2013

Advances in Energy Harvesting Methods

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5704-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-5705-3 (Online)
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Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      Introduction and Methods of Mechanical Energy Harvesting

  3. Broadband Energy Harvesting and Nonlinear Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 17-61

      Broadband Vibration Energy Harvesting Techniques

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 63-90

      MEMS Electrostatic Energy Harvesters with Nonlinear Springs

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 91-115

      Broadband Energy Harvesting from a Bistable Potential Well

  4. Non-harmonic and Spectral Excitation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 119-140

      Plucked Piezoelectric Bimorphs for Energy Harvesting

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-162

      Energy Harvesting with Vibrating Shoe-Mounted Piezoelectric Cantilevers

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 163-190

      Role of Stiffness Nonlinearities in the Transduction of Energy Harvesters under White Gaussian Excitations

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 191-218

      Random Excitation of Bistable Harvesters

  5. Fluidic Energy Harvesting

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 221-239

      Energy Harvesting from Fluids Using Ionic Polymer Metal Composites

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 241-267

      Flow-Induced Vibrations for Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 269-294

      Airfoil-Based Linear and Nonlinear Electroaeroelastic Energy Harvesting

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 295-319

      Acoustic Energy Harvesting Using Sonic Crystals

  6. Advances in Electronics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 321-321

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 323-343

      Power Conditioning Techniques for Energy Harvesting

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 345-367

      Asynchronous Event-Based Self-Powering, Computation, and Data Logging

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 369-396

      Vibration-Based Energy-Harvesting Integrated Circuits

  7. Materials Development and MEMS Fabrication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 397-397

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 399-415

      Stretching the Capabilities of Energy Harvesting: Electroactive Polymers Based on Dielectric Elastomers

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 417-435

      Materials and Devices for MEMS Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 437-455

      Nonlinear Vibration Energy Harvesting with High-Permeability Magnetic Materials