1 May 1992 Use of electro-rheological fluids for adaptive vibration isolation
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Electro-rheological fluids possess properties which render them particularlysuitable for inclusion as the controllable element in a variable stiffness or damping devicewithin an adaptive vibration isolation system. This paper reports on an experimentalinvestigation into the use of polymethycrylate based ER fluids, in particular in a dashpottype device, with the intention of studying their applicability for use in such a system.Initial effort was expended on dynamic modelling of the fluids using parameter estimationtechniques. The scope of this study was concentrated on variables related to fluidconstituent parts, forcing frequency and temperature.
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R. J. Randall, "Use of electro-rheological fluids for adaptive vibration isolation", Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 17772D (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298108; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2298108
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