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Power Analysis for Piezoelectric Energy Harvester

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ABSTRACT

Piezoelectric energy harvesting technology is used to design battery less microelectronic devices such as wireless sensor nodes. This paper investigates the necessary conditions to enhance the extracted AC electrical power from exciting vibrations energy using piezoelectric materials. The effect of tip masses and their mounting positions are investigated to enhance the system performance. The optimal resistive load is estimated to maximize the power output. Different capacitive loads are tested to store the output energy. The experimental results validated the theoretical analysis and highlighted remarks in the paper.

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W. Ali and S. Ibrahim, "Power Analysis for Piezoelectric Energy Harvester," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 6, 2012, pp. 496-505. doi: 10.4236/epe.2012.46063.

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