Nonlinear Structural Dynamic Analyses of Micro Cantilever Beams Actuated by Electrostatic Force


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Nonlinear modeling method for the structural dynamic analysis of a micro cantilever beam actuated by electrostatic force is presented in this study. Static deflection is first obtained by solving nonlinear static equilibrium equation and the modal and the stability characteristics are calculated at the static equilibrium position. It is found that the amplitude and the frequency of the applied electrostatic voltage influence the stability of the structure significantly.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 321-323)

Edited by:

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




H. H. Yoo et al., "Nonlinear Structural Dynamic Analyses of Micro Cantilever Beams Actuated by Electrostatic Force", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 321-323, pp. 1644-1648, 2006

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October 2006




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