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Background 1/7 - Electro-mechanical systems



The main problem in designing an electro-mechanical system is:

- given a mechanical system and a coupling device, find the electric system optimizing the energy transfer

The electro-mechanical transducers considered here are piezoelectric actuators.


Crandall et al.:
Dynamics of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems, Mc Graw Hill 1968.