Dynamic Behavior of Piezoelectric Recurve Actuation Architectures

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James D. Ervin, Diann E. Brei

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2125

J. Vib. Acoust 126(1), 37-46 (Feb 26, 2004) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1596551 History: Received January 01, 2000; Revised October 01, 2002; Online February 26, 2004
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Types of recurve connection
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Notation for dynamic recurve response
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Fundamental recurve actuator element and operation
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Experimental results for Trial 7 (Prototype B2, high Rs, high n, low Rmtip)
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Experimental results for Trial 3 (Prototype A2, low Rs, high n, low Rmtip)
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Four prototypes and tip masses for 23 dynamic factorial experiment
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Approximate piezoelectric rod system



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