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Tunable vibration energy harvester

Weddell, Alex S., Zhu, Dibin, Merrett, Geoff V., Beeby, Stephen P. and Al-Hashimi, Bashir M. (2013) Tunable vibration energy harvester At 1st International Workshop on Energy Neutral Sensing Systems (ENSsys 2013), Italy. 14 Nov 2013.

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Abstract

Machinery condition monitoring is an established application for wireless sensor networks and energy harvesting technologies. However, vibration energy harvesters are generally applicable only to fixed-frequency vibration sources, as commercial vibration energy harvesters are highly-tuned to specific frequencies. Attempts have been made to deliver a tunable vibration energy harvester, but up to now none have been applicable to real applications. This demonstrator is a tunable vibration-powered condition monitoring system which is applicable to internal combustion engines that run at variable speeds. It has been deployed and tested on a ferry's diesel engine.

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Published date: 14 November 2013
Venue - Dates: 1st International Workshop on Energy Neutral Sensing Systems (ENSsys 2013), Italy, 2013-11-14 - 2013-11-14
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Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems, EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 359992
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/359992
PURE UUID: d9d7e5ed-f00d-4de6-a4e5-eb27788e5663
ORCID for Alex S. Weddell: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6763-5460
ORCID for Geoff V. Merrett: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4980-3894
ORCID for Stephen P. Beeby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0800-1759

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Date deposited: 20 Nov 2013 14:23
Last modified: 18 Oct 2017 13:47

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Author: Alex S. Weddell ORCID iD
Author: Dibin Zhu
Author: Geoff V. Merrett ORCID iD
Author: Stephen P. Beeby ORCID iD

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