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Semi-active control of a landing gear system using magnetrorheological damper
Author(s): Y. J. Nam; M. K. Park; J. W. Choi; R. Yamane
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Paper Abstract

This paper is concerned with the applicability of the developed MR damper to the landing gear system for the attenuating undesired shock and vibration in the landing and taxing phases. First of all, the experimental model of the MR damper is derived based on the results of performance evaluations. Next, a simplified skyhook controller, which is one of the most straightforward, but effective approaches for improving ride comport in vehicles with active suspensions, is formulated. Finally, the vibration control performances of the landing gear system using the MR damper are theoretically evaluated in the landing phase of the aircraft. A series of simulation analyses show that the proposed MR damper with the skyhook controller is effective for suppressing undesired vibration of the aircraft body.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 679433 (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783774
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Y. J. Nam, Pusan National Univ. (South Korea)
M. K. Park, Pusan National Univ. (South Korea)
J. W. Choi, Pusan National Univ. (South Korea)
R. Yamane, Kokushikan Univ. (Japan)


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ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials

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