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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2021, 143(10): 103501.
Paper No: MD-20-1907
Published Online: May 3, 2021
... rotary machine limaçon-to-circular machine limaçon machine limaçon motion pump expander compressor positive displacement machine SPSA design optimization energy harvesting energy systems design Positive displacement machines, the rotary type in particular, are increasingly gaining...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2020, 142(6): 063303.
Paper No: MD-19-1402
Published Online: November 25, 2019
...Zehao Wu; Qingsong Xu This paper presents the design, fabrication, and testing of a novel single stack-based piezoelectric energy harvester (PEH) for harvesting energy from three-degree-of-freedom (3-DOF) force excitation. One uniqueness lies in that the 3-DOF energy harvesting is implemented...
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Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Mech. Des. August 2018, 140(8): 085001.
Paper No: MD-17-1804
Published Online: May 23, 2018
...Yue Yuan; Mingyi Liu; Wei-Che Tai; Lei Zuo The energy harvesting backpack that converts the kinetic energy produced by the vertical oscillatory motion of suspended loads to electricity during normal walking is a promising solution to fulfill the ever-rising need of electrical power for the use...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. January 2018, 140(1): 011404.
Paper No: MD-17-1500
Published Online: November 9, 2017
... Criteria for Maximizing Performance and Robustness of Bistable Energy Harvesters ,” Appl. Phys. Lett. , 102 ( 5 ), p. 053903 . 10.1063/1.4790381 [29] Yamamoto , Y. , 1999 , “ Spring's Effective Mass in Spring Mass System Free Vibration ,” J. Sound. Vib , 220 ( 3 ), pp. 564 – 570 . 10.1006...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. May 2015, 137(5): 054503.
Paper No: MD-14-1198
Published Online: May 1, 2015
.... 26 03 2014 19 01 2015 05 03 2015 The energy harvester in a suspended-load backpack was designed to oscillate freely only in the vertical direction, which includes the springs and damper. As a single-degree-of-freedom oscillating system with a base excitation, the governing...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2013, 135(3): 031001.
Paper No: MD-12-1107
Published Online: January 17, 2013
.... 09 02 2012 17 12 2012 where K ˜ is a global system matrix. The design problem for the topology of energy harvesting skins can be expressed as finding the piezoelectric material distribution x and the polarization ξ that maximizes the output power P...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 111005.
Published Online: November 11, 2011
...D. Castagnetti Energy harvesting devices capable of converting freely-available ambient energy into electrical energy have received significant attention recently. Ambient kinetic energy is particularly attractive for conversion since it is almost ubiquitous and easily accessible. Piezoelectric...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2009, 131(9): 091008.
Published Online: August 18, 2009
...H. J. Song; Y. T. Choi; G. Wang; N. M. Wereley This study investigates the performance of an energy harvester (EH) utilizing a single crystal lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate (PMN-PT) material via analysis and experiment. The EH, intended to convert mechanical energy at a harmonic frequency...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2009, 131(7): 071005.
Published Online: June 23, 2009
...Longhan Xie; Carmen G. Menet; Ho Ching; Ruxu Du Invented more than 200 years ago, the automatic winding device of mechanical watch movement is one of the most successful energy harvesting devices. It harvests the kinematical energy from body movements and drives the mechanical watch movement...