Spice Model of a Piezo-Electric Transducer for Pulse-Echo System

Khan, S., Taube, W., Yogeswaran, N., Heidari, H. and Dahiya, R. (2015) Spice Model of a Piezo-Electric Transducer for Pulse-Echo System. In: IEEE Conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), Glasgow, UK, 29 Jun - 02 Jul 2015, pp. 334-337. (doi:10.1109/PRIME.2015.7251403)

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Abstract

Pulse-echo system is the most widely used equipment in non-destructive testing (NDT). Herein we present the SPICE implementation of a piezo-electric transducer for pulse-echo system. The SPICE model has been developed with an intention to obtain a virtual instrument for the pulse-echo system. The SPICE implementation of pulse-echo system includes the lossless piezoelectric transducer as an actuator and the sensor. The output of actuating stage is fed into the sensing stage of the sensor stage. The simulated results in the actuation and sensing modes are compared to the previously reported experimental results and the output trends are in good agreement. Findings from the comparative study, validate the application of our proposed model as a virtual system for pulse-echo system for non-destructive testing.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Dahiya, Dr Ravinder and Heidari, Dr Hadi
Authors: Khan, S., Taube, W., Yogeswaran, N., Heidari, H., and Dahiya, R.
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 IEEE
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
663861Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Printed Tactile SKINRavinder DahiyaEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/M002527/1ENG - ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS & NANO ENG