Curved Ceramic

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Active electrode area on PZT ceramic

Model Description

Simple model of a 2D PZT curved ceramic with electrodes on the top and bottom surface.

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Basic Model Schematic

Parametric Variables

The model allows the following design variables to be adjusted to control the size of the PZT ceramic:

Parametric Variable

Description

Default Value

rocinner

Inner radius of curvature of ceramic

7 mm

pztthck

thickness of PZT

2.25 mm

Outputs

Here are a list of the types of outputs to expect from this model:

  • Time Histories (XY Graphs)
    • Drive input signal
    • Voltage and charge on electrodes
    • Pressure at beam focus
  • Data Arrays
    • Maximum Pressure
    • Acoustic Pressure

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Post Processor Outputs

Runtime Statistics

Model size

80496 elements

Solve Time

 120 s (2 CPU)

Core Hours

0.0967

Memory Usage

29 MB

Recommended CPU Configuration

2 CPU

Files

The following input files are required to run this model, click here to download the input files:

Download: Curved Ceramic

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