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Principles Of Vibration Isolation
Author(s): Daniel Vukobratovich
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Paper Abstract

Basic principles of vibration isolation are presented using a simple single-degree-of-freedom-model. This model is used to explain the design of linear spring and damper isolation systems. Governing equations for air spring isolators are reviewed. The relationship between system isolation efficiency and table or platform performance is shown. Some problems with current configurations of vibration isolation systems are analyzed.

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Date Published: 26 August 1987
PDF: 20 pages
Proc. SPIE 0732, 1st Intl Conf on Vibration Control in Optics and Metrology, (26 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937905
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Daniel Vukobratovich, University of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0732:
1st Intl Conf on Vibration Control in Optics and Metrology
Lionel R. Baker; Daniel Vukobratovich, Editor(s)

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