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1. (WO2018183827) FLEXIBLE VARIABLE DIFFERENTIAL TRANSFORMER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/183827    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/025374
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 31 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G01D 5/12
G01D 5/00
G01D 5/20
A61B 5/02
A61B 5/03
Applicants: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY-OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Inventors: ELKOHIL, Mostafa, Abdelmonem
COWAN, Michael
DARVISH, Kurosh
Title: FLEXIBLE VARIABLE DIFFERENTIAL TRANSFORMER
Abstract:
A flexible variable differential transformer (FVDT) device includes a flexible shell having a channel. A primary winding, a first secondary winding and a second secondary winding are all disposed on the shell coaxial to the channel. The first and second secondary windings are positioned on opposite sides of the primary winding, and a flexible magnetic core is positioned within the channel and configured to move along a central axis of the channel. Various methods for detecting deformation are also disclosed.