Stabilization of a Translating Tensioned Beam Through a Pointwise Control Force

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W. D. Zhu

University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250

B. Z. Guo

Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China

C. D. Mote

(Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering) University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 122(2), 322-331 (Sep 09, 1998) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.482458 History: Received September 09, 1998
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Schematic of a constrained translating beam with mixed boundary conditions
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Variation of the stability margin of the first N modes with the constraint location around the center location: (a) N=2, (b) N=10, (c) N=20, (d) N=40, and (e) N=80. Other parameters are the same as those in Fig. 2(a). The interval d∊[0.495,0.53] is divided into a mesh of 141 nodes.
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Distribution of the first 20 eigenvalues for m=0,c=1,d=1/2, and N=20. Other parameters are: (a) ν=0.1, κ=5, and k=2 (“×”); (b) ν=0.5, κ=1, and k=0 (“+”).
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Distribution of the first 20 eigenvalues for m=0,c=1,d=4/5, and N=20. Other parameters are: (a) ν=0.1, κ=5, and k=2 (“×”); (b) ν=0.5, κ=1, and k=0 (“+”).



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