Simulation and Analysis of Piezoelectric Energy Harvester with Various Proof-Mass Geometries


  • Sirisha B Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation
  • Chella Santhosh Associate Professor, Department of ECE Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation Vaddeswaram, Guntur (Dist), Andhra Pradesh, India - 522502.
  • Sunithamani S
  • Ravi Kumar M Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation
  • Lakshmi Prasanna J



Energy Harvesting, COMOSL Simulator, Piezoelectric, Mechanical stress, Fossil Fuels


This paper aims to generate electricity, by decreasing fossil fuels consumption and conserving electricity for further use.  In this project, the method is to produce pollution-free electricity using the technique i.e. piezoelectric effect technique. By applying mechanical stress electric charge is generated known as the piezoelectric effect.  A sufficient amount of energy is produced as it can reduce the damage of pollution caused by power plants. So to make the use of moving vehicles on road, power generated helps the environment last longer.  Different shape, proof mass geometries are analyzed and plotted a graph between frequency versus voltage and electrical energy. Among them, it is identified that stacked cylindrical block has a good Voltage of 2.04mV (milliVolts = 10-3V) and Energy of 21.2fJ (femtoJoule = 10-15J).


Author Biographies

Sirisha B, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation

Sirisha. B received the B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from CMR Technical campus, JNTUH, India. Currently pursuing M.Tech degree in Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (Deemed to be University), Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Interested area in Energy harvesting and Environmental applications. Subject interest on Low power VLSI, Digital Circuits, etc

Sunithamani S

Dr. S. SUNITHAMANI is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of ECE, KLEF, A.P., She Has completed her in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation from College of Engg, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in the year 2003. She has completed a Ph.D. (Full-Time) in the Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering from Anna University during the year 2011-2016. In her research work, she made contributions to Structure optimization of MEMS-based piezoelectric energy Harvesters. She mainly focused her research work on the design of cantilever structures for energy harvesting applications. Attended several National and International Conferences in India.

She has 12 years of teaching experience from various Engg colleges of Kerala, Tamilnadu, and Andhrapradesh. Under her able guidance, B. Tech, and M.Tech, students have completed many project work. Now, she is guiding 3 Ph.D. scholars to work on MEMS sensors. She has to her credit more than 19 research papers in reputed international journals including 7 SCI papers and 4 papers in conference proceedings.

Ravi Kumar M, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation

Dr. M. Ravi Kumar completed his Ph.D. from Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation in the area of Communications. His significant research interests are ionospheric scintillation studies, satellite communications, and radio wave propagation. Ionospheric scintillation studies over low latitude regions are conducted using GPS/IRNSS navigation systems. Various algorithms have been proposed for mitigating the ionospheric scintillation effects. Complimentary Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition (CEEMD) technique is used along with Multifractal Detrended Fluctuation Analysis (MF-DFA) for detecting the noise due to scintillations at K L University. Ionospheric gradient studies were carried out during the solar maximum period. The correlation analysis has been performed between the scintillations and spread F parameters using GPS and Ionosonde measurements. He is involved with the research work carried out at K L University using GPS and IRNSS/NAVIC receivers.

Lakshmi Prasanna J

Ms. J Lakshmi Prasanna pursuing her Ph.D. in National Institute of Technology Warangal in the area of VLSI. Her significant research interests are photovoltaic solar cells  studies, FPGA, and IoT applications




How to Cite

B, S., Santhosh, C., S, S., M, R. K., & J, L. P. (2022). Simulation and Analysis of Piezoelectric Energy Harvester with Various Proof-Mass Geometries. International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE), 18(07), pp. 14–26.