1 May 1992 Non-resonant systems for adaptive and smart structural control
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Smart structures withstanding earthquake and high wind have emerged using complex systems such as Active Mass Driven (AMD) and Active Variable Stiffness (AVS) Systems. A simple alternative system is proposed where a system of auxiliary masses move in a prescribed fashion. The mass translation changes the dynamic characteristics to render the structure non-resonant during the external stimuli. The lower amplitude of vibration of a non-resonant system reduces the damage and disruption. The dynamic response is modeled by the analysis of a cantilever beam with auxiliary masses moving in a prescribed fashion.
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Andrew K. Tay, "Non-resonant systems for adaptive and smart structural control", Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 17771K (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298079; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2298079
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