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Dynamic Topology Optimization of Compliant Mechanisms and Piezoceramic Actuators

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Hima Maddisetty, Mary Frecker

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 326 Leonhard Building, University Park, PA 16802

J. Mech. Des 126(6), 975-983 (Feb 14, 2005) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1814638 History: Received August 13, 2002; Revised April 06, 2004; Online February 14, 2005
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Flow chart of design procedure
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(a) Design domain loading conditions and (b) Initial starting point
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Static piezoceramic non-design optimization (a) Convergence history and (b) Final compliant mechanism (ME=8.82 E-03%)
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Static piezoceramic design optimization (a) Convergence history and (b) Final compliant mechanism (ME=3.03 E-03%)
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Dynamic piezoceramic non-design optimization (a) Convergence history and (b) Final compliant mechanism (ME=3.04 E-03%)
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Dynamic piezoceramic design optimization (a) Convergence history and (b) Final compliant mechanism (ME=6.97 E-03%)

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