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Optimum Response Simulation of Multidegree Systems by Pulse Excitation

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S. F. Masri

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.

G. A. Bekey

Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.

F. B. Safford

Agbabian Assoc., El Segundo, Calif.

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 97(1), 46-52 (Mar 01, 1975) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3426871 History: Received January 01, 1974; Online July 13, 2010

Abstract

A computer algorithm is presented for the optimum selection of a series or train of force pulses for application to a continuous system. The optimized pulse train generates oscillations in a system to match within specified error bounds the responses which would be produced by a continuous loading of arbitrary nature such as earthquake excitation. This computationally efficient algorithm is applied to several examples including a model of a physical system. It is shown that it is feasible to adequately simulate the motion of a complicated system by using appropriate force pulse trains.

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