This paper presents an experimental investigation of the vibro-impact capsule system, which has potential applications in capsule endoscopy and engineering pipeline inspection. The experimental results obtained using novel test rig are used to verify the modelling approach where non-smooth multibody dynamics is applied to describe the motion of the system, and comparisons between numerical simulations and experiments are given. After an appropriate re-scaling, the findings of this work could provide a better insight into the behaviour of such systems which are subject to harmonic excitation.
|Number of pages||7|
|Early online date||30 Aug 2017|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Event||IUTAM Symposium on Nonlinear and Delayed Dynamics of Mechatronic Systems - Minggugong Campus, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China|
Duration: 17 Oct 2016 → 21 Oct 2016
Bibliographical noteDr. Yang Liu would like to acknowledge the financial support for the Small Research Grant (31841) by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. This work is also partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 11672257 and 11402224), the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province of China (Grant No. BK20161314).
- Capsule system
- non-smooth dynamical system