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5 May 2011 Vibration energy harvester optimization using artificial intelligence
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Proceedings Volume 8066, Smart Sensors, Actuators, and MEMS V; 806611 (2011)
Event: SPIE Microtechnologies, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic
This paper deals with an optimization study of a vibration energy harvester. This harvester can be used as autonomous source of electrical energy for remote or wireless applications, which are placed in environment excited by ambient mechanical vibrations. The ambient energy of vibrations is usually on very low level but the harvester can be used as alternative source of energy for electronic devices with an expected low level of power consumption of several mW. The optimized design of the vibration energy harvester was based on previous development and the sensitivity of harvester design was improved for effective harvesting from mechanical vibrations in aeronautic applications. The vibration energy harvester is a mechatronic system which generates electrical energy from ambient vibrations due to precision tuning up generator parameters. The optimization study for maximization of harvested power or minimization of volume and weight are the main goals of our development. The optimization study of such complex device is complicated therefore artificial intelligence methods can be used for tuning up optimal harvester parameters.
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Z. Hadas, C. Ondrusek, J. Kurfurst, and V. Singule "Vibration energy harvester optimization using artificial intelligence", Proc. SPIE 8066, Smart Sensors, Actuators, and MEMS V, 806611 (5 May 2011);

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