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Identification and simulation of a beam with active constrained layer damping using MATAB/SIMULINK
Author(s): Ben Azvine; Colin N. McCormack
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Paper Abstract

Linear transfer function models based on frequency response identification techniques are developed to describe the flexural vibration of a cantilever beam when excited using piezoceramic patches bonded to a constrained layer damping treatment. Predictions of dynamic behavior, obtained using the models, are validated by comparison with results from laboratory experiments. The models are then used in open loop and closed loop velocity feedback control simulations to demonstrate the improvements in stability and performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2720, Smart Structures and Materials 1996: Passive Damping and Isolation, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239108
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Ben Azvine, BT Labs (United Kingdom)
Colin N. McCormack, Staffordshire Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2720:
Smart Structures and Materials 1996: Passive Damping and Isolation
Conor D. Johnson, Editor(s)

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