Distributed active shock absorbers for flexible structures

Lei Chen*, Morteza Mohammadzaheri, Fangpo He, Karl Sammut

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

A Multi-Degree-Of-Freedom (MDOF) Distributed Active Shock Absorber (DASA) for shock vibration suppression in flexible structures is investigated in this paper. The DASA is a simple firstorder controller that is designed based on the modal positive position feedback strategy to suppress transient vibrations of flexible structures at various harmonics. The DASA can be constructed by using piezoceramic sensors and actuators that are controlled by micro-controller. The effectiveness of the DASA design is validated through multiple-mode control on a flexible cantilever beam system with a single sensor/actuator pair. The experimental results reveal that the proposed strategy is a potentially viable means for real-time control of vibration in large flexible structures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceeding of the 5th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications, ISMA 2008
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Event5th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications, ISMA 2008 - Amman, Jordan
Duration: May 27 2008May 29 2008

Other

Other5th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications, ISMA 2008
CountryJordan
CityAmman
Period5/27/085/29/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Distributed active shock absorbers for flexible structures'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this