9 June 1999 Design and prototyping of an actuator for vibration control
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Abstract
To assist in the development of vibration isolation systems, we have developed an actuator which seeks to improve performance using only internal position measurements. As such, the actuator can act as a variable-stiffness member and can improve vibrational performance of the structure. In addition to providing good isolation itself, such as actuator also has the potential to enhance the performance of systems based on more sophisticated controllers.
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David R. Smith, John P. D'Angelo, Said Wahid Zewari, Kenneth A. Blumenstock, Kenneth R. Lee, Richard Sturmfels, "Design and prototyping of an actuator for vibration control", Proc. SPIE 3668, Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, (9 June 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.350769; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.350769
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