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Active vibration control of frame structures of shear and bending type with smart structure using piezoelectric actuator
Author(s): Takayoshi Kamada; Takafumi Fujita; Takayoshi Hatayama; Takeo Arikabe; Nobuyoshi Murai; Satoru Aizawa; Kohtaro Tohyama
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Paper Abstract

To apply smart structures to buildings, a new vibration control strategy is proposed for flexural-shear type frame structures with smart structures using piezoelectric actuators. Actuators are incorporated in columns, and the response of the entire structure is reduced by controlling the bending moment and axial force of columns. Combined application of these two control is performed by arrangement of actuators. Two control strategies were tested. One is model matching method and author is H(infinity) control theory. Excitation tests were conducted with a 4-story fame structure of total weight 2,000 kg and height 3.7 m having H-steels incorporating actuators as columns. Effectiveness of combined use of bending moment control and axial force control of columns with smart structures was confirmed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 June 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3041, Smart Structures and Materials 1997: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, (6 June 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275711
Show Author Affiliations
Takayoshi Kamada, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Takafumi Fujita, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Takayoshi Hatayama, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Takeo Arikabe, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Nobuyoshi Murai, Takenaka Corp. (Japan)
Satoru Aizawa, Takenaka Corp. (Japan)
Kohtaro Tohyama, Takenaka Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3041:
Smart Structures and Materials 1997: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems
Mark E. Regelbrugge, Editor(s)

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