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Dynamical model of the asymmetric actuator of directional motion based on power-law graded materials

Lyashenko, Iakov A.; Borysiuk, Vadym N.; Popov, Valentin L.

FG Systemdynamik und Reibungsphysik

We consider an actuator whose driving bodies are made of Power-Law graded materials. The directional motion is generated by an asymmetric mechanism producing simultaneously vertical and horizontal oscillations of the indenter. The dynamic contact of gradient materials is described and the equation of motion for the drive is written down and analyzed. It is shown that the exponent of the elastic inhomogeneity significantly affects the average velocity of motion of the cargo, which can be dragged by the drive.