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Vibration control of damped sandwiched beams
Author(s): A. A. Medhora; Hamid R. Hamidzadeh; C. H. Laxminarayana
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Paper Abstract

Forced vibration of viscoelastically damped three-layer sandwiched beams is considered. The sandwiched beam is assumed to be fixed at one end and is excited by a harmonic force at the other end. The displacement response of the beam is computed and an approximate transfer function including three consecutive modes is extracted. Vibration of damped sandwich beam is actively controlled by employing a PPD feedback controller. Comparison of the results verified the effectiveness of the proposed method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2193, Smart Structures and Materials 1994: Passive Damping, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174105
Show Author Affiliations
A. A. Medhora, South Dakota State Univ. (United States)
Hamid R. Hamidzadeh, South Dakota State Univ. (United States)
C. H. Laxminarayana, South Dakota State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2193:
Smart Structures and Materials 1994: Passive Damping
Conor D. Johnson, Editor(s)

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