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Modeling and testing of plate structures using self-sensing piezoelectric transducers
Author(s): Eugenio Brusa; Stefano Carabelli; Andrea Tonoli
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Paper Abstract

Electromechanical modeling of a structure is used to position piezoelectric elements and to devise readout networks for their use as self-sensing transducers. The positioning is aimed to act selectively on given vibration modes and is carried on by means of simple spatial filtering techniques. The piezoelectric readout network is implemented using active components to avoid the coupling between mechanical and electrical states usually found with passive circuits. The proposed layout is well suited for both the testing and the active control of smart structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 July 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3329, Smart Structures and Materials 1998: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, (27 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.316951
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Eugenio Brusa, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Stefano Carabelli, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Andrea Tonoli, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3329:
Smart Structures and Materials 1998: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems
Mark E. Regelbrugge, Editor(s)

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