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Rajabi A, Lexian H. A Study of the Linear Electromagnetic Generator for Harvesting Electrical Energy from Initial Acceleration: Design, Optimization, and Experimental Validation. IJEEE. 2021; 17 (1) :1490-1490
URL: http://ijeee.iust.ac.ir/article-1-1490-en.html
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One of the important requirements in projectiles is to design a power supply for fuse consumption. In this study, an optimum design for the power supply, which includes a Miniaturized Inertia Generator (MIG), was introduced. The main objective of this research was to optimize the dimensions of the MIG with the aim of increasing energy. To achieve this, the design of experiment (DOE) was carried out through RSM-BBD to optimize six parts of the MIG. Numerical simulations were performed using Maxwell’s software. After analyzing of results by ANOVA and extracting the optimum result from the RSM, a Miniaturized Inertia Generator was fabricated with optimum dimensions. The results showed that the MIG with optimum dimensions at an acceleration of 800’g could generate 15.25V and stores the generated energy using an RLC circuit within 1ms. The experimental results which were obtained by the shock test system showed that 14.75V was charged on a capacitor within 1.1ms which has good conformity with the numerical results. The results indicated that the proposed design not only increased the MIG efficiency, but also determined the effect of each parameter on the produced energy and efficiency.
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  • Investigating the effect of Miniaturized Inertia Generator (MIG) geometric parameters on the efficiency and energy.
  • Design optimization using response surface methodology (RSM).
  • A survey and depiction of the relationship between the maximum produced voltage and magnetic flux.
  • Designing a shear plate as a safety mechanism for MIG activation under the specific acceleration.
  • Studying the effect of initial acceleration on the produced quantities such as voltage, power, and energy.

Type of Study: Research Paper |
Received: 2019/05/02 | Revised: 2019/12/26 | Accepted: 2019/12/30

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