2.4.3 Configuration with Mechanical Stoppers2.4.4 Comments on Nonlinear Energy Harvesting Configuration; 2.5 Conclusions; References; Chapter3 MEMS Electrostatic Energy Harvesters with Nonlinear Springs; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Vibration Waveforms and Spectra; 3.3 Electrostatic Harvesters; 3.3.1 Device Principles; 3.3.2 Mathematical Modeling; 3.4 Nonlinear Stiffness; 3.4.1 Background and Motivation; 3.4.2 Phenomenological Elastic Potential of Springs; 3.4.3 Power Bounds; 3.5 The Design of Nonlinear Springs; 3.5.1 Angled Beams; 3.5.2 Curved Beams; 3.6 Measured Device Characteristics
3.6.1 Harvester with Straight Beams3.6.2 Harvesters with Angled Beams; 3.6.2.1 Harmonic Vibrations; 3.6.2.2 White-Noise Vibrations; 3.6.2.3 Band-Limited Random Vibrations; 3.6.3 Harvester with Curved Beams; 3.7 Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter4 Broadband Energy Harvesting from a Bistable Potential Well; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Limitations of a Linear Energy Harvester; 4.3 Bistable Potential Well Paradigm; 4.3.1 Simple Escape Example; 4.4 Physical Realizations of Bistable Potential Wells; 4.4.1 Example Bistable Electromagnetic System; 4.4.1.1 Numerical Investigations
4.4.1.2 Theoretical Investigations4.4.2 Example Bistable Piezoelectric System; 4.4.2.1 Harmonic Excitation Case; 4.4.2.2 Random Excitation Case; 4.5 Summary; References; Part III Non-harmonic and Spectral Excitation; Chapter5 Plucked Piezoelectric Bimorphs for Energy Harvesting; 5.1 Introduction; 5.1.1 Mechanical Plucking: Principle of Operation; 5.1.2 Possible Configurations and Applications; 5.2 Modelling the Plucking Action; 5.2.1 Analytical Modelling; 5.2.2 Finite Element Modelling; 5.2.2.1 The Loading Phase; 5.2.2.2 The Release Phase; 5.2.3 Comparison of Analytical and FE Models
Note 5.2.4 General Considerations
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Mar. 5, 2013).
Subject Energy harvesting.
Energy conversion.
Electric power production.
Added Author Elvin, Niell.
Erturk, Alper.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Elvin, Niell Advances in Energy Harvesting Methods Dordrecht : Springer,c2012 9781461457046
ISBN 9781461457053 (electronic bk.)
146145705X
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