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Macro composites with non-classical inclusions for vibration damping in wind turbine
Author(s): Fabio Agnese; Fabrizio Scarpa
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Paper Abstract

A star-shaped biphasic composite has been characterized and successively manufactured. This particular shape could potentially provide an enhancement in terms of strain energy dissipation when compared against classical composites with circular inclusion. The rationale of this work is to demonstrate by means of FE analysis and successively by dynamic testing that this topology effectively provides an increase in damping

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Date Published: 27 March 2012
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 8341, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2012, 834109 (27 March 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917310
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Fabio Agnese, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Fabrizio Scarpa, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8341:
Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2012
Henry A. Sodano, Editor(s)

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