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Keywords: electrostatic actuators
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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2011, 78(3): 031003.
Published Online: February 1, 2011
... portraits and Poincaré maps. Overall, the results presented in this study show that the hybrid differential transformation and finite difference method provides a suitable means of analyzing a wide variety of common electrostatically actuated microstructures. electrostatic actuators finite difference...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. November 2009, 76(6): 064502.
Published Online: July 21, 2009
...Carmen M. Lilley; Jin He A new approach to measure the elastic modulus of nanowires is presented in this paper using a nanowire and a microcantilever beam composite system. The mechanical behavior of a nanowire-microcantilever beam structure under electrostatic actuation was studied using...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. September 2005, 72(5): 726–731.
Published Online: September 1, 2005
..., we study singly and doubly clamped nanotubes under electrostatic actuation. The analysis emphasizes the importance of nonlinear kinematics effects in the prediction of the pull-in voltage of the device, a key design parameter. Moreover, the nonlinear behavior associated with finite kinematics (i.e...