On the maximum power transfer theorem within electromechanical systems
Stephen, N. (2006) On the maximum power transfer theorem within electromechanical systems. Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 220, (8), 1261-1267. (doi:10.1243/09544062JMES304).
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Conditions for maximum power transfer are considered within electrical, mechanical and electromechanical systems. The familiar concept of resistance load matching within an electrical system is extended to a mechanical system, and is 50% efficient. For electromechanical systems, the transfer of maximum power from one domain (say, the electrical) to the other (say, mechanical) is also 50% efficient. However, when losses occur in both the electrical and mechanical domains, the concept of load matching must be applied within the domain to which power is being delivered; efficiency is now less than 50%, which is most easily seen from the source domain.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1243/09544062JMES304|
|Keywords:||electromechanical, maximum power transfer, energy harvesting|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences > Computational Engineering and Design
|Date Deposited:||09 Jan 2007|
|Last Modified:||06 Aug 2015 02:33|
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