Exponentially Tapered Bimorph Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvester.

Reske-Nielsen, Mikkel.
2017-04-19T12:49:29.105Z

Abstract: This thesis examines the effectiveness of an exponentially tapered piezoelectric plate for use as a vibration energy harvester (VEH). Typically piezoelectric energy harvesters have been designed as cantilever beams or "cymbal" type structures. For these devices there is a known resonant frequency at which displacement is maximized to produce maximum power. While this can produce good res... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011660
ID: tufts:21135
To Cite: DCA Citation Guide