Nonlinear Characterization of a Bistable Energy Harvester Dynamical System

  • Vinicius G. Lopes
  • João Victor L. L. Peterson
  • Americo Cunha Jr.Email author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 228)


This chapter explores the nonlinear dynamics of a bistable piezo-magneto-elastic energy harvester with the objective of determining the influence of external force parameters on the system response. Time series, phase space trajectories, Poincaré maps and bifurcation diagrams are employed in order to reveal system dynamics complexity and nonlinear effects, such as chaos incidence and hysteresis.



The authors acknowledge the support given to this research by the funding agencies Carlos Chagas Filho Research Foundation of Rio de Janeiro State (FAPERJ) under grants E-26/010.002.178/2015 and E-26/010.000.805/2018, and Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Ní­vel Superior–Brasil (CAPES)–Finance Code 001.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vinicius G. Lopes
    • 1
  • João Victor L. L. Peterson
    • 1
  • Americo Cunha Jr.
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Universidade do Estado do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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