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Design and control of a topology optimal compliant microgripper
Author(s): Shyh-Chour Huang; Dain-Yong Lin
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a new way of using a theory of topology optimum and PID control theory to design a microgripper system. The driver of microgripper is a piezoelectricity ceramics (PZT) microactuator. This study uses a PZT microactuator of 5 mm length, 3 mm width and 0.5 mm thickness and analyzes the different performances of the microactuator when applied to different voltages. The study defines the compliant amplifier design domain as 9.2 mm × 8.1 mm with a 0.5 mm thickness and discusses the effect of different optimization parameters. The driver is a PZT microactuator that can actuate 10.46μm output displacement to the compliant microgripper. A PID controller was designed for the microgripper system. Improvement of the control performance of the system was obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6423, International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, 64232B (1 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.779852
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Shyh-Chour Huang, National Kaohsiung Univ. of Applied Sciences (Taiwan)
Dain-Yong Lin, National Kaohsiung Univ. of Applied Sciences (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6423:
International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering

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