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Current flowing multiple-mode piezoelectric shunt dampener
Author(s): Sam Behrens; S. O. Reza Moheimani
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces a new type of passive piezoelectric shunt controller which is capable of damping multiple modes of a flexible structure using one piezoelectric transducer. The current flowing shunt technique has a number of advantages over comparable techniques; it is simpler to implement and requires less discrete circuit elements. The passive control strategy is validated through experimental work on a piezoelectric laminated simply supported beam.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 June 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4697, Smart Structures and Materials 2002: Damping and Isolation, (27 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.472658
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Sam Behrens, Univ. of Newcastle (Australia)
S. O. Reza Moheimani, Univ. of Newcastle (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4697:
Smart Structures and Materials 2002: Damping and Isolation
Gregory S. Agnes, Editor(s)

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