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Piezoceramic actuator placement for structural acoustic and vibration control of flat and curved panels
Author(s): Jeffrey S. Bevan; Chuh Mei
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Paper Abstract

Piezoceramic actuator placement is investigated to minimize structurally radiated noise of flat and curved panels subjected to a uniform random acoustic disturbance. The flat panels use traditional PZT actuators, while the curved panels incorporate anisotropic macro fiber composite (MFC) PZT actuators. A linear quadratic regulator (LQR) feedback control augmented with acoustic radiation filters is used to minimize the radiated noise. A coupled finite element model is used in conjunction with a genetic algorithm to determine the optimum actuator location for two PZT actuators. Experiments are conducted to verify analytical simulation results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4327, Smart Structures and Materials 2001: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, (16 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.436577
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Jeffrey S. Bevan, Tollgrade Communications, Inc. (United States)
Chuh Mei, Old Dominion Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4327:
Smart Structures and Materials 2001: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems
L. Porter Davis, Editor(s)

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