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Reversible Stepwise Motion by a Novel Symmetric Scratch Drive Actuator

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Shawn Chen, Wensyang Hsu

National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R. O. C.

Paper No. IMECE2002-33393, pp. 373-376; 4 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2002-33393
From:
  • ASME 2002 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Microelectromechanical Systems
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, November 17–22, 2002
  • Conference Sponsors: Microelectromechanical Systems
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3642-8 | eISBN: 0-7918-1691-5, 0-7918-1692-3, 0-7918-1693-1
  • Copyright © 2002 by ASME

abstract

A novel symmetric scratch drive actuator (SSDA) capable of two-way motion is proposed here. An analysis scheme is presented, and also can be applied to the conventional scratch drive actuator (SDA). The analysis derived here is the first to be able to relate the step increment and driving voltage with given geometrical parameters and material properties for SSDA or SDA. In order to verify the analysis, the simulation results are compared to experimental data of SDA in previous literature [1], and it shows good agreement. In the analysis of SSDA, it is found that SSDA can provide the same order of step increment with the same driving voltage, and it may move in two directions by one device.

Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Topics: Motion , Actuators

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