Sensors 2012, 12(11), 14671-14691; doi:10.3390/s121114671
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Modelling and Analysis of a New Piezoelectric Dynamic Balance Regulator

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Received: 9 August 2012; in revised form: 23 October 2012 / Accepted: 24 October 2012 / Published: 2 November 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators)
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Abstract: In this paper, a new piezoelectric dynamic balance regulator, which can be used in motorised spindle systems, is presented. The dynamic balancing adjustment mechanism is driven by an in-plane bending vibration from an annular piezoelectric stator excited by a high-frequency sinusoidal input voltage. This device has different construction, characteristics and operating principles than a conventional balance regulator. In this work, a dynamic model of the regulator is first developed using a detailed analytical method. Thereafter, MATLAB is employed to numerically simulate the relations between the dominant parameters and the characteristics of the regulator based on thedynamic model. Finally, experimental measurements are used to certify the validity of the dynamic model. Consequently, the mathematical model presented and analysed in this paper can be used as a tool for optimising the design of a piezoelectric dynamic balance regulator during steady state operation.
Keywords: dynamic model; balance regulator; in-plane bending vibration; motorised spindle; piezoelectric stator
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Du, Z.; Mei, X.-S.; Xu, M.-X. Modelling and Analysis of a New Piezoelectric Dynamic Balance Regulator. Sensors 2012, 12, 14671-14691.

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Du Z, Mei X-S, Xu M-X. Modelling and Analysis of a New Piezoelectric Dynamic Balance Regulator. Sensors. 2012; 12(11):14671-14691.

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Du, Zhe; Mei, Xue-Song; Xu, Mu-Xun. 2012. "Modelling and Analysis of a New Piezoelectric Dynamic Balance Regulator." Sensors 12, no. 11: 14671-14691.


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