Angular rate sensing by circulatory vortex flow: design, simulation and experiment

Phan, Hoa Thanh and Dinh, Thien Xuan and Tran, Canh-Dung and Duc, Trinh Chu and Bui, Tung Thanh and Pham, Phuc Hong and Dau, Van Thanh (2019) Angular rate sensing by circulatory vortex flow: design, simulation and experiment. In: 20th International conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems & Eurosensors (Transducers & Eurosensors 33) , 23-27 June 2019, Berlin, Germany.

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Abstract

A fully packaged convective vortex gyrometer actuated by a PZT diaphragm is reported. The flow circulates at higher velocity after each actuating circle to form a vortex in the desired chamber. The vortex is characterized by hotwire anemometry. The device is initially designed based on a numerical analysis whose results are used to set up the experiment. The angular rate sensing of the device is successfully tested using a turntable. The technique is a potential solution to various applications related to inertial sensing and fluidic amplifier.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Accepted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2019 02:55
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2019 06:41
Uncontrolled Keywords: vortex, synthetic jet, gyroscope, PZT diaphragm, COMSOL
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091306 Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
01 Mathematical Sciences > 0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics > 010399 Numerical and Computational Mathematics not elsewhere classified
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091599 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/36669

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