6 May 1994 Active isolation devices
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This paper examines the design of a linear motor combining piezoceramic actuation with viscoelastic damping. The actuator consists of aluminum discs alternately treated with piezoceramics and viscoelastic material. The discs are joined together by a rod through their center and cantilevered inside a cylinder to form a linear motor. This configuration offers increased design flexibility. The issues of a combined passive/active actuator design are discussed in terms of vibration isolation.
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Brett J. Pokines, Brett J. Pokines, Mark D. Holcomb, Mark D. Holcomb, Daniel J. Inman, Daniel J. Inman, W. Keith Belvin, W. Keith Belvin, } "Active isolation devices", Proc. SPIE 2190, Smart Structures and Materials 1994: Smart Structures and Intelligent Systems, (6 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175232; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.175232
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