Development of an Algorithm for a PZT Ceramic Foot Pressure Sensor

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Currently available foot pressure sensors (FPS), which usually include a capacitive sensor and a piezoresistive sensor, tend to exhibit characteristically slow response times. Therefore, we used PZT (lead zirconate-titanate) ceramic in this study, as it responds more quickly than the currently-used materials. We have developed an algorithm which can be applied to the PZT ceramic-based measurement of foot pressure. This algorithm was also verified in experiments. In this study, we fabricated the electronic circuits and a sensor on the basis of the newly-developed algorithm, and then verified the algorithm experimentally.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 321-323)

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Seung-Seok Lee, Joon Hyun Lee, Ik Keun Park, Sung-Jin Song, Man Yong Choi

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1111-1114

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.321-323.1111

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S. S. Lee et al., "Development of an Algorithm for a PZT Ceramic Foot Pressure Sensor", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 321-323, pp. 1111-1114, 2006

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October 2006

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