The Development of Piezoelectric Accelerometers Using Finite Element Analysis

Bin Liu

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    Abstract

    This paper describes the application of Finite Element (FE) approach for the development of piezoelectric accelerometers. An accelerometer is simulated using the FE approach as an example. Good agreement is achieved between simulated results and calibrated results. It is proved that the FE modeling can be effectively used to predict the specifications of the accelerometer, especially when modification of the accelerometer is required. The FE developing technology forms the bases of fast responsiveness and flexible customized design of piezoelectric accelerometers.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIMAC
    Place of PublicationOrlando, Florida
    Publication date1999
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    Event17th International Modal Analysis Conference IMAC - Orlando, FL, United States
    Duration: 8 Feb 199911 Feb 2009

    Conference

    Conference17th International Modal Analysis Conference IMAC
    CountryUnited States
    CityOrlando, FL
    Period08/02/199911/02/2009

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