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A new resonance based method for the measurement of magnetic field intensity
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Paper Abstract

A new magnetic field intensity measurement method using resonance principle is proposed in this paper. The proposed magnetic field sensor consists of magneto rheological (MR) fluid placed between two collocated, piezo-bounded, metallic, circular disc mounted face to face in the z-axis. The resonant frequency of the disc is changed by the magnetic field dependent viscosity of the MR fluid. The key enabling concept in this work is stiffening the circular metal disc using the rheological effect of MR fluid i.e. resonant frequency varies with respect to magnetic field strength. The change in resonant frequency is measured using simple closed loop electronics connected between the two piezo crystals. The analytical model of the vibrating circular discs with MR fluid placed at the center is derived and the results are validated with experimentation. The proposed magnetic flux density measurement concept is novel and it is found to have better sensitivity and linearity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 2016
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9799, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2016, 97992V (15 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2218480
Show Author Affiliations
Suresh Kaluvan, Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Univ. of North Texas (United States)
Jinhyuk Park, Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Haifeng Zhang, Univ. of North Texas (United States)
Mangalanathan Umapathy, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (India)
Seung-Bok Choi, Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9799:
Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2016
Gyuhae Park, Editor(s)

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