Impact of design parameters on working stability of the electrothermal V-shaped actuator

  • Kien Trung Hoang
  • Dzung Tien Nguyen
  • Phuc Hong PhamEmail author
Technical Paper


This paper mentions a detail calculation of the equivalent dynamic parameters in differential equations of motion of the electrothermal V-shaped actuator. A heat transfer model for a thin beam (including the dependence of material properties on the temperature) is applied in order to solve more exactly temperature distribution and displacement of V-shaped beam system. Comparing the values of displacement in both calculation and simulation confirmed a higher accuracy of proposed equations. Moreover, a related formula between the minimum conversion stiffness and driving voltage amplitude is analyzed and examined to avoid the buckling phenomenon may occur in V-shaped beam system while working at a high voltage.



This research is funded by Vietnam National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) under grant number: “107.01-2019.05”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kien Trung Hoang
    • 1
  • Dzung Tien Nguyen
    • 2
  • Phuc Hong Pham
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringHanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)HanoiVietnam
  2. 2.Institute for Control Engineering and AutomationHanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)HanoiVietnam

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