Chapter 9. IPMC Assisted Infusion Micropumps

  1. Federico Carpi4 and
  2. Elisabeth Smela5
  1. Il-Seok Park1,
  2. Sonia Vohnout2,
  3. Mark Banister2,
  4. Sangki Lee1,3,
  5. Sang-Mun Kim1 and
  6. Kwang J. Kim1

Published Online: 20 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch9

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

How to Cite

Park, I.-S., Vohnout, S., Banister, M., Lee, S., Kim, S.-M. and Kim, K. J. (2009) IPMC Assisted Infusion Micropumps, in Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators (eds F. Carpi and E. Smela), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Interdepartmental Research Centre “E. Piaggio”, School of Engineering, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

  2. 5

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nevada, USA

  2. 2

    Medipacs LLC, Tucson, USA

  3. 3

    Volvo Korea, South Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470773055

Online ISBN: 9780470744697

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Keywords:

  • IPMC assisted infusion micropumps;
  • IPMCs background;
  • miniature disposable infusion IPMC micropumps - configuration of IPMC infusion pump;
  • control system;
  • performance testing;
  • modelling for IPMC micropumps;
  • equivalent bimorph beam model for IPMC actuators;
  • IPMC diaphragm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background of IPMCs

  • Miniature Disposable Infusion IPMC Micropumps

  • Modelling for IPMC Micropumps

  • Conclusions

  • References