Author(s): Gopika Anand, G V Harsha Chowdary

Email(s): gops.a9@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2020.00036.4   

Address: Gopika Anand*, G V Harsha Chowdary
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020


ABSTRACT:
These nonrenewable sources will run out eventually and have a dangerous effect on us and our lifestyle. When fossil fuel and coal are used, huge amounts of carbon dioxide and other climate gases are emitted. Such drastic climate changes can pose a danger to all living beings on Earth. Hence, its highly essential that won-renewable energy sources be replaced by renewable energy alternatives. This is where Piezoelectricity comes into the picture. Piezoelectricity originates from the Greek word piezos meaning “pressure” and electricity can be found when pressure is applied to the piezoelectric substance. It is an electromechanical impact that has linear coupling between mechanical stress which brings about the electric field and displacement field. This is called the direct piezoelectric effect. The reverse can also be witnessed: applying an electric field generates a deformation. This is called the converse piezoelectric effect. Piezoelectricity is found in a variety of electrically insulating materials which will be discussed in this paper. Various applications of piezoelectricity include electromechanical transducers, ultrasonic generators, radio frequency (RF) and microwave filters, sensors, and actuators.


Cite this article:
Gopika Anand, G V Harsha Chowdary. Piezoelectricity: Harnessing Energy from Footsteps. Research J. Science and Tech. 2020; 12(4):267-276. doi: 10.5958/2349-2988.2020.00036.4

Cite(Electronic):
Gopika Anand, G V Harsha Chowdary. Piezoelectricity: Harnessing Energy from Footsteps. Research J. Science and Tech. 2020; 12(4):267-276. doi: 10.5958/2349-2988.2020.00036.4   Available on: https://rjstonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2020-12-4-6


REFERENCES:
1.    Ganesh Kumar G, Raja Sekhar Mamillapalli. Structural Health Monitoring of Piezolaminated Smart Structures Using Electrical Impedance Method. Int. J. Tech. 5(2): July-Dec., 2015; Page 291-296
2.    Marshiana. D, Elizabeth Sherine. M, Sunitha. N, Vinothkumar. C. Footstep Power production using Piezoelectric Sensors. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2016; 9(7): 831-834.
3.    Mohammad Hossein Beheshti, Gholamheidar Teimori, Elham Saber, Roohalah Hajizadeh, Mojtaba Emkani, MojtabaKianmehr. Evaluating the whole-body vibration exposure in walking tiller operators. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(10): 4649-4656.
4.    S. Gayathri Devi, P. Mani. A Study of Vibrational Spectroscopic of 1, 2-Dimethyl Cyclohexene. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2019; 12(8): 3731-3734.
5.    Shahriar Ghammamy, Nastaran Sohrabi. Structural Properties, Natural Bond Orbital, Theory Functional Calculations (DFT), and Energies for the C13H10N4O2S Compounds. Asian J. Research Chem. 6(2): February 2013; Page 114-116.
6.    Adejoro I. A, Odiaka T.I, Akinyele O.F. Molecular Modeling and Computational Studies of Dimethylpyridino-1,4-η-2-methoxycyclohexa-1,3-DieneIron tricarbonyl Complexes. Asian J. Research Chem. 5(1): January 2012; Page 146-152.
7.    Shahriar Ghammamy, Nastaran Sohrabi. Structural Properties, Natural Bond Orbital, Theory Functional Calculations (DFT), and Energies for the C13H10N4O2S Compounds. Asian J. Research Chem. 6(2): February 2013; Page 114-116.
8.    S. Jegannathan, M. Briget Mary, V. Ramakrishnan, S. Thangadurai. Vibrational Spectral Studies of Nicotinium picrate. Asian J. Research Chem. 6(7): July 2013; Page 645-649.
9.    S. Sangeetha, T. F. Abbs Fen Reji. Molecular Geometry, Vibrational Assignments, HOMO-LUMO, Mulliken’s charge analysis and DFT Calculations of 2-(2-Phenylaminothiazole-5-oyl)1- methyl-6-methylbenzimidazole. Asian J. Research Chem. 2018; 11(6): 848-856.
10.    Hadeel K. Mohammed, Adil N. Ayyash. Vibrational Spectroscopy, Molecular properties, IR, UV-Visible, NMR Spectra and (HF, DFT) Calculations of Organic Molecule. Asian J. Research Chem. 2019; 12(5):274-277.
11.    S. Pathania. Modelling of Symmetric Free Vibrations of Thermoelastic Circular Plate Partially in Contact with Fluid. Research J. Engineering and Tech. 3(2): April-June 2012 page176-181.

Recomonded Articles:

Author(s): Ashish Kumar Sharma, Vandna, Vijyeta Verma

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2018.00034.7         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): S. Pathania, P.K. Sharma

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Ashish Kumar Sharma, Manoj Kumar Dhiman, Vijyeta Verma, Vandana

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2017.00011.0.         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Anita D. Thakur, J. N. Sharma

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Ramandeep Kaur, J N Sharma

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Gopika Anand, G V Harsha Chowdary

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2020.00036.4         Access: Open Access Read More

Research Journal of Science and Technology (RJST) is an international, peer-reviewed journal, devoted to science and technology...... Read more >>>

RNI: Not Available                     
DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988 


Recent Articles




Tags