Authors: W.H. Waugh, B.J. Gallacher, J.S. Burdess
Affilation: Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Pages: 454 - 457
Keywords: MEMS, nonlinear, Duffing, viscometer
By suitably harmonically oscillating a clamped-clamped beam immersed in fluid, it is possible to induce nonlinear dynamic behaviour. Singular jump points occur in the frequency response function, the separation of which is dependent on the fluid dynamic viscosity.