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Control of a ring structure with multiple hybrid piezoelectrical networks
Author(s): Meng-Shiun Tsai; Kon-Well Wang
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Paper Abstract

A structural control concept, using multiple active-passive hybrid actuators (piezoelectric materials with active voltage sources and external passive RL circuits) on a ring structure, is investigated. A method is developed to simultaneously optimize the active control gains and the values of the shunt resistors and inductors. Kalman filter is employed to estimate the states of this multi-input-multi-output systems. Analysis results indicate that the proposed approach can suppress vibration and noise radiation effectively, and it can achieve better performance with less control effort as compared to a purely active system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2715, Smart Structures and Materials 1996: Mathematics and Control in Smart Structures, (31 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240807
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Meng-Shiun Tsai, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
Kon-Well Wang, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2715:
Smart Structures and Materials 1996: Mathematics and Control in Smart Structures
Vasundara V. Varadan; Jagdish Chandra, Editor(s)

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