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Measurement of impulsive pressure applied on a thin plate by piezoelectric transducers
Author(s): Tadaharu Adachi
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Paper Abstract

Impulsive pressure applied on a thin plate coupled with fluid is measured bypiezoelectric disks. A pair of piezoelectric disks are put on the side of aplate in contact with fluid and the empty side. The outputs from each of thepiezoelectric disks are summed to cancel the effect of the plate-bendingdeformation. The summation of voltage histories is converted to impulsivepressure according to the calibration of the piezoelectric disk by thelongitudinal impact test. A generator of impulsive pressure is constructed toverify this method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 177713 (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298062
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Tadaharu Adachi, Tokyo Institute of Engineering (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1777:
First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials
Brian Culshaw; Peter T. Gardiner; Alaster McDonach, Editor(s)

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