A New Approach to Shock Isolation and Vibration Suppression Using a Resetable Actuator

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James E. Bobrow, Faryar Jabbari, Khiem Thai

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 122(3), 570-573 (Jan 29, 1999) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286629 History: Received January 29, 1999
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Schematic of the active element
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Response of a mass-spring system. Dash-dotted plot is the undamped motion, dashed plot is viscous damping with ζ=.7, and the solid plot is the resetting control law.
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Schematic of a six story building



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