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Modern Piezoelectric Energy-Harvesting Materials (Hardcover) (Christopher R. Bowen & Vitaly Yu. Topolov

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This book covers the topic of vibration energy harvesting using piezoelectric materials. Piezoelectric materials are analyzed in the context of their electromechanical coupling, heterogeneity, microgeometry and interrelations between electromechanical properties. Piezoelectric ceramics and composites based on ferroelectrics are advanced materials that are suitable for harvesting mechanical energy from vibrations using inertial energy harvesting which relies on the resistance of a mass to acceleration and kinematic energy harvesting which couples the energy harvester to the relative movement of different parts of a source. In addition to piezoelectric materials, research efforts to develop optimization methods for complex piezoelectric energy harvesters are also reviewed. The book is important for specialists in the field of modern advanced materials and will stimulate new effective piezotechnical applications.

Number of Pages: 152
Genre: Science, Technology
Sub-Genre: Energy, Material Science
Series Title: Springer Series in Materials Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Christopher R. Bowen & Vitaly Yu. Topolov & Hyunsun Alicia Kim
Language: English
Street Date: March 22, 2016
TCIN: 51158159
UPC: 9783319291413
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-0191
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