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Vibration isolation of a ship's seat
Author(s): Maryam Agahi; Mehrdad Bahrami Samani; Mehdi Behzad
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Paper Abstract

Different factors cause vibration. These vibrations make the voyages difficult and reduce comfort and convenience in passenger ships. In this paper, the creating factors of vibration have discussed first, then with mathematical modelling it will be attempted to minimize the vibration over the crew's seat. The modelling consists of a system with two degrees of freedom and by using vibration\isolation with passive method of Tuned Mass Damper (TMD) it will be tried to reduce the vibration over personnel. Moreover using active control systems will be compared with passive systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5760, Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Damping and Isolation, (16 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.597401
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Maryam Agahi, Sharif Univ. of Technology (Iran)
Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
Mehrdad Bahrami Samani, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
Mehdi Behzad, Sharif Univ. of Technology (Iran)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5760:
Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Damping and Isolation
Kon-Well Wang, Editor(s)

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