Ansys Piezoelectric Harmonic Analysis

Ansys Piezoelectric Harmonic Analysis

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Karthick Ravikumar

Coimbatore, India

#1 Feb 26, 2013
guys i have modelled a aluminium cantilever beam with pzt(piezoelectric material) patch on the top surface as actuator. I have to do a harmonic analysis. For that, i have applied mechanicl load of 1 N. My Problem is applying electric load(voltage). i have applied voltage at boundary but it has no effect on the analysis.
* can anyone help me how to apply voltage to the pzt patch?
* How to couple the structural and electric field?

Trichy, India

#2 Jun 20, 2013
you must apply a positive voltage on one side of the geometry and a zero voltage on the other side.
Quoc Le

Hanoi, Vietnam

#3 Aug 14, 2014
sr, can i ask you some question? how can i get the impedance of pzt?
john john

Enna, Italy

#4 Nov 17, 2014
Quoc Le wrote:
sr, can i ask you some question? how can i get the impedance of pzt?
To display the impedance result you need to ask for the save of
MAPDL database in the “Analysis Settings” of the model before the

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