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Theoretical modeling and simulation of MEMS piezoelectric energy harvester

Md Ralib @ Md Raghib, Aliza 'Aini and Nordin, Anis Nurashikin and Salleh, Hanim (2010) Theoretical modeling and simulation of MEMS piezoelectric energy harvester. In: International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE 2010), 11-13 May 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Energy harvesting devices, capable of converting wasted ambient energy to electrical power are rapidly gaining popularity as a source of green and renewable energy. This work presents the design and simulation of MEMS based piezoelectric cantilever beam which can both harvest energy as well as monitor critical vibration frequencies in power plant gas turbines. The design of the energy harvesters consists of a cantilever beam structure with the interdigitated electrodes on the zinc oxide piezoelectric layer with nickel proof mass at the end of the beam. A mechanical finite element simulation was conducted using CoventorWare #x00A9;. This paper illustrates the proposed theoretical modeling and simulation of piezoelectric energy harvesters.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3239/3708 (ISBN: 978-1-4244-6233-9, DOI: 10.1109/ICCCE.2010.5556815)
Uncontrolled Keywords: CoventorWare;MEMS piezoelectric energy harvester;energy harvesting devices;interdigitated electrodes;mechanical finite element simulation;nickel proof mass;piezoelectric cantilever beam;power plant gas turbines;theoretical modeling;vibration frequency monitoring;zinc oxide piezoelectric layer;cantilevers;energy harvesting;finite element analysis;gas turbine power stations;micromechanical devices;piezoelectric devices;
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Anis Nurashikin Nordin
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2011 01:43
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2016 02:53
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3708

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